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We all need to know about neonicotinoids

Many of us can remember when summer evening car journeys featured large numbers of insects caught on the headlights and windscreen. Clearly, the number of insects has declined drastically, and the reasons are commonly acknowledged: loss of insects’ food sources, use of pesticides and agrochemicals. We are witnessing a poisoning of our countryside on a… Continue reading We all need to know about neonicotinoids

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Tree planting and beekeeping – the perfect partnership in Uganda

  Bees for development Trust is delighted to announce that on 1 October 2015 we started a new project in Uganda. We will be working hand in hand with Mbale CAP (Mbale Coalition Against Poverty) a local consortium of community-based organisations based in the Mount Elgon region of Uganda. Our aim is to train and… Continue reading Tree planting and beekeeping – the perfect partnership in Uganda

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Buzzclubs – supporting continuing education for young people in Ghana

  In Ghana primary school education is free. However, continuing in education after the age of 12 can cost up to 60% of many parents’ annual income resulting in children from lower-income families frequently starting work before their 13th birthday and so missing out on the opportunities offered by secondary school and university. To offer… Continue reading Buzzclubs – supporting continuing education for young people in Ghana