Social and Economic Auditing of Beekeeping in Uttara Kannada, India


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Poornima, B.S. (2014) Social and Economic Auditing of Beekeeping in Uttara Kannada, India. ISCA Journal of Biological Sciences, 3 (2). pp. 64-66. ISSN 278-3202


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Social and economic auditing of beekeeping in Uttara Kannada conducted between May 2008 – May 2011, showed that all beekeepers practiced beekeeping with Apisceranaindica and it is profitable as subsidiary industry. Most beekeepers of the study area acquired training in beekeeping from KVIC (57.97%), KVIB (3.9%) in collaboration with Beekeepers Cooperative Societies. NGO and trained beekeepers also played significant role in beekeeping training. The survey on the socio-economic aspects revealed that, 93% of beekeepers are happy with job satisfaction. 97.6% members of family liked beekeeping and 68% spouses participated in beekeeping. Only 3.6% beekeepers were involved in the preparation of value added products; 65.1% of beekeepers were not happy with loan facilities; and 80.7% of beekeepers were satisfied with marketing conditions

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Social and Economic Auditing; Beekeeping
Subjects: Faculty of Science > Environmental and Biological Sciences > Zoology
Divisions: Jnana Bharathi / Central College Campus > Department of Zoology
Depositing User: Ms. Rekha Jadhav
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2016 08:07
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2016 08:07

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