Appraising the importance of bees for ecosystems


Pollination is the highest agricultural contributor to yields worldwide. Three out of four crops across the globe depend, at least in part, on pollinators. On the occasion of World Bee Day, here is a selection of FAO publications offering guidance, tools and analysis on pollinators. For further reading, see the Publications catalogue.

More on pollination

More titles can be browsed here.

Also forthcoming

  • Survey of good pollination practices
  • Farming with nature
  • Toward sustainable crop pollination services: Measures at field, farm and landscape scales