Uganda:Taking Pride in Honey Business | Global Focus | UN Story

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Betty Ayikoru is a beekeeper , fa r mer , and an local councillor in Arua district in northern Uganda. She works with Honey Pride Arua , a social enterprise founded by Sam Aderubo and supported by the U nited N ations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) . Like many others, her life has improved thanks to skill s training , and the sustainable market provided by the business .

Northern Uganda has higher poverty and less employment tha n the rest of the country, which is why the UN is backing projects aimed at boosting the regional economy and creating sustainable employment for local people.

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