Pollinators play a critical role for humanity - in ensuring pollination services which are critical for food security, human livelihoods and maintenance of biodiversity. With the COVID-19 pandemic, these issues have also come to the forefront,...
Date: 21 January 2021
The BES-Net Team
Bees and other pollinators, such as butterflies, bats and hummingbirds, are increasingly under threat from human activities. To raise awareness of the importance of pollinators, the threats they face and their contribution to sustainable development...
Date: 22 May 2020
Strengthening capacity on beekeeping/queen rearing for biodiversity conservation and improved livelihoods in Antigua
After the BES-Net Caribbean Regional Trialogue on Pollinators, Food Security and Climate Resilience and subsequent national dialogue in 2018, awareness and interest in pollinators and pollination issues has increased significantly in Antigua and...
Date: 28 January 2020
Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF/SGP) in Antigua
BES-Net Caribbean Regional Trialogue Participants Convening and Facilitating a National Dialogue on Pollinators
Building on the BES-Net Caribbean Regional Trialogue on Pollinators, Food Security and Climate Resilience, Antigua and Barbuda Marine Ecosystems Protected Area (MEPA) Trust organized a national multi-stakeholder dialogue event on 27 February 2019 in...
Date: 05 March 2019
Ruth Spencer, the Coordinator of the GEF/SGP in Antigua