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White honey grows scarce as bees abandon Ethiopia’s parched peaks

Drought forces bees into valleys in search of flowers, meaning they produce yellow honey Read more

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Ethiopia: Parliament Passes Honey Bee Bill

Parliament passed a bill Thursday, December 10, 2009, prohibiting the export of live honey bees except by those who have specifically been licensed and the importation of live bee species and used beekeeping and processing equipment. Read more

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Apis mellifera Woyi-Gambella (AB) honey bees endemic to Ethiopia

Amssalu Bezabeh carried out this research for his PhD thesis at Holeta Bee Research Centre. Here we provide a summary of his findings. A full paper has been submitted to the Journal Apiacta Read More

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The role of women, and indigenous knowledge in Ethiopian beekeeping

Traditionally, there are no cultural taboos that forbid the involvement of women in beekeeping. However, women’s participation is often little or non-existent. Therefore, the promotion of income-generating activities for women and their role in beekeeping raises interesting issues. Read More

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Ethiopia: Government said giving prime attention to apiary development

State Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Dr. Abera Deresa indicated the attention and high priority the government attached to the promotion of beekeeping and enhancement of honey production as part of the wideranging efforts to enabling the majority of … Continue reading

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Ethiopia: Gov’t said giving prime attention to apiary development

State Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Dr. Abera Deresa indicated the attention and high priority the government attached to the promotion of beekeeping and enhancement of honey production as part of the wideranging efforts to enabling the majority of … Continue reading

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