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The specialist international beekeeping organisation


Bees for Development Journal is our quarterly magazine with readers in over 130 countries.

BfD Journal is a valuable source of information about apiculture worldwide, providing unique news and views. It includes practical advice on beekeeping and management techniques, future events (including training programmes) and reports from beekeeping projects and associations worldwide. And the Journal provides an avenue into the beekeeping network which is important for information exchange and making new contacts.

To date, our Journal has been printed and posted to individuals and groups who apply to receive it for free, and available at cost to those who are able to pay a subscription.

With the world's postal services severely disrupted due to the Covid 19 pandemic, we decided to "go digital"for issues 135 and 136 making them available to everyone.

Click here to read issue 136

Click here to read issue 135


Please support us by taking out a subscription via our online store. You will receive four editions of Bees for Development Journal at the cost of £30 for a year


Sponsored subscriptions are available for beekeepers in developing nations. To request a free Sponsored Subscription contact us using this form and provide the details requested.


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You can download a free digital sample copy of BfD Journal by completing this form.

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