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European Bee Award Ceremony - 10 December - European Parliament


10 Dec 2019 18:00


European Parliament


Agriculture & Food

Event Location


Event Description

The goal of this prestigious prize is to promote projects contributing to the protection and preservation of bees and other pollinators in Europe and beyond. 
Winners for the 2 categories will be announced:
  • Category 1 - Land management practices to protect and enhance pollinators in the farmed environment. The prize will reward developments in farming practices that help create the right living conditions for bees and other pollinators, encouraging their presence in cropped areas while enriching biodiversity in the farmed environment.
  • Category 2: Application of innovative technological solutions to reduce farming operations’ impact on pollinators. A special focus will be placed this year on projects that new technologies and new applications of technologies to allow bees and other pollinators to be better protected from the impact of farming operations (for example, application of crop protection products or during harvesting)

This event will be kindly hosted by MEP Franc Bogovič at the European Parliament.

An independent jury chaired by Dr Michael Garratt (University of Reading) and including international experts, members of the European Institutions and NGOs has been in charge of assessing which practices and innovative ideas in agriculture most contribute to the maintenance of good pollinator communities in Europe’s farmed landscape.
To read about previous winners click here