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.
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.
Proficient in photo-documentary/photojournalism (and videography)
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
Adaptable to new and different situations, flexible and patient
Experience in overseas development
*not suitable for persons with bee sting and pollen allergies/reactions
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