Trainings and Courses
Training opportunities in the Philippines
1) eissif : SLU-EISSIF Foundation ( Extension Institute for Small Scale Industries ) is conducting a regular 3 day Basic Beekeeping Training. more info2) Check with the beeprogram if trainings wil be conducted at UPLB : more info 3)National Apiculture Research, Training & Development Institute in Bacnotan , La Union : more info
Beekeeping training at UPMindanao
Interested individuals are invited to a “Two-day Beekeeping Training” to be held at UP Mindanao, Mintal, Davao City . Lead resource person is Mr. Epifanio “Boy” Loyola Jr., president of Beenet Mindanao, a network of beekeepers in Mindanao.
The training will provide participants with knowledge on beekeeping and techniques in hive management. The training will also include information on the potentials of the apiculture (beekeeping) industry and operational knowledge in apiculture as a business enterprise.
A registration fee of P2,000 will be collected to cover expenses for lunch, snacks, a seminar kit and instructional materials. A complete starter colony package, which includes a nucleus colony (one queen bee and three brood frames) and a standard hive, will be made available for sale to interested participants after the training.
The training is conducted in partnership with UPMin, Beenet Mindanao and the Mindanao Business Council. Inquiries and reservations may be directed to Mr. Joel Sagadal and Michael Gatela at telefax (082) 293-0494 or through mobile phone numbers (0919) 251-5825 and (0918) 919-2656
VISAYAS Cebu Honeybeekeepers of Cebu Inc. is handling beekeeping seminars at the Dept. of Agriculture conference hall M. Velez st. Capitol Cebu City. Seminar fee P1,600 - 2 days with hands-on, 2 meals, 4 snacks , handouts and certificate of attendance.
International Training opportunities.
This four-month intensive training addresses all aspects needed to develop beekeeping into a powerful factor of rural development. Students learn the crucial tricks of the art of beekeeping and the production of high quality bee products. They are also taught how to diversify market products, approach the local population and engage them in beekeeping. Other topics include ensuring the provision of sufficient sources of nectar and pollen; linking beekeeping with farming and nature conservation; good contacts with policymakers and authorities; and channels for attracting finance. An interdisciplinary attitude is a key feature of the programme. more info at : http://www.icp-itp.ugent.be/ITP/Bee.htm