TIKA to faciliates advanced Queen Bee Research Lab in Pakistan

Muhammad Umar 

Islamabad: Turkish donor agenc Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) will support Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) to establish an advanced Queen Bee Research Lab and domestication of modern Turkish bee hive in Pakistan.

TIKA will also assist in up gradation, renovation installation of research gadgets and will ensure the provision of 50 Turkish Model Bee hives for research purpose and demonstration to beekeepers.

Gokhan Umut, Program coordinator (TIKA) Islamabad and Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) signed a Letter of Intent (LoI), to establish an advanced Queen Bee Research Lab and domestication of modern Turkish bee hive in Pakistan a PARC head quatrter in Islamabad.

Under this project PARC and Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) will ensure the implementation and collaboration of the TIKA-PARC advanced queen Research Lab project at Honey Bee Research Institute (HBRI), NARC.

The parties will cooperate in joint research for establishing advance Honey Bee Queen Research Lab with molecular level research facilities at Honey Bee Research Institute (HBRI), NARC and domestication and adaptation of Turkish model bee hive in Pakistan for higher honey production and colony productivity.

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