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Presented By: Kelvin Odoobo

Event: 2nd ECHO East Africa Pastoralist Symposium (2016-03-02)

Session: The presentation details how African Beekeepers can use The Hive Business Model to build and sustain profitable beekeeping businesses using The Hive Beekeepers Starter Kit comprising of the CAB Hive uniquely made to meet the demands of the African bee and how this model completes the value chain, success stories, major challenges and how these models can be adopted.

Biographical information: Kelvin Odoobo is Managing Director - East Africa at The Hive Group. He has over 10 years of experience in promoting improved farming technologies for small scale farmers and supporting them to ensure that success is achieved. He has previously worked as an Agronomist in Balton Uganda and founded the Agriculture Department in Balton Rwanda where he served as Agriculture Manager. He has worked with farmers, NGOs, arms of governments, development organizations and private investors in all 5 East African countries. He holds a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Agriculture from Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda.