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The Untapped Potential of Africa's Honey Bees

Our need for bees is practical: bees and other pollinators support the food chain. “Some 80% of indigenous flowering plants in Africa benefit from honey bee pollination, and approximately one-third of all food produced is the result of commercial honey bee pollination,” says Mike Allsopp, a honey bee specialist at South Africa’s Agricultural Research Council.  To perform this service, bees need access to forage – and when they have this, farmers benefit.  Read more...



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