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December 7, 2021


Regenerative agriculture must scale or die (Forbes)


Algeria: finally self-sufficient in tomato products? 
Algérie : enfin autosuffisante en dérivés de tomate ?


USA - How are new varieties of plants registered and why? The final step in breeding programs is registering their new variety with the USDA


Current status and future challenges in implementing and upscaling vertical farming systems (Nature)


El tomate no es natural, es un tesoro creado por el ingenio humano (El Pais)


December 6, 2021


4 new ways agriculture is fighting climate change


December 3, 2021


Digging deeper into the arid terrain of the world’s largest landlocked countryHow Uzbekistan’s farmers are overcoming soil salinity and water shortages


December 2, 2021


A genetic resources strategy for Europe


Nigeria urges Africa to follow its lead on GM cowpea


A decade of world-leading maize and wheat research - Legacy websites and photo exhibition mark the closing of the CGIAR Research Programs on Maize and Wheat, and their impact on sustainable agricultural development


December 1, 2021


Forschungsaufruf: Alternative Proteinquellen für die menschliche Ernährung


November 30, 2021


European collaboration on plant genetic resources is missing opportunities
Samenwerking tussen Europese genenbanken kan en moet bete


The future of plant breeding in Africa: An interview with Dr. Rita Mumm


Plant breeding advances may spark annual corn and soybean yield increases (Successful Farming)


Science, technology and farmers, the three pillars of CIMMYT at COP26 - At global climate summit, CIMMYT scientists share adaptation and mitigation solutions for farmers, and call for increased funding for agricultural research.


La científica detrás de un revolucionario cultivo transgénico argentino contra la sequía


November 29, 2021


Nigeria - Food security hinged on reliable seeds’ system, sys Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (Science Nigeria)


Syngenta’s Jon Parr: Modern pesticides can help fight climate change


Plant breeding innovation - New breeding methods: More than just a “test-tube scenario”


The EU’s push for intellectual property rights on seeds and its impact on developing countries
La presión de la UE a favor de los derechos de propiedad intelectual sobre las semillas y sus consecuencias para los países en desarrollo
La pression de l’UE en faveur des droits de propriété intellectuelle sur les semences et son impact sur les pays en développement


Plant variety protection & UPOV 1991 in the European Union’s Trade Policy: Rationale, effects & state of play


November 26, 2021


Enseñar a comer saludable tiene premio (Portagrano)


“Sustainability is in Barenbrug's DNA”


November 24, 2021


Can genetically engineered seeds prevent a climate-driven food crisis? GMO crops may better withstand climate risks like drought, but time is running low (Yale Climate Connections)


Crop wild relatives important for future food production – Knowledge that needs to be disseminated


Gene-editing: to detect or not detect, that is not the question


Are soybean insecticide seed treatments justified? (Farm Progress)


New Zealand - Select Committee report on Plant Variety Rights Bill released (Lexology)


November 23, 2021


CAST releases new commentary on “Gains Foregone by Going GMO Free: Potential Impacts on Consumers, the Environment, and Agricultural Producers”


China's crop germplasm resources census shows advantages, challenges for seed security (Global Times)


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