Overview

ID: India - 1947
Location: Mumbai, Dharampur, Paparada, Palghar, Dhule, Amravati, and Dangs districts
Dates:  October-December 2020, or January-March 2021
Project Length: 14 days
Producer: Michelle Scott

ABOUT our community PARTNER

Established in 2009, this organization’s mission is income generation in agriculture and ecology enhancement through beekeeping with indigenous bees. Their goals include creating more livelihoods around the beekeeping value chain, and increasing awareness about the importance of bees of small-holder agriculture and reduce unsustainable honey-hunting practices.

ASSIGNMENT DETAILS

The project sites are located in Palghar, Maharashta, Dangs, Gujarat, and Dharampur, Gujarat. You will be working on capturing how the organization through training farmers in beekeeping works to increase pollination – and in turn increases rural incomes and improves livelihoods. He/she will also interview female farmers in the Dhule and Dang districts (the organization’s women empowerment program and Self-Help Groups).

The images will be posted on social media to highlight their work, annual reports and other communication materials.

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

  • Proficient in photo-documentary/photojournalism (and videography)

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills

  • Adaptable to new and different situations, flexible and patient

 Desirable

  • Experience in overseas development

    *not suitable for persons with bee sting and pollen allergies/reactions

 

ASSIGNMENT COSTS

$2,941 USD

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