TECA Beekeeping Exchange Group Discussion and Survey on the "Veterinary medicines in beekeeping around the world"


Dear COLOSS members,

it's a pleasure for me to annunce you the TECA Beekeeping Exchange Group Discussion and Survey on the "Veterinary medicines in beekeeping around the world"

THE DISCUSSION: From 30thJune to 7thAugust the TECA Beekeeping Exchange Group is hosting a moderated discussion on bee diseases and the use of veterinary medicines in beekeeping around the world. The discussion is held in collaboration with the Apiculture Unit of the Animal Health Institute of Latium and Tuscany (IZSLT - Italy) and APIMONDIA. Beekeepers and reserchers are invited to participate. Find all the useful documents related to the discussion at http://teca.fao.org/discussion/veterinary-medicines-beekeeping-around-world-which-active-ingredients-are-use-and-do-they

THE SURVEY:  APIMONDIA with the assistance of the TECA Beekeeping Exchange Group (TECA stands for Technologies and practices for smallholder farmers), IZSLT and iunder the supervision of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), organized a Survey on the same matter: "Veterinary medicines in beekeeping". The survey is divided into 3 parts: Part A: Gather information from participants on their perception of the honey bee diseases and the proper management of the hives. Part B: Understand the concerns of participants about the main diseases affecting beekeeping in different areas around the world: Varroa, American Foulbrood (AFB) and European Foulbrood (EFB). Part C: Understand what kind of assistance beekeepers receive to face the honey bee issues. The survey is completely anonymous (you do not have to give your name) and will only take about 10-15 minutes to fill in.

You can find the Survey at: https://es.surveymonkey.com/r/Veterinary_medicines_in_beekeeping2015

 

Best regards to you all.

Giovanni Formato