Policy brief: Protect pollinators in the Common Agricultural Policy beyond 2020

We are pleased to inform you that the members of the Belgian Pollinators expert group of the SG biodiversity created a policy brief drawing attention to the importance of taking into account pollinators in the review of the common agricultural policy.

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Session on the role of Pollinators on Agriculture Day

Session on the role of Pollinators, Rio Conventions Pavilion, 25 November 2018

At Sharm El Sheikh, another event took place that also highlighted the importance of pollinators. This was the Agriculture Day at the Rio Conventions Pavilion, which focused on the theme ‘Agriculture and Biodiversity: Walking hand-in-hand toward a sustainable world.’ It was co-organized by the CBD, FAO and the Government of Mexico, in partnership with GIZ, Rare, IUCN and Conservation International.

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Recap: working session CoP14

On the 18th of November the members of the Coalition of the Willing Promote Pollinators and some interested others joined in a meeting to exchange experiences and discuss the organization.

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Press statement: 3 new members to promote pollinators during CBD CoP14

Yesterday, three new parties signed the declaration on the Coalition of the Willing on Pollinators during the Sign-up Event in Sharm-El-Sheikh. Today the Promote Pollinators secretariat published a press statement concerning this event. Read more and download the full statement!

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Introduction: Abram Bicksler, FAO

Please allow me to introduce myself- My name is Abram Bicksler and I am the new FAO focal point for pollinators and am resident in the Ecosystem Management and Agroecology team (AGPME) at headquarters in Rome. It is a great honor to be in this role and to see the excitement and urgent need surrounding the conservation and sustainable use of pollinators.

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