Mega Nagaland honey fest 2010, a unique and first of its kind event organised by Nagaland Beekeeping and Honey Mission will be held concurrently with 2nd North East Agri Expo 2010 at Dimapur.
According to mission director & Team Leader, NBHM, Mhathung Yanthan, the event would highlight the role of different players/stakeholders that goes in the making of ever growing beekeeping and honey industry.
The department would provide opportunity to interact, explore, collaborate, and exchange learning and experiences, besides meeting people involved in beekeeping and honey sector from India and neighbouring countries and particularly beekeeping community of North Eastern Region of India.
The NBHM would host and organise the festival by providing exhibition stalls for participants who are involved with beekeeping and honey enterprise. It would also showcase beekeeping scenario of Nagaland and involve the participation of local beekeepers and entrepreneurs in the sector.
Participants include commercial beekeepers; organisations/international associations involved in beekeeping and honey development projects; companies/suppliers of beekeeping equipment; traders of honey and hive products like pollen, royal jelly, propolis, wax and value added products and api-therapists, besides others.
NBHM informed that within the main honey pavilion, stalls on photo exhibition, beekeeping tools and equipments, honey cosmetics and toiletries, honey medicines, api-therapy, honey confectionaries, sale of different types of honey and bee products and many others would be set up.