Climate crisis, bee mortality and Chinese "adulterated" honey curtailed harvest as well as the demand for European honey, beekeeper associations say. To save colonies, "the bees have killed all the males to get rid of extra mouths to feed" in Italy.
It's enough motivation for 10 beekeepers in Fort Portal to increase their investments, employing around 50 young people to collect the venom.
A top European Union court upheld the ban on three insecticides blamed for killing off bee populations, dismissing cases brought by chemical giants Bayer and Syngenta.
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