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The specialist international beekeeping organisation

Making a difference worldwide

WORKING TO ALLEVIATE POVERTY

We support people in the world’s poorest regions. Helping them keep bees, so creating food, income and employment.

CHAMPIONING BIODIVERSITY

We help protect bees and the plants bees use for food - so securing a healthy environment for people and wildlife.

SHARING KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

We provide reliable information and knowledge on all aspects of beekeeping - particularly for those in difficult environments.

FACILITATING FAIR MARKET ACCESS

We work hard to ensure that beekeepers have good access to fair and rewarding markets - both local and distant.

GROWING NETWORKS AND COMMUNITIES

We work with like-minded organisations and individuals worldwide. Serving beekeepers and sharing best practice. 

BEEKEEPING CAN CHANGE LIVES - OUR APPROACH

Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do. Read about our approach to development and why beekeeping helps. Find out more

BEST FOR BEES AND BEST FOR PEOPLE

Bees for Development promotes sustainable beekeeping as a means of alleviating poverty and promoting biodiversity. We run practical, community-based projects around the world. Our principal activities are the development, funding and support of locally-run, self-sustaining education initiatives and supporting market access. We also publish the unique ‘Info Hive’ online knowledge-base for beekeepers. Find out more

SPONSOR A RESOURCE BOX

Sponsor training materials for a beekeeping school or club working in the poorest countries.

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SUBSCRIBE TO OUR QUARTERLY JOURNAL

Read by beekeepers in 130 countries, this unique Journal offers fresh perspectives.

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GIVE A DONATION

We are a small and unique charity. Your donation will make a real difference for bees and people in the world’s poorest places.

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VOLUNTEER

Our volunteers fulfil many different roles: working in our shop and offices and at events. Our Trustees are also volunteers.

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BEEKEEPING SAFARIS

Enjoyed by beekeepers and non-beekeepers alike our ‘full-board’ safaris offer unique opportunities to learn about bees, beekeeping and botany around the world. Visit beautiful locations such as Vietnam, Trinidad and Tobago and Turkey, make new friends, experience local culture and hospitality and stay in carefully selected, top-quality hotels. Find out more

email us: info@beesfordevelopment.org or call us in the UK: +44 (0)1600 714848

Bees for development Trust is the working title of The Troy Trust, Registered Charity 1078803
Registered Address: 1 Agincourt Street, Monmouth, NP25 3DZ, UK
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