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التجارة, TRADE ISSUES:

Pacific Rim Nations Push Back on Free-Trade Skepticism – وول ستريت جورنال – By Ryan Dube and Carol E. Lee (نوفمبر 20)

APEC leaders in Peru said they hoped to persuade the next U.S. president of trade?s benefits, while China indicated at the summit it was ready to take the lead in promoting trade

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.wsj.com/articles/apec-delegates-push-back-against-protectionism-1479656260

Window on Washington: The Future of TradeCouncil on Foreign Relations, CFR Events (نوفمبر 18)

Experts discuss the future of U.S. trade policy in light of the recent election of Donald Trump to the U.S. presidency.

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.cfr.org/trade/window-washington-future-trade/p38514

Mexico Seeks Trump Talks to Modernize Nafta, Pena Nieto Says – بلومبرغ – By John Quigley (نوفمبر 19)

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-19/mexico-seeks-trump-talks-to-modernize-nafta-pena-nieto-says

Latin American economies look to China for free trade optionsSouth China Morning PostBy Laura Zhou (نوفمبر 20)

As US backing of the TPP looks shaky under Trump, Chile and Peru consider Beijing-backed alternative

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2047728/latin-american-economies-look-china-free-trade-options

Two items via USA Today:
‘Don’t assume the worstof Trump on trade, Obama says in Peru (نوفمبر 19), و?Trans-Pacific Partnership may not be dead yet (نوفمبر 21)
Donald Trump: US to quit TPP on first day in officeBBC News (نوفمبر 22)

He made the announcement in a video messageboutlining what he intends to do first when he takes office in January.

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-38059623

China Has Warned of Retaliation if U.S. Levies Tariffs, Commerce Secretary Saysj – وول ستريت جورنال – By Ian Talley (نوفمبر 22)

Beijing?s response if President-elect Donald Trump follows through on pledge could harm economy, Penny Pritzker warns

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.wsj.com/articles/china-has-warned-of-retaliation-if-u-s-levies-tariffs-commerce-secretary-says-1479854008

No chance for food embargo to be lifted soon, says Putin?- GlobalMeatNewsBy Vladislav Vorotnikov (نوفمبر 23)

Russia aims to maintain its food embargo for as long as possible to protect investment in the country?s meat industry, Russian president Vladimir Putin has claimed.

اي جي, AG TECH, إنتاج, القضايا ذات الصلة:

With an Eye on Hunger, Scientists See Promise in Genetic Tinkering of PlantsNew York TimesBy Justin Gillis (نوفمبر 17)

“…increased the productivity of a test plant ? tobacco ? by as much as 20 نسبه مئويه…That is a huge number, given that plant breeders struggle to eke out gains of 1 أو 2 percent with more conventional approaches.

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/18/science/gmo-foods-photosynthesis.html?_r=0

China is on a mission to modernize African farming?and find new markets for its own companiesQuartzLily Kuo (نوفمبر 16)

حلقة الوصل:?http://qz.com/788657/a-chinese-aid-project-for-rwandan-farmers-is-actually-more-of-a-gateway-for-chinese-businesses/

How GMOs Help Us Reduce Food Waste & Its Environmental Impact – Forbes.com – By Kate Hall (نوفمبر 18)

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.forbes.com/sites/gmoanswers/2016/11/18/gmos-help-reduce-food-waste/#59e7f86c6546

Co-existence possible between genetically modified and conventional cropsNew Zealand FarmerBy Pat Deavoll (نوفمبر 18)

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/farming/86510021/coexistence-possible-between-genetically-modified-and-conventional-crops

Researchers track climate change risk to feed crops, animal production in US?- تغذية المستكشف – By Aerin Einstein-Curtis (نوفمبر 18)

Soil and water management top mitigation plans for US farmers to address climate change risk, يقول?expert.

سياسات, REGULATORY, النشاط, القضايا ذات الصلة:

Iowa farmer challenges activist Vandana Shiva after ?myth-filled? anti-GMO lecture – مشروع محو الأمية الوراثية – بواسطة??

While I appreciate Vandana Shiva?س?passion for the environment and crop diversity, most of her claims have been readily debunked. Her campaigns are subsidized by?millions of dollars of contributions by organic food companies to spread lies about conventional agriculture to push an agenda.

حلقة الوصل:?https://www.geneticliteracyproject.org/2016/11/21/iowa-farmer-challenges-activist-vandana-shiva-myth-filled-anti-gmo-lecture/

Here’s a ‘longletter to the editor about Shiva’s visit to Drake Univ. in the Nov 14 Des Moines Register by Aman Mann, the daughter of GFN member Gurjeet Singh Mann (الهند): ?Genetically modified crops benefit farmers

ConfoundUpSnopes.comBy Alex Kasprak (نوفمبر 16)

A laboratory test performed by food activists is going viral, but its results and the allegations drawn from them are not reliable.

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.snopes.com/monsanto-suppressing-evidence-of-cancerous-herbicide-in-food/

EPA schedules new SAP for glyphosate review for Dec. 13-16 – دلتا مزرعة الصحافة – By Forrest Laws (نوفمبر 17)

In documents released earlier this fall, EPA said it has determined glyphosate is probably not carcinogenic in humans, a finding shared by such organizations as the European Food Safety Agency and the New Zealand equivalent of EPA.

حلقة الوصل:?http://deltafarmpress.com/regulatory/epa-schedules-new-sap-glyphosate-review-dec-13-16

Hawaii GMO Seed Companies Win Big In Appeals Court RulingsHonolulu Civil BeatBy Anita Hofschneider (نوفمبر 18)

“الولايات المتحدة. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals concludes that Hawaii counties don?t have the right to regulate agriculture.

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.civilbeat.org/2016/11/hawaii-gmo-seed-companies-win-big-in-appeals-court-ruling/

Court ruled correctly on anti-GMO laws – جزيرة حديقة (Kaua’i, هاواي) – بواسطة?Allan Parachini (نوفمبر 20)

حلقة الوصل:?http://thegardenisland.com/news/opinion/guest/court-ruled-correctly-on-anti-gmo-laws/article_1411286e-3cd0-5da8-8352-f538bcf8a712.html

US Senators: We need faster GM approval process by China?- Food Navigator Asia By Aerin Einstein-Curtis (نوفمبر 18)

Several US Senators have called on the Obama administration to make the approval process for GM products a focus in upcoming trade talks with China.

‘Fundamental to future food production’: Brexit may allow farmers to grow GM cropsFarming UK (نوفمبر 19)
NOSB votes to keep ?الكائنات المعدلة وراثيا 2.0? techniques out of organic?- Food Navigator USA – By Elizabeth Crawford (نوفمبر 22)

To protect organic crops and products form the ?incursion? of rapidly developing genetic engineering, the National Organic Standards Board voted last week to recommend USDA expand and strengthen the definitions of excluded methods under organic regulations.