Bee Keeping Experteer

Support Economic Empowerment in Bamenda, Cameroon


Skills: 
Agriculture
Can Start: 
as soon as possible
Can Stay: 
2¾ months to 5½ months
Must Speak: 
English
Helpful if Speaks: 
French
Benefits: 
Learning Opportunity

We think this is an exciting project for the experienced agriculture professional to support Economic Empowerment in Bamenda, Cameroon.

Opportunity Details


PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND IMPACT

Our organization has been providing training for community members especially women in Balikumbat Sub Division in rural Cameroon. Are you a professional bee farmer and wants to pass the knowledge to another person in Africa? Then CAEPA, Cameroon will help you achieve your mission of reaching out to the people who are most in need of your expertise. An Experteer will have to do practical training for women and community members, ranging from hive construction, installation, harvesting and processing of honey.

DELIVERABLES

Responsibilities of the Experteer

  • Fundraising to expand the apiary
  • Identify and create marketing channels for honey and wax products
  • Oversee the tree planting in the apiary, the higher the number of trees the higher the quantity of nectar produced by the bees
  • Bringing their own equipment such as clothing, boots, gloves, veils and smokers to make training easy
  • practical training, such as making and installing bee hives, harvesting honey, checking colonized hives etc.,

 

 

 

NEEDED SKILLS:

  • Agriculture

NEEDED LANGUAGES:

  • English

ADDITIONAL USEFUL LANGUAGES:

  • French

We Provide These Local Benefits


LEARNING OPPORTUNITY

A chance to learn about different cultures and how people respond to change.

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS

Volunteer guide for local tours

VIRTUAL

This opportunity accepts applications for virtual experteers.

Questions & Answers About this Opportunity


Currently accepting applications

Organization


Industry: Environmental Services

Mission: Economic Empowerment

Size: Small organization: 5 - 25 persons

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