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01 December 2017 - 29 December 2017 (midnight Brussels time)
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  • Anonymous (Germany)
    29 December 2017 EU citizen
    Anonymous (Germany)

    As an agronomist and beekeeper, I see the roadmap for the EU Pollinators Initiative as a balanced step in the right direction towards better understanding the decline of wild as well as domestic pollinators, filling numerous knowledge gaps on what is a multifactorial phenomenon. This balanced approach is both timely and important, given the sustained tendency over the past couple years to try to find suitable scapegoats, notably EU agriculture...

  • European Professional Beekeepers Association (Germany)
    29 December 2017 Business association
    European Professional Beekeepers Association (Germany)

    EPBA Position on the EU Pollinators Initiative The European Professional Beekeepers Association (EPBA) welcomes the EU Pollinators Initiative. We believe that the problems experienced by the beekeeping community are part of a larger phenomenon affecting pollinators as a whole. Since there is a complex interaction of factors, the initiative needs to involve not just DG ENVI, but also DG SANTE and DG AGRI. This will ensure, that there is synergy...

  • Bee Life European Beekeeping Coordination (Belgium)
    29 December 2017 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)
    Bee Life European Beekeeping Coordination (Belgium)

    This initiative is very positive and necessary. We do hope that the European Commission and Member states achieve to bring a more holistic approach in the policies affecting in one way or another the environment and public health. As for the document, the only reason why "pathogens are considered a drive primarily in the context of domesticated pollinators" is because they are studied much more and in further detail than any other driver and...

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