WHY IN NEWS?
- The United Nations has designated May 20 as “World Bee Day.”
Theme of the year 2020 – Bee engaged: Build Back Better for Bees.
- Bee day is celebrated to create awareness of the importance of pollinators and the threats they face and their contribution to sustainable development.
- The main aim is to strengthen measures aimed at protecting bees and other pollinators, which will greatly help solve problems related to global food supply and eliminate hunger in developing countries.