Bees for Development

Our sponsors

We are most grateful to all our sponsors, their continued support is extremely valuable to us.

E. H. Thorne (Beehives) Ltd

Gill and Paul Smith, Directors of E H Thorne (Beehives) Ltd have provided stalwart support in different ways over the years.  Paul Smith has served as Chair of the Trust since 2005.

Manuka Life Ltd.

Manuka Life Ltd are generously giving donations from the sale of their Apicare  products.

Rowse Family Trust

We thank Richard Rowse and Brian Butcher by way of the Rowse Family Trust for funding to support African honey trade work in Uganda in 2006, and in 2009, funding to support BfD's African Beekeeping Information Portal.

Synchronicity Foundation

The Synchronicity Foundation has provided steadfast support to BfD Trust since 2004, that has helped us to continue work through some tough periods.

Vita (Europe) Ltd

We are most grateful to Vita (Europe) Ltd for their help over many years, supporting  the publication of Trust materials, sponsoring social events, and providing sponsorship for Conferences.

Phanta Rhea Foundation

The Phanta Rhea Foundation, USA has provided vital funding since 2008 that has enabled the BfD Information Service to continue its work during this period.

Honey and Herbs (NZ) Limited

We are grateful for the support given to us by Honey and Herbs. This New Zealand company manufacture and supply Apicare products.



We acknowledge all of you - individuals, beekeeping associations, groups and companies that support us. We thank all of you who have helped in raising funds - all the many runners, swimmers, bag-packers, speakers, wedding gifts, birthday gifts, anniversaries.  Sincere thanks to you all - this has made our work possible, and there is so much more for us to do to help support bees and beekeepers.  We value your support. Please continue!