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For West Glamorgan Beekeepers

Postby redwood » Mon Jun 08, 2015 4:47 pm

Tuesday 9th June Cwmbwrla Day Centre 7pm
Talk By Janet Lowore, Bees For Development

Bees for Development is a charity that assists beekeepers living in poor and remote areas of the world - lifting them out of poverty through beekeeping. The charity works across the globe from India to Africa, Vietnam to South America, providing training, information and advice to people in 122 different countries, helping them meet their basics needs through beekeeping.They 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

Well known patrons of the charity include Bill Turnbull, Martha Kearney, Monty Donn and Sting.

Janet worked in Africa for twelve years prior to joining Bees for Development in 2005. Her background is social forestry and she has worked in research and as a consultant. She is currently researching the link between sustainable forest management and forest beekeeping in Africa.

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