First World Conference in Organic Beekeeping Kicks off in Bulgaria

Environment | August 27, 2010, Friday // 08:45|  views

The world's first ever conference in organic apiculture kicks off in Bulgarian Black Sea resort Sunny Beach Friday.

The event, set to last August 27-29, is organized by the Bulgarian Organic Apiculture Union together with the Nessebar municipality, and with the support of the International Federation of Beekeepers' Association – Apimondia.

The field of organic beekeeping has started out only in the last few decades and is gaining momentum and recognition worldwide.

Expected participants are around 150-200 and include not only bee-farmers and researchers from across the world.

They are going to hold sessions devoted to topics such as sustainable beekeeping, technology of organic beekeeping, health and environmental advantages of organic beekeeping, and regulatory context.

The Bulgarian Organic Apiculture Union also holds adjunct events – a seminar on Organic Beekeeping for Bulgarian participants and public, as well as the 9th International Honey Festival to be held August 28 – September 5 in the old town of famous Bulgarian Black Sea resort of Nessebar.

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Tags: agriculture, organic farming, organic food, honey, beekeeping, Nessebar, Sunny Beach


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