Click here to read AgriProFocus interview with Jony Girma about his honey agribusiness called APIS Agribusiness P.L.C., which not only aims to become the number one organic honey producer but which is also determined to contribute to rural youth employment, rural development and natural forest conservation in Ethiopia.
Jony Girma is a member of the Youth in Agribusiness Community of Practice that was launched in September 2016 to create a platform for all professionals working with youth agripreneurs to share expertise and experiences.
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