Making life better with bees

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Our resource centre aims to empower beekeepers and beekeeper trainers to develop beekeeping to strengthen sustainable livelihoods worldwide.

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Bees for Development Journal

View our unique magazine written by researchers & practitioners from around the world.

Our archive hosts a digital version of every publication of the Journal since 1981. Originally published as a newsletter, the Journal has become an essential tool for Bees for Development, enabling the dissemination of news and articles to over 128 countries.

Print subscriptions are available to purchase. Print subscriptions help Bees for Development to ensure we can continue to send free printed copies to our Journal distribution hubs around the world.

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