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OBKA Winter Talk – Bees for Development work by Dr. Nicola Bradbear
January 22 @ 18:45 - 20:30
Nicola founded Bees for Development in 1993. Since then, the charity has set up beekeeping projects around the globe, with great success. Nicola will tell of the various ways beekeeping is done from Ethiopia to India, and Uganda to Kyrgyzstan along with lessons she has learned that ALL beekeepers will find fascinating and informative.
Nicola is an expert in apicultural development. Having worked at the International Bee Research Association and the Bee Research Unit of Cardiff University, Nicola founded Bees for Development in 1993. Nicola works as Apiculture Advisor and Consultant to UN and other international organisations, and has worked in more than fifty countries of Africa, Eastern Europe and the Middle East, Central and South Asia, and Central and South America. Nicola has instigated numerous apiculture development activities, including trade, policy, research and technical aspects of apiculture, feasibility studies, training and market analysis. Nicola is elected President of Apimondia’s Scientific Commission for Beekeeping for Rural Development. Nearer to home, Nicola is of course a beekeeper, as well as President of her local Gwent Beekeepers’ Association.
We hope you can make it! Details of the Zoom link are in the Members Area