Towards a better sanitary and environmental bee management in Latin America.
Bee Health 2020 LATAM approaches bee health management with the preventive vision of “one health”.
We are working to identify health risks affecting apiaries in Chile, Colombia, Argentina and Costa Rica.
The origin of bee health loss is multifactorial. Through field monitoring we detect the most relevant factors in each locality and train beekeepers to improve their practices throughout the production chain, reconciling productive and environmental interests.
Food supplement could prevent American foulbrood
A team of young Chilean researchers won a fund to validate the product’s business model, which would act by killing the spores of the aggressive bacteria. A researcher of Bee Health 2020 gives her opinion in Revista del Campo (El Mercurio).
Climate change has turned the destructive Varroa more aggressive
The parasite is killing bee colonies faster, according to a study by the Chilean Universidad Mayor. La Tercera newspaper gives details about these and other threats to bees.
In addition to ensuring water, Peru's commitment to Hass avocado crops involves paradigm changes that ensure conditions to promote honey bees as pollinators for sustainable agriculture. The idea of a desert where leafy avocados grow in the sand sounds like a fiction....
The material, which can be downloaded for free, was adapted from the version created by Bee Health 2020 LatAm researchers for Chilean beekeepers. It includes information on Africanized honey bee management and climatic characteristics of Colombia. To meet the...
The Bee Health 2020 Argentina team concluded its second monitoring. The analysis of the results will provide a vision of the situation and challenges of beekeeping in the south of Santa Fe. The team of Bee Health 2020 LatAm in Argentina is already obtaining...
Towards a better sanitary and environmental management of beekeeping in Latin America.