3500 Members; Hurungwe and Mutoko Districts Beekeepers in Hurungwe District of Mashonaland West and Mutoko District of Mashonaland East Provinces work in groups. Those in Mutoko formed an association known as Mutoko Beekeepers Association to enable the members of the association to bargain for fair prices of their produce collectively. Members of the Hurungwe beekeeping groups managed to establish a honey-processing centre at Magunje Growth Point with assistance from Zimbabwe
Farmers Development Trust
The latter Trust facilitated the establishment of another honey processing factory at Nyanga District Centre to serve beekeepers in Nyanga and Manicaland Province. Zimbabwe Farmers Development Trust has Board Members derived from the beekeepers and experts from different disciplines essential for the provision of technical backstopping support to producers.