13th National Honeybee Farming and Management Training Workshop in PU
LAHORE: (Monday, March 13, 2017): Punjab University Department of Zoology’s Honeybee Research Program has organized 13th National Honeybee Farming and Management Training Workshop in which master trainers, extension officers, university teachers, progressive farmers and women entrepreneurs from all the four provinces, AJK, Gilgit-Baltistan and various federal and provincial organizations are participating. Inaugurating the 5 day training workshop, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Naeem Khan, Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences, appreciated the efforts of the Department of Zoology for initiating industrial linkages with honeybee sector for training and transfer of modern research technology for the socio-economic development of the country. Dr. Naeem Khan said that the workshop will help in creating more employment and business opportunities for farmers, rural development and economic empowerment of household rural women through training and transfer of modern beekeeping technologies. Chairman Zoology Department Prof Dr Javed Iqbal Qazi, Incharge Honeybee Research Program Dr Nasreen Muzafar and Zoology faculty members were also present on the occasion. The workshop will have 5 technical sessions and trainers will be given extensive on-hand practical training in PU apiary and honeybee farms.
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