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SRISTI – institutional support to the activities of the Honey Bee Network

SRISTI, setup in 1993, is a developmental voluntary organization aiming to strengthen the creativity of/at/for grassroots communities, and individual innovators. It supports eco-friendly solutions to local problems being scouted, spawned and spread by the Honey Bee Network for over 33 … Continue reading

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Video | “India’s hidden hotbeds of invention”: Anil Gupta and the Honey Bee Network on TED.com

Anil Gupta is on the hunt for the developing world’s unsung inventors — indigenous entrepreneurs whose ingenuity, hidden by poverty, could change many people’s lives. He shows how the Honey Bee Network helps them build the connections they need — … Continue reading

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Slideshow | Harvesting honey in Kanyakumari district: Kaani (Kani) community honeybee project – Tamil Nadu

Photos and information: courtesy Davidson Sargunam 2015 Tribal Foundation (Nagercoil) After constantly monitoring the honey bee nests, the tribal people will extract honey on March 5, 2015 for the first time in the area. […] Some bee colonies are left … Continue reading

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The “master honey hunters” of Wayanad’s forests: Kattunayikka tribesmen’s involvement for sustainable harvesting – Kerala

KOZHIKODE: Heavy summer rain has turned out to be manna from the skies for tribal honey hunters in Wayanad, the leading wild honey producing region in the state. The massive blooming of forest flora after the summer rain has given … Continue reading

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The Jennu Habba (Honey Festival): “We would like to share with our children the thrill and joy of our traditions” – Southern region

It is the honey season and bee hives in the forest are bursting with sweetness. Over generations our people, the Kattunayakans have mastered the skills required to take honey from the hives. With a rich history of song, dance and … Continue reading

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