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African honey bees (PDF)

African honey bees (PDF)

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A new edition (2020) of the Bees for Development Training Module which is intended for use by beekeeper trainers in tropical Africa. After the end of the Module course participants will:

• Appreciate the benefits of keeping honey bees
• Have an understanding about the needs of a honey bee colony
• Know about the different honey bees in a colony and their roles
• Be able to identify honey bee forage in the local area
• Be aware of the different forms of beekeeping practised in Africa

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