International Day for Biological Diversity has been celebrated on 22 May every year. The aim of the event is to draw the attention of the press and the public to the importance and protection of the diversity of the nature, the dangers that threaten it, and thus to educate people on the issues of the environment around us.
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The National Bee Day has been celebrated every year on April 30 - from this time the life really starts in the hives- since 1994, at the initiative of the National Hungarian Beekeeping Association. Its purpose is to draw attention to bees, the importance of their activities, and their indispensability in agriculture.
The Native Courtyard - with live animal exhibition- of the National Centre for Biodivertsity and Gene Conservation welcomed visitors with a diverse palette on the 79th National Agricultural and Food Exhibition and Fair this year. Visitors can see several old Hungarian farm animal breeds from Pannonic bee to Hungarian grey cattle.
“Ecosystems, products, conservation” was the title of the annual international conference held by DAGENE – International Association for the Conservation of Animal Breeds in the Danube Region – and SAVE – Safeguard for Agricultural Varieties in Europe – in Kozárd, Hungary from 24th to 27th of June 2018. The four-day professional meeting was attended by nearly 50 experts from 14 countries.