Past issues of Bees for Development Journal

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Issue 106 March 2013

 

Practical - Foundation

Forest conservers

Tree bees use - Parkia Biglobosa

Bees for prosperity

Seed freedom

Profitabilty, productivity and sustainability in beekeeping

Response to Warre experience in Africa

Response to Latin America's pathe to sustainable beekeeping

Smoking Hives

Pesticides kill bees in Ethiopia

Recent research

Notice board

News around the world

Look and learn ahead

Bookshelf

Issue 105 December 2012

 

 

 

 

Latin America's path to sustainable beekeeping

11th AAA Conference

Apitrade Africa

Trees Bees Use Schefflera volkensii

News around the World

Warré experience in Africa

Repercussions in Chile from EU judgment on honey concerning genetically modified pollen

Urban beekeeping in Bahir Dar

Recent research

Clearer rules on pollen in honey

Bees helping people - a humanitarian beekeeping project in Slovenia

Bookshelf

Look and Learn Ahead

Notice Board

Issue 104 September 2012

 

Waterproof papier mache hive

Forest hero

EU GM policy may damage  honey trade from developing countries

Calling African beekeepers

Update on BfDJ 103 - fungicide residues bankrupt beekeepers in Vietnam

Trees Bees Use Becium grandiflorum

Zanzibar beekeeping project

News around the world

AAA News

Letter - nicotine in honey

Look & Learn Ahead

Notice Board

Bookshelf

Issue 103 June 2012
BfDJ103

 

Extensive beekeeping
Fungicide residues bankrupt beekeepers
Asian Apicultural Association News
Notice Board
Projects underway at BfD
Letters - baiting hives
News around the World
Look and Learn Ahead
Notice Board
Bookshelf

Issue 102 March 2012

 

Importance of stingless bees in El Salvador
Stake holders share hive technology experiences
Recent research
Letters
Trees Bees Use -  Bombax costatum
Marketing strategy for honey in Ethiopia
40 nations eligible for honey import to EU
Look and Learn Ahead
Notice Board
Bookshelf

 

 Issue 101 December 2011

 

Practical beekeeping - A simple method for feeding bees
Poverty reduction and biodiversity conservation
Researcher nets green prize
Apimondia in Argentina
Letters
News around the World
Trees Bees Use
Look and Learn Ahead
Notice Board
Bookshelf

Issue 100 September 2011

iBfdj 100

 

Practical beekeeping - Adding value to bee products in Tanzania
Crucial value of pollinators 
Creation of a bee sanctuary
Beekeeping livelihoods in the Himalayas
Increase in EU support for beekeeping 
Caribbean Congress in Grenada
Inspirational poem by Deslyn Richards 
Stingless bees in Ghana
News around the World
Letter - a response to Varroa in tropical Africa
AAA move   
Trees Bees Use - sweet tamarind
Look and Learn Ahead
Bookshelf 

 

Issue 99 June 2011

BfDJ 99 cover

 

 

 

 

Practical beekeeping - how to make a bee evacuator
Access to finance for rural honey trade
Appropriate training for beekeepers
Profitability of Apis cerana in Vietnam
Caribbean Update
News around the World
Apitrade Africa
Look Ahead/Learn Ahead
Notice Board
Bookshelf

 

Issue 98 March 2011

BfDJ 98 cover

 

 

 

 

 

 

Practical beekeeping - dividing honey bee colonies in Ethiopia
Local style beekeeping in Sierra Leone
Trees Bees Use - Haematoxylum Campechianum
World honey
10th AAA Conference
ApiTrade Africa
News around the World
Recent research
Call to ban pesticides
Letters
Look Ahead/Learn Ahead
Notice Board
Bookshelf

Issue 97 December 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Africa-Wales Honey and Beeswax Trade Project
Look ahead, learn ahead
Weighing Top Bar Hives
Recent research - landing lights for bumblebees
Organic beekeeping - a response
International Honey Commission
EU honey update
News around the World
Recent research - wild bee conservation
Resources
Bookshelf
Notice board

Issue 96 September 2010

 

 

Bee-friendly beekeeping part 2
Organic beekeeping - a discussion
Combs across top-bars or frames
Understanding the HACCP
News around the World
Look ahead, learn ahead
Notice board
Bookshelf

 

Issue 95 June 2010

 

 

 

 

 

Bee-friendly beekeeping part 1
The importance of honey production for livelihoods
White honey
Local style and top-bar hives in Uganda
Learn ahead
Caribbean round-up
News around the World
Letter
Notice board
Bookshelf
Look ahead
New resources

Issue 94 March 2010

 

 

 

 

Harvesting honey from a log hive
Notice board
Honey and coffee
Trees bees use - Polyscias fulva
Profitable beekeeping with Apis cerana
News around the World
Letter
Bookshelf
Look ahead, learn ahead

Issue 93 December 2009

 

 

 

 

Bees and red light
Head protection for beekeepers
Notice board
Bee hives for honey production
Letter - materials for top-bar hives
Making a top-bar hive
The bee tree of Sahyadri
Remembering - Pak Teh Lebah and Bill Jones
News around the World
Bookshelf
Look ahead, learn ahead

 

Issue 92 September 2009

 

 

 

 

Newly recorded parasitic fly of honey bees in Sabah, Malaysia
Letter - controlling American foulbrood without antibiotics
1% for Development Fund
Plagued by ticks? Or Varroa mites?
Improved top-bars
Stingless bees as bioindicators in Brazil
An all-American honey bee
News around the World
Trees bees use - Moringa oleifera
Look ahead, learn ahead
Notice board
Bookshelf

Issue 91 June 2009

 

 

 

 

 

In response to modern hives or modern ideas
Controlling American foulbrood without antibiotics
American foulbrood in sub-Saharan Africa
USA surveys honey bee losses
Boosting cashew production in Ghana
Apitrade Africa launches new initiative
News around the World
Look ahead, learn ahead
Notice board
Bookshelf

 

Issue 90 March 2009


 

 

 

Trees bees use

New pollinating project

Apitrade Africa looks forward

Volcano causes chaos

Does beekeeping enhance rural household income in Botswana?

Pine honeydew honey in Turkey

 

Issue 89 December 2008


 

Practical beekeeping

Honey-a product of value in southern Sudan

Ugandan president launches African honey trade network

5th Carribean beekeeping congress

Slow food-Terra Madre

9th AAA conference

Varroa problems

EU votes to save bee populations

 

Issue 88 September 2008


 

 

Practical Beekeeping

Beekeeping for income generation in Tanzania

Germany suspends pesticide approvals Recent Research

Strengthening trade in honey in Uganda

News around the World

Bookshelf

Inside information

Look and Learn Ahead

Notice Board

Online Information

 

Issue 87 June 2008


 

Apitrade Africa in Nairobi

Honey legislation

Nilgiri biosphere reserve

Honey hunting in the Nilgiri biosphere reserve

Work opens up in a different world

Toda beekeeping with Apis Cerana

Trees bees use

Honey tree in Cholanaickens

Marikodu- a typical village

Reducing the water content of Tropical Honey

 

Issue 86 March 2008


 

 

In praise of beeswax

Bee product diversification and value addition

The role of women, and indigenous knowledge in Ethiopian beekeeping

Increasing marketing opportunities in Ethiopia

Trees Bees Use

Zoom in on Liberia

Notice Board

News Around the World

Varroa in Nigeria

Temel Petek

Look and Learn Ahead

Bookshelf

Information service for developing countries

 

Issue 85 December 2007


 

Apimondia in Melbourne

Practical beekeeping

Vita Europe Research Award

Cabesi project

Great bee ladies

Restoration of Apis Cerana Japonica

ApiTrade Africa

Carribean congress in Guyana

Bees, biodiversity and forest livelihoods

Trees bees use

BfD posters in Mandarin

 

Issue 84 September 2007


 

 

Bee death in the USA

Uganda honey trade Project

Beekeeping in Madagascar

Honey trade in Malawi

News around the World

Trees Bees use

Look and learn ahead

Notice Board

Bookshelf

 

 

Issue 83 June 2007


 

 

 

Inside Information

Bob Malachi answers

Practical beekeeping-bark hives

Beekeeping development in Laos

African honey trade

Honey trade workshop proceedings

Malaysia's bee trees

Stingless bees in Kenya

BfD training

BfD safaris

 

Issue 82 March 2007

 

 

Practical beekeeping-propolis

Bee gentlemen

Bee products in Ethiopia

Carribean update

Trees bees use

 

Issue 81 December 2006


 

 

African Honey Trade Workshop

Nosema Ceranae Zoom in on Bermuda

Beekeeping in Cabinda

BfD Trust News

Look and learn ahead

Notice Board

News around the World

A lifetime dedicated to apiculture

Bookshelf

BfDT labels

BfD Safaris

 

 

Issue 80 September 2006

 

 

Practical beekeeping

Itumbuazo Beekeepers' Association

Caucasian honey bee workshop

Caribbean update

Apiculture and poverty alleviation in Cameroon

News around the World

Look and learn Ahead

Notice Board

Bookshelf

New BfD web store

African Honey Trade Workshop

 

Issue 79 June 2006


 

AAA

Defence of cement

Varroa destroys Apis Mellifera

Honey flows in China

Practical beekeeping-top bar tips

New online BfD brochure

EU honey legislations

Apiculture and poverty alleviation

Darwin initiative award

AAA conference in Australia

Safari, Safari, Safari

 

Issue 78 March 2006


 

 

Caribbean Congress

Letters

Training in Malta

Pratical beekeeping

Chalk brood in Ethiopia

Look and learn ahead

Notice Board

News around the world

Bookshelf

 

Issue 77 December 2005


 

Eco-friendly handling of rock bees

Workshop report

Trees bees use

Petrified honey?

Zoom in on Panama

Sweet profits

Practical beekeeping: pollen feeding

 

Issue 76 September 2005

 

 

Apimondia 2005

African Honey Workshop

Practical Beekeeping

How a Bishop Became a Beekeeper

Beekeeping in the rainforest of Nicaragua

Beekeeping in Greenland

News around the World

American foulbreed

Look and learn Ahead

Notice Board

Bookshelf

 

Issue 75 June 2005


 

Apimondia 2005

Practical beekeeping

Recent research

Zoom back to Jordan

Organic Farming

Migratory beekeeping

Bees for development Trust

Issue 74 March 2005


 

Tsunami

Practical Beekeeping

AAA

International honey trade symposium

BfD Information Service

Apiculture photography contest

Apimondia 2005

News around the world

Save the laesso bee

News from Njiro

Issue 73 December 2004


 

 

Practical beekeeping

Apis Cerana in Laos

Look and learn ahead

Honey trade Issues

Co-operatives Symposium

Spotlight on Ethiopia

A day in the life of

Project news from ICIMOD

Notice Board

News around the World

Bookshelf

Issue 72 September 2004


 

Antibiotic occurs naturally in honey

Practical beekeeping

Top prize study tour

Apis Cerana in Yunnan Mountain Area

Letters

Varroa destructor in Botswana

Look and learn ahead

Varroa and Apis Cerana in the soloman Islands

Project news from ICIMOD

News sround the World

Bookshelf

Issue 71 June 2004


 

 

Silent spring in Northen Europe

7th AAA Conference

Letters

Notice Board

Zoom in on Syria

News from Namibia

Project news from ICIMOD

News from around the World

Bookshelf

Look and learn ahead

Issue 70 March 2004


 

 

Practical Beekeeping

Letters

Honey international Packers Association

Interational Pollinator Initiative

UK honeybees under fire

Beekeeping in Okuku

News around the World

Project News from ICIMOD

Bookshelf

Look and learn Ahead

Noti