Beekeepers in the Supportive Beekeeping program receive new personal protective equipment

“Coop members were excited to receive the new materials,” says José Antônio Monteiro On July 6 and 7 at the Luiz Antônio unit, members of the Beekeepers Coop of the Ribeirão Preto Region (COOPERAPIS) and the Association of Beekeepers of Leme and the Leme Region (AAPILEME) received new personal protective equipment (PPE) for honey cultivation and Read more about Beekeepers in the Supportive Beekeeping program receive new personal protective equipment[…]

IIP celebrates “Beekeeper Day”

International Paper Institute prepared a special action for Beekeper Day, celebrated on May 22: distributing honey produced in ‘s planted forests, through the “Supportive Beekeeping” project, to workers at all of the company’s units in Brazil. To honor the work of beekeepers, students put together packages with honey packets that will be delivered from May Read more about IIP celebrates “Beekeeper Day”[…]

Institute invites clandestine beekeepers to project

Honey produced without the use of standards puts the security of planted forests at risk International Paper Institute recently began mapping its forest areas. This survey identifies the work of beekeepers with clandestine operations in the planted forests or in the Permanent Protection Areas (APP) maintained by IP. The aim is to not only survey Read more about Institute invites clandestine beekeepers to project[…]

Apicultura Solidária estuda cultivo de mel em mata nativa

Institute assesses the possibility of extending sustainable production to areas protected by International Paper Supportive Beekeeping, a project coordinated by International Paper Institute (IIP), is getting ready to reach new heights. In addition to producing honey in planted forests, this year, forest professionals and co-op beekeepers are studying the viability of extending the installation of Read more about Apicultura Solidária estuda cultivo de mel em mata nativa[…]

Supportive Beekeeping: beekeepers take training course at SEBRAE

Beekeepers from International Paper Institute’s “Support Beekeeping” project took part in workshops to enhance techniques while also growing points of sale. The idea is that the Cooperative will gain more autonomy, therefore expanding its market share. The project involves professionals from the Cooperative of Beekeepers of the Ribeirão Preto Region (COOPERAPIS), who work in the Read more about Supportive Beekeeping: beekeepers take training course at SEBRAE[…]

Beekeeping: an activity governed by nature

In celebration of “Beekeeper Day” on May 22, IIP is showing the ins and outs of honey production, work that depends on the whims of nature In addition to its unmistakable flavor and aroma, honey is a versatile food with various benefits for the body. The relationship between this delicacy and man goes back to Read more about Beekeeping: an activity governed by nature[…]

2016: a year of expectations for Supportive Beekeeping

Rainfall volumes at the start of the year favor honey production among the Project’s member beekeepers “Expectations are great!” It is with this enthusiasm that José Antônio Monteiro, president of COOPERAPIS (Beekeepers Coop of the Ribeirão Preto Region) and another 20 cooperative members started 2016. The reason came from above. “The volume of rainfall in Read more about 2016: a year of expectations for Supportive Beekeeping[…]

Supportive Beekeeping: project optimizes use of forests and raises income in several regions

Generate income for regional beekeepers. This was the idea behind Supportive Beekeeping. The project, which since 2011 has fostered honey production in International Paper eucalyptus forests in the cities of Luiz Antônio, Mogi Guaçu, Altinópolis and Brotas, all in the state of São Paulo, is now showing very positive results. Over 40 tons of honey Read more about Supportive Beekeeping: project optimizes use of forests and raises income in several regions[…]