Current Status of the Beekeepers, Beehives and Honey Production After the Floods
The entire beekeeping community in Gilgit, Hunza-Nagar, Ghizer, Chitral and Kalash Valley have been severely affected by Monsoon rains and floods that started in July and continued until September 2010. These floods resulted in massive infrastructural damage and property losses.
The beekeepers concerned about their capacity to produce the honey committed to fill the orders made by the hotels and grocery stores for 2011 and send their children back to quality schools.
· No honey production expected until end of March 2011.