Pollination risk in supply chains

Pollination risk in supply chains

A workshop was held with Mars as part of CCI Collaborative Funded Project ‘Conserving wild pollinators and increasing food security by strengthening the sustainable management of company supply chains’. A project aim is to catalyse private sector action to support the conservation of wild pollinator populations. The session worked to assess vulnerable commodities, identify knowledge and capacity gaps and discuss a range of management responses.

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Conserving wild pollinators and increasing food security by strengthening the sustainable management of company supply chains

A diverse community of pollinators provides the most effective and stable crop pollination, but research suggests that wild pollinators are in decline. Commercial agriculture and crop procurement companies have a vested interest in maintaining pollinator services, but are currently unresponsive to this issue. Focusing on the procurement of pollinator-dependent crops, the purpose of this project,…