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Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition • FSN Forum

Summary of "How can we protect pollinators and promote their role in environmental and agricultural practices?"

This document summarizes the online discussion How can we protect pollinators and promote their role in environmental and agricultural practices? which was held on FAO’s Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum) from 22 August to 9 September 2016.

The discussion was facilitated by James Edge from FAO and by FAO’s TECA Beekeeping Exchange Group. The aim of the discussion was to gather information on the challenges faced by pollinators and on initiatives that are being undertaken to promote pollinating insects. Discussion participants were also asked what needs to be done to encourage the adoption of pollinator-friendly practices.

Over the three weeks of discussion, participants from 19 countries shared 35 contributions.