Place: Antalya, Turkey
XII Asian Apicultural Association Conference will be held in Antalya, Turkey between April 24th - 27th , 2014.
There are over 6 million honey bee colonies and over 60,000 licensed, registered beekeepers in Turkey. There is a great biodiversity and 48 species of bumblebees in the country. Several bumblebee breeding companies are rearing thousands of colonies every year and they are used in the computer controlled greenhouses in Antalya where the conference will be held. There will be technical tours to the greenhouses and possibly to the bumblebee breeding companies