Bees have huge value for communities but are sensitive to environmental stress and in decline worldwide.
» Bees Without Borders has a global mission to educate and train impoverished individuals and communities in beekeeping skills.
» African Honey Bee is "a social entrepreneurial business with specific expertise in high-tech organic bee-keeping, rural development and marketing with the vision of catalysing a network of thousands of viable community-based self-sustaining micro bee-keeping businesses. spread across southern Africa".
» Initiatives in the North include bee-keeping on city rooftops.