World Bee Day - Food Sustainability & Pollinators

May 20, 2021 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

under threat from human activities. Pollination is, however, a fundamental process for the survival of our ecosystems. More than 75% of the world’s food crops and 35% of global agricultural land depend on animal pollination. Not only do pollinators contribute directly to food security, but they are key to conserving biodiversity. To raise awareness of the importance of pollinators, the threats they face, and their contribution to sustainable development, the UN-designated 20 May as World Bee Day. This event will highlight the importance of bees and their products, and the role of beekeepers. It will look at the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the beekeeping sector and how it affects production, markets, and as a consequence, the livelihoods of beekeepers

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