Characterization of honeys produced by sympatric species of Afrotropical stingless bees (Hymenoptera, Meliponini)

Honey samples from various stingless bee species from beekeepers around Kakamega forest

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Name of principal investigator Kiatoko Nkoba
Email of principle investigator Kiatoko Nkoba
  • Collaborators: Mokaya O. Hosea
  • Collaborators: Robert M. Ndunda
  • Collaborators: Nicolas J.Vereecken
Donor/funding agency NORAD, F.R.S.-FNRS (Belgium)_PDR project T.0255.20
Start date of project 2019-04-01
End date of project 2021-12-31
Region East Africa
  • Country: Kenya
Administrative area(s)
Name of contact person Mokaya O. Hosea
Email of contact person
Date uploaded 2022-03-30
Maintainer Kennedy Senagi
Email of maintainer
Citation narrative Mokaya, H. O., Nkoba, K., Ndunda, R. M., & Vereecken, N. J. (2022). Characterization of honeys produced by sympatric species of Afrotropical stingless bees (Hymenoptera, Meliponini). Food chemistry, 366, 130597.
Is this third party data? No - This is not third party data, and I consent to archive it
Acknowledgement statement The authors acknowledge NORAD for the generous financial support that facilitated filed sampling and laboratory analysis of honey samples. Our acknowledgments also go to F.R.S.-FNRS (Belgium) for the generous financial support to NJV via a “Projet de Recherches” (PDR project T.0255.20) entitled “Ecology of Afrotropical Stingless Bees”. We also acknowledge icipe and the Government of Kenya for all facilitation provided for the accomplishment of this research. The authors gratefully acknowledge the financial support for this research by the following organisations and agencies: The European Union (DCI-FOOD/2013/313–659); the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID); the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA, htt ps://; the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC); the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia; and the Kenyan Government. The views expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the official opinion of the donors.