Basic beekeeping manual

| January 6, 2023

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Practical Action, a UK-based NGO, presents a multi-part manual on all aspects of keeping bees. 

Sections of the manual include:

  • The life of the bee
  • How to keep safe while beekeeping
  • How to make a simple bee veil
  • How to make a movable comb top bar beehive
  • How to set up a good apiary
  • How to manage bees
  • How to harvest quality honey
  • How to extract quality honey
  • How to harvest beeswax

You can find the manual and other beekeeping resources at:

Photo: Three beekeepers in Yalka village, Burkina Faso. Credit: Ollivier Girard/CIFOR.