Beekeeping Associations 

SABIO MembershipNATIONAL ASSOCIATION

SABIO: South African Bee Industry Organisation

Legal status: NPC (Non Profit Company) registration number 2016/038841/08.
Address: PO BOX 15895, SINOVILLE, Pretoria, 0129.
Contact: Dr Adriaan du Toit (Chairman SABIO Board of Directors) email: adriaandt@sabio.org.za 
Accountants: Willems & Van der Westhuizen Financial and Business Solutions.
National Government Industry representative body with DAFF as functional Department.
Country member and national representative Apimondia, International Bee Industry Body.

REGIONAL / LOCAL ASSOCIATIONS

Eastern Highveld Beekeepers’ Association

Chairman: Capie du Toit, East Rand, Gauteng

Cell: 072 368 0476, E-mail: capie@absamail.co.za

Knysna Beekeepers Association

Co-ordinator: Owen WIlliams, Knysna Garden route

Tel: 078 724 6425, E-mail: honeychildhoney2@gmail.com

Kwa-Zulu Natal Bee Farmers Association

Chairman: Mr Roland Moore, Kwa-Zulu Natal

Cell: 083 552 3284, E-mail: chairman@kznbeefarmersassociation.co.za

Mpumalanga Beekeeping Interest Group

Co-ordinator: Inge Lotter, Nelspruit, Mpumalanga

Cell: 082 821 5011, E-mail: inge@thebeegerpicture.co.za

Northern Cape Bee Group

Co-ordinator: Douglas Bee Farms, Douglas, Northern Cape

Tel: 053 298 1101, E-mail: dbf@vodamail.co.za

Northerns Beekeepers’ Association

Communications: Riekie van den Berg, Pretoria, Gauteng

Cell: 082 972 1889, E-mail: justrie@mweb.co.za

Eastern Cape Interest group

Co-ordinator: Sonja Miller, Port Elizabeth, Eastern cape

E-mail: sonja@keeperskeep.co.za

Southern Cape Bee Industry Association

Contact Person: Hannes Van Zyl, George, Southern Cape

Cell: 082 922 6756, Email: suidkaapbye@gmail.com

Southerns Beekeeping Association

Chairman: Kai Hichert, Johannesburg, Gauteng

Cell 082 561 0346, E-mail: hichert@worldonline.co.za

Western Cape Bee Industry Association

Chairman: Brendan Ashley-Cooper, Cape Town, Western Cape

E-mail: info@wkbv.co.za

Editorial Board SABJ

Robin Crewe (Editor), Christian Pirk, Hannelie Human, Tlou Masehela

E-mail: SABJeditor@gmail.com

Associations arrange Field Days for Members to gain more experience in beekeeping – working on a Top-bar hive.

Members of the Knysna Beekeepers Association, a small group of local enthusiasts share their knowledge and experience with other caring beekeepers in this small community. What country beekeeping is all about!!
Hive maintenance done by a young beekeeper.