Going Green

Friday, August 8, 2008

Funding to Protect Key Pollinators

We must have key pollinator species for food production.

New $27 million project will protect key pollinators for food security and biodiversity

WASHINGTON/Nairobi, 8 August 2008 – A new project worth $26.45 million has been launched by the Global Environment Facility to better protect bees, bats and birds that are essential to the world’s crop production.

The unique five-year project “Conservation & Management of Pollinators for Sustainable Agriculture through an Ecosystem Approach”, which will be implemented through the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), will help ensure food security through the protection of the key pollinator species.

The project is...(complete article here).

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