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In many parts of the world, beekeeping or apiculture is a widespread activity, with thousands of small-scale beekeepers depending on bees for their livelihoods.With the support of Apimondia, the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), the Apicultural Science Association of China (ASAC) and the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale Lazio...
Date: 17 February 2022 Session: 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. (EST) = 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. CET Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/278261525242980877 This webinar, co-organized by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, will introduce the Framework for Action on Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture approved by the FAO...
Nutrient-dense and a great source of protein, pulses are well worth celebrating!
BFA-Net survey results
07 February 2022
When the launch of BFA-Net was being considered, the Secretariat of the Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture conducted a survey of National Focal Points for Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture and National Focal Points for the Commission to gauge levels of interest in the establishment of...
It all started with 15 young people in Jenin, West Bank, wanting to tap into the huge potential of beekeeping in Palestine to make their living. Unbeknownst to much of the world, Palestine is a formidable contender in the market of beekeeping; estimates show that in 2020, in both the...