14th Asian Apiculture Association Conference

10.2018: On 22nd – 24th October, the team from Universitas Padjadjaran attended the 14th Asian Apiculture Association Conference “Bees, Environment and Sustainability” at Merlynn Park Hotel, Jakarta, Indonesia. The participant of the event were researchers, scientists, beekeepers and shareholders from across Asia, Indonesia, Philipine, India, China, Korea and Japan. The participants were gather to discuss about their previous researches, trend, challenges and derivatives products of beekeeping. […]

Tests on bee colony swarming

05/06.2018: The hardware development for the SAMS beehive monitoring system is proceeding successfully and according to plan. The team from the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering at the University of Kassel were prototyping a self-sufficient monitoring system that records acoustic signals from a beehive. First results could be gained to predict swarming events. These results will be used to develop a decisions support system for beekeepers. […]

Advisory Board meeting in Ethiopia

06.2018: On the 19th of June 2018, the first Advisory Board meeting was conducted in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on SAMS project with the view of collecting necessary input for successful project implementation. The following representatives from 7 different Advisory Board organizations were attended the Advisory Board meeting held for one day. Asefa Amaleddegn, Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA), Markos Lemma, Florian Mandescheid and Yemesrach Tadesse from ICEADDIS, Gemechis Jeleta from Netherlands Development Organization (SNV-Ethiopia), Gemechis Legesse, Taye Negera and Kibebew Wakjira from Oromia Agricultural Research Institute (Holeta), Juergen Greiling from Ethiopian Apiculture Board (EBA), Solomon Mengesha and Rita Nedif from GIZ-Ethiopia. Hailegeorgis Demissie from BEZA Mar excused from the unforeseen reason failing to participate on the Advisory Board meeting.  […]