Round table: Raising awareness on the role of bees and pollinators in food and agriculture


On May 20, 2019
At Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153 Roma RM, Italija)

On the occasion of the second observance of World Bee Day, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in partnership with the Ministry for agriculture, forestry and food of the Republic of Slovenia and Apimondia (as the international organization representing the beekeeping sector), will organize a round table to raise awareness of the role of bees and pollinators in food and agriculture.

The overall objective of the second observance of World Bee Day is to focus public attention on the role of beekeeping, bees and other pollinators in increasing food security and fighting hunger and poverty as well as in providing key ecosystem services for agriculture.

The roundtable will bring together experts and representatives of various organisations dealing with bees and other pollinators – FAO, Apimondia, Beekeeping Academy of Slovenia, Coalition of the Willing on Pollinators, International Federation of Business and Professional Women.

The event will be webcast here: http://www.fao.org/webcast/home/en/item/4988/icode/

More information: Food And Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations

 


At Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153 Roma RM, Italija)

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