Promotion of the Chyura Honey Value Chain in India : Sustainable Livelihoods in the Kailash Sacred Landscape (2015)
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Six villages (Gogna, Khitoli, Bera, Sailguwani, Jamradi, and Nishni) in Pithoragarh District of Uttarakhand, India, with a strong tradition of beekeeping have been selected as pilot sites for the honey value chain. The high availability of chyura trees in these sites increases the scope for beekeeping and honey production. With 10,777 fully grown chyura trees, about 21,500–32,300 kg of high-quality honey worth INR 86–129 million (USD 139,000–208,000) can be produced each year using improved modern bee management techniques and equipment...
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