Honey production in Qatar almost doubled last year

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Honey production in Qatar almost doubled last year

Qatar's honey generation nearly multiplied a year ago contrasted with 2017 gratitude to the national task for beekeeping of the Ministry of Municipality and Environment. 

Under the venture, the nearby honey creation expanded over 10.4 tons in 2018 from over 6.3 tons in 2017, the Ministry said in report discharged as of late. The venture helped produce around 31 tons of honey of the honey of blossoming plants of Sidr, Al Rabi and Al Samur from 2013 to 2018. 

Qatar is seeing the second collecting period of honey which falls in May. There are two honey reaping seasons in Qatar. Sidr honey is gathered in November and Al Rabi and Al Samur honey is collected in May. 

The honey creation in Qatar was recorded 2.1 tons in 2013 which expanded to around 4 tons in 2014. The generation expanded in 2015 coming to over 3.1 tons. In any case, it expanded altogether to over 4.8 tons in 2016. 

 

The national undertaking for beekeeping by the Agricultural Affairs Department at the Ministry of Municipality and Environment was propelled the nation over in 2013. The activity aided changing over the beekeeping from side interest of certain people to a beneficial business. 

The venture goes for expanding independence of Qatar in honey creation and giving additional salary to the ranchers urging them to put resources into rural part. The national undertaking for beekeeping in Qatar goes for supporting bumble bee cultivating to help the creation. 

Prior talking at an occasion, Yousuf Al Khulaifi, Director, Agricultural Affairs Department at the Ministry of Municipality and Environment said that the national venture for beekeeping was propelled in 2013 with 30 honey bee ranches. "Presently we have several nearby honey bee ranches. A significant number of them have multiplied their creation with the help of the service," said Al Khulaifi. 

The Agricultural Affairs Department gives colonies the various important assistants to the farmers.They are likewise given preparing on most recent systems of honey bee cultivating. The ranches were given by the service unique bundles to advertise their items to pull in the clients. 

A nearby beekeeper said that the Ministry disseminated total devices and gear for honey bee keeping and gave different stages to promoting the items. 

He included that every neighborhood homestead keen on beekeeping were given colonies, dresses, compartments for putting away and other fundamental things free of cost, once to urge them to start the business. He said there are three sorts of honey in Qatar – Sidr, Samur and Al Rabi as indicated by the regular blooms and Sidr honey is being created in enormous amount in Qatar and has the most astounding interest.

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