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Case story: New Niches and Novel Enterprises
Gore, a town in southwestern Ethiopia, located in the Metu–Gore–Tepi montane moist forest ecosystem, in Ale district, Illubabor Zone, Oromia Region, is known for its honey. The town’s prime location, high altitude of 2085 metres (6,841 feet), as well as diverse flora, makes it ideal for beekeeping, which has historically been practised using traditional methods.
Three years of the MOYESH project: A model for holistic, inclusive development, and circular economies, through beekeeping and sericulture farming
In October 2019, the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation and Ethiopia Jobs Creation Commission (JCC), launched the More Young Entrepreneurs in Silk and Honey (MOYESH) project.