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Making new homes for honeybees
Earlier this year we held training sessions to teach the beekeepers of co-operatives The Apiary works with. Twenty-eight beekeepers in our train-the-trainer training programme attended a course on how to make a beehive system, or design, commonly known as the Kenyan top-bar hives. Top-bar hives (TBH) provide honeybees with a good home – a nesting structure – to protect them from the weather such as rain and varying temperatures, intruders and other predators. Happy bees equals healthy colonies and good honey! The training, held in adherence to COVID-19 regulations and conducted by an international TBH expert, comprised practical and theory in making and maintain...