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Bees and their role in forest livelihoods

 

Apiculture plays a valuable part in rural livelihoods worldwide, and this book aims to provide an insight into the many ways in which bees and beekeeping contribute to these livelihoods, and how to strengthen this contribution.
 
While the rationale for the sustainable use of tree resources is widely appreciated, by contrast the sustainable use of bee resources is poorly promoted and appreciated. Rural people in every developing country are keeping bees or harvesting from them in one way or another. This book aims to help ensure that these people gain the most from these activities.
 
"Bees and their role in forest livelihoods" can also be consulted online on the following website:  http://www.fao.org/docrep/012/i0842e/i0842e00.HTM