Bees Abroad Blog

The latest from our project managers and other volunteers

Come and meet us

We always enjoy meeting our supporters.  We will have a stand at the following shows this summer: Saturday 29th February – Bedfordshire BKA AGM Saturday 29th February – Derbyshire Pre-Season Annual Conference Saturday 7th March – Cambridgeshire BKA Conference Saturday 7th March – Lancashire Bee Convention Saturday 14th March – Beetradex Saturday 28th March Suffolk … Continue reading Come and meet us

We part funded a project to investigate the Impact of Beekeeping with Indigenous Bees on Mango and Cashew Production in India. We presented the report at Apimondia in Montreal in September, you can read it here… Impact of Beekeeping with Indigenous Bees

Beekeeping for Livelihoods, Lake Volta Trisha Marlow, Partnership Manager, explains the process of project selection for funding After two days’ travel south on local transport, the stifling heat and bouts of torrential rain in northern Ghana are already a distant memory. I meet up with Michael – my regional trainer – who has come from … Continue reading Ekye Beekeepers Union – changing lives for fishing and farming families

Research presented at Apimondia, the international beekeeping conference held in Montreal, Canada this September this year.

A Case Study of a Cluster of Three Diverse Poverty Relief Projects and Their Local Lead NGO in Kasese, Western Uganda Bees Abroad presented a paper on Monday 9 September at Apimondia, the bi-annual international beekeeping conference, held in Montreal, Canada. Jane Ridler described a study which was designed to test an approach to establishing … Continue reading How can we measure the success of beekeeping projects?

Stuart has just returned from Monze District, located in the Southern Province of Zambia - read about his experiences.

Martin Kunz, our Project Manager, reports from India on the Under The Mango Tree project

A Beekeeping Course for the Murambo Beekeepers Catherine Ridler October 2018 The four-day residential course was run by Daniel Ngangasi and Simon Byongo from LIDEFO.

Bees Abroad Projects Win 1st, 2nd and 3rd Prizes in New Charity Class at National Honey Show Bees Abroad are world leaders in the practical relief of poverty through beekeeping.

The Bia Biosphere Reserve in west Ghana covers some 7,770 hectares and is where the country’s major forest animals are found including the forest elephant and the endangered bongo.

  Learn how 2018 World Bee Day was celebrated in Kenya Celebration of work Kenya

News from the National Show held in Nanyuki Town, Kenya. Congratulations go to Joseph Gitonga and the team on this very well-deserved prize.