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Iraqi Women Take Advantage of Beekeeping Business Opportunities

Saleh Matar Hamd, an instructor at the Salah ad-Din Economic Development Organization began teaching local Iraqi women a course on beekeeping, April 28. The course aims to teach women how to keep and handle bees to cultivate honey with the goal of creating small businesses.



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This work, Iraqi Women Take Advantage of Beekeeping Business Opportunities, by SSG Richard Colletta, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:04.28.2010

Date Posted:05.05.2010 02:54

Photo ID:275788

VIRIN:100505-A-#####-001

Resolution:3872x2592

Size:2.22 MB

Location:BAYJI, IQGlobe

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