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The specialist international beekeeping organisation
Nicola Bradbear is an expert in apicultural development. Having worked at the International Bee Research Association and the Bee Research Unit of Cardiff University, Nicola founded Bees for Development in 1993. Nicola works as Apiculture Advisor and Consultant to UN and other international organisations, and has worked in more than fifty countries of Africa, Eastern Europe and the Middle East, Central and South Asia, and Central and South America. Nicola has instigated numerous apiculture development activities, including trade, policy, research and technical aspects of apiculture, feasibility studies, training and market analysis. Nicola is elected President of Apimondia's Scientific Commission for Beekeeping for Rural Development. Nearer to home, Nicola is of course a beekeeper, as well as President of her local Gwent Beekeepers' Association.