On October 20, 2018, Mr. Philippe McCaby, President of the International Bee Federation, died in a private hospital in Dublin, Ireland, at the age of 73.As an internationally renowned beekeeper expert and bee protection advocate, and a friend of the Chinese Beekeeping Society. His death is a huge loss in the world of beekeeping. Lifelike like a bee, the devout work attitude has caused the world's apiculture people to fall into deep sorrow and recollection.
Born in Ireland in 1945, Philip McCaby is Ireland's most famous and respected beekeeper.
In 2005, with the continuous efforts of Mr. Phillips, the World Beekeeping Congress was held in Ireland for the first time.
In 2015, Philip served as the chairman of the International Bee Federation. As an advocate of the world's bee protection work, Mr. Phillips has been paying close attention to the protection of bees in various countries.
In 2017, the 45th World Beekeeping Conference held in Turkey coincided with the 120th anniversary of the establishment of the International Bee Federation. Mr. Philip went down to the podium and walked to the Chinese Enterprise Pavilion to share with us the experience of beekeeping and then leave precious Group photo.