FAO's Global Action on Pollination Services for Sustainable Agriculture


Pollinator Safety in Agriculture
Author: Roubik, D.W. (ed.)
Contributing to knowledge management of pollination services in sustainable agriculture, FAO and its partners have assembled evidence related to wild pollinators, to advance understanding of pollinator's risks to pesticides, through their natural history.
Aspects Determining the Risk of Pesticides to Wild Bees
Author: van der Valk, H., Koomen, I., et al.
This publication is a tool to better understand the pesticide exposure of key crop pollinators (honey bees, but also wild bees) through the development of risk profiles for cropping systems in three countries.
Potential Effects of Climate Change on Crop Pollination
Author: Kjøhl, M., Nielsen, A. & Stenseth, N.C.
Recognizing that the interactions between climate, crops and biodiversity are complex and not always well understood, FAO has coordinated this review of the potential effects of climate change on crop pollination.
Handbook for Participatory Socioeconomic Evaluation of Pollinator-friendly Practices
Author: Grieg-Gran, M. & Gemmill-Herren, B.
FAO and IIED have developed this 5-step guide to help farmers evaluate the benefits, and costs of applying pollinator-friendly practices.
Protocol to Detect and Assess Pollination Deficits in Crops: A Handbook for its Use
Author: Vaissière, B., Freitas, B. & Gemmill-Herren, B.
As a contribution to the International Pollinators Initiative, FAO and its partners have developed a protocol for assessing and detecting pollination deficits in crops.
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