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.  […]

SAMS @ re:publica 2018 in Berlin

05.2018: Our partner from Iceaddis IT Consultancy PLC presented the EU funded project “Smart Apiculture Management Services” under the headline of “How to make bees healthier with IT solutions – the Ethiopian case” at the Tech Salon of the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development stand on May, 3. […]

Asia Pacific Week 2018 in Berlin

04.2018: Project partners from CV. Primary Indonesia, Adityo Pratomo, and the University of Padjadjaran, Dr. Dwi Purnomo, presented the EU funded project “Smart Apiculture Management Services” during the Asia-Pacific Week 2018 on April, 24 2018 at the Conference on Digitalization in Berlin. […]