British Beekeepers Association


British Beekeepers Association

Other Organisations

There are many other organisations of interest to those wishing to know more about bees and how they affect our life

Here are links to some of them

Bees Abroad

Bees Abroad is a small UK-registered charity seeking to reduce poverty through beekeeping. Volunteer Project Managers assess and support beekeeping projects in developing countries world wide. They use their expertise, working in the local community group to develop viable projects which will become self-sustainable.  

Bees for Development Trust

Beekeeping is an effective way for poor people to strengthen their livelihoods and fight poverty. Bees for Development provides information to assist them. We work at the heart of an international network of people and organisations involved with apiculture in developing countries.

Bee Improvement & Bee Breeders Association (BIBBA)

BIBBA is the acronym of the Bee Improvement and Bee Breeders' Association.

BIBBA was founded in 1964, by Beowulf Cooper and others, for the conservation, restoration, study, selection and improvement of the native and near-native honey bees of Britain and Ireland (Apis mellifera mellifera L.).

Membership of BIBBA is open to those who are interested in producing high quality native and near-native honey bees.

BuzzWorks Association, Hitchin

Buzzworks is a community group that was originally set up in 2007 to educate the public about bees and their importance to the environment and to promote beekeeping.

They have been awarded funding to build and fence a wildlife pond in their community garden.

Central Association of Beekeepers

The Central Association of Beekeepers is a registered educational charity whose objectives are to promote and further the craft of beekeeping. By organising lectures and producing publications, the association enables beekeepers, bee scientists and others interested in bees to keep in touch with the latest research and ideas about bees and related topics. It acts as a bridge between the beekeeper and the scientist.

Council of National Beekeeping Associations in the United Kingdom (CONBA-UK)

CONBA-UK was established in 1978 to promote the aims and objectives of the national beekeeping associations of England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales. Its purpose is to represent the interests of beekeepers with local, national and international authorities.

Hives Save Lives - Africa

Hives Save Lives' vision is the alleviation of poverty in Africa.

Hives Save Lives creates opportunities for self-sufficiency and income generation through beekeeping - helping people to help themselves.They also provide practical support in the form of hives, training and equipment, delivered directly to those who need it most.