By David Poulson
This talk given at a recent workshop of the Global Center for Food Systems Innovation is notable for what it borrows.
The innovation is the use of cell phones in a way that enables African beekeepers to share data. My favorite line comes early in the piece.
After showing an image of a western honey bee, researcher Maryann Frazier notes: “The true lifeline of this story, perhaps, especially in this initial intervention, is this fabulous little insect, one that you would not want to eat, John.”