Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale del Lazio e della Toscana "M.Aleandri"

Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale del Lazio e della Toscana M. Aleandri

Survey among beekeepers to monitor the level of knowledge and awareness on Good Beekeeping Practices, Antimicrobial Use and Antimicrobial Resistance

Sustainable beekeeping is essential to safeguard the livelihood of beekeepers and to produce high quality and safe bee products, which are closely linked to food safety and security. However, in the last decade, the number of beehives has increased by an estimated 13 million worldwide, which could contribute to an increased prevalence of certain bee diseases and may increase the use of veterinary medicines in beekeeping. It is therefore crucial... Read more »

International Symposium on biosecurity measures in beekeeping – Webinar 10 June 2022, IZS Lazio e Toscana – 14.00 – 19.00 (CET)

  Bee health encompasses a wide range of activities that beekeepers should be aware of and apply while breeding their bees. Those activities are defined as Good beekeeping practices (GBPs) intending "those integrative activities that beekeepers apply to beekeeping production to achieve optimal health for people, honeybees and the environment" and Biosecurity measures in Beekeeping (BMBs) that are "all those operational activities implemented by the beekeeper to reduce the risk of... Read more »

OIE Collaborating Centre – Activities

The Collaborating Centre supports the OIE in assisting its Member Countries on various activities related to the application of good beekeeping management practices and biosecurity measures in the apiculture sector. It supports an increase of quality of hive productions, orienting toward a proper and prudent use of the medicines in beekeeping, in line with the OIE Sixth Strategic Plan.   The activities of the Collaborating Centre are mainly related to “Focus Area... Read more »

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