On March 16, 2022, an Information Day was held at the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Food in Skopje, to introduce the activities of BeeConSel in Macedonia to more than 60 participants. Through five presentations the participants in this event were introduced to the idea, goals and activities of the project, as well as the results of previous research. Dr Janez Prešern, the project coordinator, who was also a guest, referred to the need to implement this international project in Slovenia, Croatia, Norway, Sweden, and Macedonia.
The Macedonian project team presented the activities, results and experiences from the research conducted in Macedonia in 2021. In the end, the attendees had the opportunity to ask questions that enabled further discussion.
Representatives of beekeeping associations were invited to the event, as well as representatives of several institutions and organizations relevant to the selection of honey bees. Unfortunately, due to preventive measures for protection against Covid-19, the number of participants was limited. Thanks to everyone who participated in this event.