#worldFoodDcrops; #Pollinations; #FAO; #UN; #Bees
Geneva, Dec 21 (Canadian-Media): More than seventy five percent of the world’s food crops rely on pollination, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN) reports said.
Without bees, we wouldn’t have these nutritious foods. Bees play an essential role in keeping us and the planet healthy. But, bees and other pollinators are under threat because of intensive agriculture, monocultures, pesticides and climate change. The problem is BIG But YOU can do something to protect our tiny friends: 1. Grow flowering plants 2. Refrain from using insecticides 3. Teach the future generations about the importance of bees Our future of food depends on us!
#WHO; #UniversalHealthCoverage; #UniversalHealthCoverageDay
Geneva, Dec 12 (Canadian-Media): Following the UN High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage on 23 September 2019 — where world leaders endorsed the most ambitious and comprehensive political declaration on health in history – the theme for the UHC Day 2019 campaign is: "Keep the promise.”, WHO reports said.
Governments, international organisations, civil society organisations, the private sector, academia, and media are encouraged to use this year’s theme to keep holding leaders, our health systems and ourselves accountable to the promise of health for all.