FACED WITH NEW CHALLENGES, CONSULTATION BETWEEN ALL STAKEHOLDERS IN THE BEEKEEPING WORLD AT EUROPEAN LEVEL IS ESSENTIAL

In 2009, aware of the challenges, we set up in Brussels a European association "Bee Life" which works in permanent contact with the European Commission, Parliament, scientists and the various evaluation agencies or working groups, in particular on the phytosanitary-bee problem.

This small structure, although endowed with limited means, does a remarkable job. At the same time, the EPBA (European Professional Beekeepers Association), which brings together different beekeeping associations from all over Europe, is getting organized and bringing together more and more national federations, which allows a better knowledge of the different beekeeping and promising synergies.

The largest market on a global scale, Europe now imports more than half of the honey it consumes, and depending on the country, mortality rates vary between 20% and 30% per year...

SCIENTISTS AND BEEKEEPERS: AN ESSENTIAL AND FRUITFUL DIALOGUE

Only close and constructive relations between beekeepers and scientists from different EU countries will enable us to meet the challenges facing our European beekeeping: pesticides, the fight against Varroa, GMO-bee coexistence, climate change, hornet Vespa velutina, Æthina tumida, honey market…

TODAY, WITH YOU, FOR YOU, WE TAKE UP A NEW CHALLENGE AND ORGANIZE THE 8TH EUROPEAN CONGRESS OF BEECOME BEEKEEPING IN QUIMPER!

Organized by:

 

     

Christian Pons

     

     

 


 
     

 Christian PONS

President of the National Union of French beekeepers

     

Gilbert MORIZUR

President of the Beekeeping Union
from Finistere
 
       
 In partnership with :