Apimondia: Beekeeping and rural development

by Tisha Steyn Beekeeping has the potential to benefit rural development, but in Africa, it is not always easy. Five presentations with this theme were presented at the Africa Regional Apimondia Symposium in Durban earlier this year. These papers put the experiences of beekeepers in rural Africa into perspective.[...]

By Benine Ackermann|14th July 2023|Categories: Articles, Resource management, Zambia|Tags: , |

Beekeeping Part 5: Challenges that beekeepers face

A beekeeper faces many challenges, but persistence is usually met with success. The biggest challenges are finding a suitable terrain for his apiary and sufficient and diverse forage, the provision of fresh water, poisoning of bees, natural enemies of the bees, theft and vandalism by humans, climate change hazards[...]

By Specialist Writer|23rd November 2022|Categories: Articles, Farm smart!|Tags: , , , , , |
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