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Trainee Master Beekeepers attend review meeting Finished palm hive ready for siting Kafui working on a borassus palm log hive Richard and Kwasi - aspiring young beekeepers

Bees for Development Trust

Org #26823
Vetted since 2015 Site Visit Verified
1993
year founded
$27,081
raised on GlobalGiving
4
years fundraising
3
projects funded

Mission

Bees for Development assists beekeepers living in poor and remote areas of the world - lifting them out of poverty through beekeeping. We work with individuals, trainers, community groups and associations, raising the profile of apiculture in developing countries to ensure a sustainable future for bees, people and the environment. We have five Strategic Objectives: Educating and informing beekeepers, old and new, and those that represent them, so they can keep bees successfully & sustainably Helping beekeepers to access to fair and reliable markets so they can earn more and support their families Developing policy so the contribution of beekeeping to sustainable livelihoods, bio... read more

Project Leaders
Janet  Lowore
Janet Lowore
Team
Nicola Bradbear, Janet Lowore
Organization Information
1 Agincourt Street
Monmouth
Monmouth, NP25 3DZ
United Kingdom
+44 (0) 1600 714848

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #8398140122
Organization Information
1 Agincourt Street
Monmouth
Monmouth, NP25 3DZ
United Kingdom
+44 (0) 1600 714848

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #8398140122

Project Reports

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Sep 4, 2019
Hive innovation is the key to success
Our Master Beekeepers in Ghana are becoming ever more masterful! Not only in beekeeping but also in innovation. Here we show that they are learning how to make hives using hollow logs of borassus...
May 29, 2019
To make profit in beekeeping, hives must be low cost.
In Ghana, where we are working, bees are free! And bee flowers with their nectar harvest, are free too! Beehives are the main cost-item for beekeepers. That's why we are working with our Master...
Feb 11, 2019
Cash from cashews, money from honey - in Ghana
“Bees on my farm will improve my cashew nut yields. I can sell more nuts and also honey and beeswax to take care of my children and to pay their school fees” Naomi, 2018. Naomi from...
 
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