Climate change, deforestation, cripple Pakistan’s honey exports

Beekeeper producing honey in the traditional way beside the dusty road up to Babusar Pass

Zarine Khan, a resident of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s (KP) Haripur district, has been involved in beri honey farming for the last two decades. But what he has witnessed in recent years has left him devastated. “Last year was especially destructive,” he said. “My income is at a dead end and the loss is irreparable.”