National Beekeeping Bodies
This is a body representing the various English county beekeeping associations that make up it's membership. BBKA also has a beekeeping education system geared to English qualifications, but these are not linked to academic standards.
Comhnasc Cumann Beachairí na hÉireann. This is the umbrella organisation for the 48 County Beekeeping Associations in the Republic of Ireland. FIBKA also organise the beekeeping education and examination system in Ireland, which is directly linked to academic standards.
Incorporating the Beekeeping Organisations of the following Countries: England, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Scotland, Ulster and Wales.
The philosophy of Bees for Development is to assist people living in poor and remote areas of the world, and to raise awareness about the value of beekeeping for poverty alleviation.
Bees Abroad is a UK charity dedicated to the alleviation of poverty in developing countries through the advancement of the craft of beekeeping. Bees Abroad runs, funds and monitors beekeeping projects that it agrees to support.
Bee Breeding Groups
The Examination Board for the National Diploma in Beekeeping was set up in 1954, to meet a perceived need for a beekeeping qualification, above the level of the Certificates awarded by the Beekeeping Associations.