News from Bees Abroad

The latest from our project managers and other volunteers

Have you ever thought of leaving a donation in your Will? It is a simple way of making a difference. Once you have taken care of your loved ones, you can include a gift to our work in your Will. More about leaving a legacy

To mark World Bee Day on May 20th, read how Bees Abroad is Focussing on Health & Wellbeing in this fascinating article by Neil and Dr Katherine Brent, Bees Abroad Partnership Managers, Sierra Leone.

Welcome to our 2019 Annual Report Thank you for your interest in Bees Abroad. We hope you enjoy reading about our project work and find this publication engaging and informative. We strive to improve the way we communicate with our supporters; we would value your feedback about this publication. Our Mission Our focus is the … Continue reading Annual Project Report 2019

In a small corner of Wales, 21 years ago, a group of four beekeepers gathered. As a result ‘Bees Abroad’ was born on 18 April 1999.

Bees Abroad are pleased to be launching a brand new partnership with GoEthical, The Ethical Marketplace App, built from our shared values around understanding the importance of sustainable produce.

Read about how Bees Abroad is supporting International Women’s Day 2020 by empowering women in Kisoro, Uganda to have “A Bright Future With Bees”.

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

Our Christmas appeal is raising funds for a new project in Ghana which will help people like Simon (pictured) to become beekeepers, offering a means of financial support towards their future. Simon was only able to start school last year at 17 as he worked with his father catching fish on Lake Volta from a … Continue reading Helping young people succeed through beekeeping

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.