Insect-Responsible Sourcing Regions: Keep Europe buzzing

Three quarters
… of global food crop species depend on pollinators.
… of the insect biomass have been lost in Germany alone over the past 27 years.

The economic consequences are obvious: if the humming of bees, bumblebees and others stops, our food economy will soon stop buzzing, too. Funded by the EU Commission, our project “LIFE Insect-Responsible Sourcing Regions” brings together different partners for a common goal: the sustainable protection of insects and biodiversity. Initially, seven pilot regions will benefit from our landscape-level approach – they are transferable to other regions throughout Europe.

What is an Insect-Responsible Sourcing Region?