A huge thank you to Ian Wallace from Quince Honey Farm for running the 2016 London Marathon, finishing 26 miles in 3hrs 33 mins 9 secs. A terrific run completing ahead of 29,000 runners. We are very grateful to Ian for raising £2000 that will be used for our project work in Africa.
The Master Wax Chandler, Dr Andrew Mair presenting the Right Honourable the Lord Mayor of the City of London, with a gift of beekeeping equipment. We were delighted to be asked by the Worshipful Company of Wax Chandlers to provide this gift in return for a donation enabling us to provide a small community with a […]
Nana Yaw Adobah the Bees Abroad trainer in Twifo Praso (Central Region) has been awarded the Beekeeper of the Year 2015 by the Ghanaian government. Nana was instrumental in training two other trainers in Ghana, Victor Ayeebo from Adrucom (Northern Region) and Godwin Kodua from Acrudev (Volta Region). A group of Bees Abroad and affiliated […]
Liz Bates has written a wonderful article in the magazine BeeCraft, explaining how the migration of honeybees in Kenya is part of the natural rhythm of beekeeping in a region with two rainy seasons. She also demonstrates how, with help from Bees Abroad, these communities are sourcing hive equipment locally, and making valuable products.
In the arid and semi-arid Land of Laikipia County and Parts of Lower Samburu, 900 pastoralist and agro-pastoral households diversify livelihoods and increase their income through Beekeeping. They have learned the value of protecting their environment to improve their honey production, and are now raising their own cuttings and seedlings for their own use.
John and Mary Home are visiting Kenya. A visit to Kerio Valley to give training in making soap from beeswax and honey. Then off to Laikaipia meeting with David Njugna and the Deputy Minister for small livestock, including bees. John Home is pleased to present a Refractometer kindly donated by www.mannlake.co.uk to Bee Products Enterprise […]
Thank to everyone who stopped by our stand on Saturday 5th March 2016. We enjoyed our day at Bee Tradex and were delighted to meet many of our supporters. Your next opportunity to meet us and find out more about our projects will be at the BBKA Spring Convention at Harper Adams in April. Our […]
Many people, both here in the UK and around the world who knew Pam Gregory will be sad to hear that she died after a long illness in October; however those who knew of her life and work will also wish to celebrate her achievements in the beekeeping world. Pam joined with Jeff Bee, Claire […]
Roy Dyche and Geoff Redwood have recently returned from our Hoima project in Uganda, which was begun in May 2012, its aim being to help vulnerable women in this District to provide for their large households by introducing them to modern, environmentally sustainable beekeeping as a source of much-needed income.