World Bee Day - Nairobi 2019

Congratulations to all the individuals and organisations involved in organising the World Bee Day celebrations in Nairobi on May 20th 2019.  The 1st World Bee Day in Kenya (2018) was celebrated in West Pokot County in K...

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Beautiful fresh honeycomb

Cleanly harvested honeycomb from a Kenya Top Bar Hive in a clean lid-covered bucket.  Note few bees in the bucket as the bees were brushed off during harvesting and the lid was placed on the bucket to prevent bees enter...

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Beekeeping Training

Training the community on beekeeping - Somalia. Note the traditional log hive and the more modern movable comb Kenya Top Bar Hive on display. Beekeeping in Somalia is a predominantly male activity although a number of wo...

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Observation Hive

A simple observation hive made for the Kenya Top Bar Hive with two glass sides and a mesh wire lid for viewing bees.  A great resource for teaching students about bees and to draw the crowds at shows and field days....

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Queen cells

A comb from a top bar hive showing a number of queen cells at the side of the comb....

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Traditional Hive - South Sudan

A traditional woven basket hive from Western Equatoria province of Southern Sudan.  The hives are smeared with mud and dung to keep out rain and drafts.  The hives are cheap and easily made using local materials....

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