Organization of the Arista Bee Research Foundation

Board

The board has as its main task supervising the policies and supervising management. The board appoints the Management Team, is responsible for the financial policies and supervises the presence of an approved research program.

 

Scientific Committee

The foundation has a Scientific Committee with experienced Scientists – each with specific expertise related to Varroa resistant honey bees. This Scientific Committee approves new project scopes, reviews running projects and determines the priority.

 

Scientific Cooperation & Advice

For specific topics, experts from universities, institutes and the field support us with their expertise and experience.

 

Management and employees

The employees of the foundation are supporting the large group of breeders in their local breeding programs.

 

 The Volunteers

The group of beekeepers in the program is growing quickly. There are currently more then 60 breeders participating in Belgium, Luxembourg, France Germany, Spain, The Netherlands, Austria, Italy and the USA.

 

Students

Students work in one of the cornerstone projects. These projects, with a mix of fundamental and applied research, will help us to better and more efficiently run our breeding and selection project.

 

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