Green Honey Company Limited

Integrating beekeeping into crop farming to increase crop yield
2019 SEED Low Carbon Award Sustainable Agriculture Kumasi, Ghana

Green Honey Company Limited trains farms to integrate beekeeping into crop farming as a method to reduce chemical use, increase crop yield and food quality. The bee products are purchased from the farmers to provide a ready market. The bee products are then repackaged and sold to retail outlets such as supermarkets.

An online system is used to provide a common platform for farmers to facilitate knowledge sharing and access larger markets.

Eco-Inclusive Impacts

Green Honey Company Limited improves the quality of food by reducing the use of chemicals in farms. It also provides training and knowledge sharing across Ghana to over 1,000 farmers, 30% of whom are women.
  • Engaging up to 30% women in the value chain for repacking and processing of bee products.
  • Training over 1,000 farmers to integrate beekeeping to improve crop yields.
  • Diversifying farmer income streams.

  • Encouraging zero chemical usage in farms and generating up to double yields.
  • Increasing natural flora and fauna diversity in the ecosystem.
  • Improving quality of food harvest and chemical-free bee products.

  • Providing alternative sources of income for farmers through bee products.
  • Doubling the revenue and ensuring financial stability of farmers through increased crop yield and sales.
  • Increasing demand for high quality honey, and generating market opportunities for farmers.



This enterprise is supported through its partnerships with various stakeholders, ranging from national and international organisations, investors, research institutes, suppliers, governmental bodies, NGOs, other social and environmental enterprises and more.

Ministry of Food and Agriculture helps organise farmers into farm-based organizations that help facilitate knowledge transfer and support.

Loonlla Beekeepers Association is a cooperative formed by farmers that help implement activities and knowledge transfer during training.

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