Stingless Bee Project - Bright Future In Your Hand
Our task is a critical one, coordinated to making a totally new business foundation here in Miri. Our examination is intended to lead toward making of new occupations, enable individuals to discover new wellsprings of maintainable wage through development of 'green items' (Stingless Honeybees are viewed as a 'green item' and are a 'supportable resource'), and enhance the monetary state of all people groups living locally .
Our exploration venture calls for buy of hundred (100) Kelulut colonies, one for each program member. The Kelulut hives cost $400 USD's each and are bought finished with honey bees (and a suitable Queen). The aggregate cost for hives will be $40000 USD's. We intend to draw in ten individuals here in Miri to be engaged with our examination project. No uncommon gear is required, yet members will be furnished with books and proper articles of clothing (cap, security glasses, gloves and paper-coveralls) that will be utilized when tending the honey bee province. We appraise cost for attire, books and security gear to be about $10000 - $20000 USD's. All stores raised will be utilized to buy hardware and supplies for the venture paying little heed to regardless of whether we achieve the objective of $60,000 Dollars. On the off chance that we raise more than required we will utilize the abundance assets to buy more Kelulut's and get more individuals included: That would satisfy the Team in particular and enable more individuals to find a potential new wellspring of pay.
The Kelulut is the term utilized by local Malays to allude to this sort of apiary, local to the tropical woodlands and wildernesses of Malaysia. There are (by and by) 30 known types of the stingless honey bees in Malaysia, called, 'Melipona'. Our group is examining Trigona itama and Trigona minima. T. itama is the biggest of the species, and T. minima is the littlest.
The group's exploration will prompt foundation of better honey bee administration hones and a more complete assortment of information the stingless bumble bee. The stingless bumble bee is that, preceding our examination venture, were not known nor discovered anyplace in any logical writing. Along these lines, this work is critical and will enable Man to find new discoveries about this pollinator and about its condition, the Eco-frameworks in which it flourishes and the climate designs that assistance this species deliver most extreme measures of nectar and results (propolis, honey bee bread, and so forth.).
Dangers and Challenges
One hazard we are certain that won't be experienced is the possibility of members and analyst being stung by the Melipona. The Melipona species does not have a lancet, or stinger, and can't exact a sting. Nonetheless, the Melipona is equipped for gnawing with its little jaws or Mandibles. The width that the mandible is equipped for being spread is, little. In this way one can scarcely feel the chomp, in the event that one happens by any stretch of the imagination. The Melipona is, for the most part, extremely modest and not forceful and not inclined to swarming. Keeping in mind the end goal to diminish the likelihood of any wounds to either honey bee or task members various workshops identified with legitimate hive administration and appropriate beekeeping systems will be held. Amid the workshops members will get one-on-one preparing with respect to appropriate honey bee administration and colony support rehearses for the Melipona species.
Different Ways You Can Help
In case you're not ready to make a gift, you can help us in different ways. For instance, you can help get the message out about our task. You can talk about the undertaking at work, with companions and you can post our photograph's on your Facebook divider, or tweet our messages or enlighten individuals regarding the 'stingless honey bee'. A great many people don't know there is a stingless honey bee and considerably more, a stingless Honeybee!