Pollination, Pollinators and Food Production

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Thematic Assessment of Pollinators, Pollination and Food Production

The thematic assessment of pollinators, pollination and food production carried out under the auspices of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services aims to assess animal pollination as a regulating ecosystem service underpinning food production in the context of its contribution to nature’s gifts to people and supporting a good quality of life. To achieve this, it focuses on the role of native and managed pollinators, the status and trends of pollinators and pollinator-plant networks and pollination, drivers of change, impacts on human well-being, food production in response to pollination declines and deficits and the effectiveness of responses.

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Connal Eardley, Breno M. Freitas, Peter G. Kevan, Romina Rader, Mary Gikungu, Alexandra Marie Klein, Christian Maus, Virginia Meléndez-Ramírez, Lok Man Singh Palni, Carlos H. Vergara, Sigit Wiantoro, Saul Cunningham, Leonardo Galetto, Rosemary Hill
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