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التجارة, المتصلة بالتجارة, بنية تحتية:

Wheat Growers in the United States and Canada support cross-border trade and open wheat marketNewsHubNationBy Levi Wood and Jason Scott (فبراير 8)

Our organizations [Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association and U.S. Wheat Associates] and farmers on both sides of the border strongly support cooperating to ensure an open market” – حلقة الوصل

*ملحوظة – Levi Wood is a member of the GFN

Mexico ready to retaliate by hurting American corn farmersCNN MoneyBy Patrick Gillespie (فبراير 13)

“…Mexican senator Armando Rios Pitersays he will introduce a bill this week where Mexico will buy corn from Brazil and Argentina instead of the United States.” -?حلقة الوصل?

World Trade Outlook Indicator suggests moderate trade momentum in first quarter of 2017 – منظمة التجارة العالمية (فبراير 14)

Trade-related indicators including air freight, automobile sales, export orders and container shipping have all registered solid gains in recent months, auguring for faster growth in merchandise trade volumes in the first few months of the year.حلقة الوصل

Trade deals are complicated because trade is complicatedLos Angeles TimesOp-ed by Dalibor Rohac (فبراير 13)

Meaningful liberalization, then, has to focus on smoothing over the differences in regulatory regimes. Value chains extend through numerous countries and often involve shipping intermediate products across borders. كنتيجة ل, there are countless environmental, safety and sanitary rules enforced by different conformity assessment bodies.” – حلقة الوصل

Reshape or shatter??The pitfalls of renegotiating NAFTA – الإيكونوميست (فبراير 11)

A revision of the North American trade deal will not give Donald Trump what he wants” – حلقة الوصل

Not all blackBrexi: the New Zealand precedent – الإيكونوميست (فبراير 11)

How New Zealand coped with the loss of preferential access to its biggest market” – حلقة الوصل?

EU Parliament passes CETA trade deal?- Food NavigatorBy Niamh Michail?(فبراير 15)

MEPs have voted in favour of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada in Strasbourg today with 408 votes in favour and 254 againstmust now be passed by national and regional governments, which opponents have welcomed as an opportunity to stop it.” – حلقة الوصل

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

Uganda’s Bad SeedsReason.comBy Francisco Toro (مارس 2017 القضية)

East Africans go hungry because they can’t trust their markets” – حلقة الوصل

Genetically modified banana trial to return to Northern Territory in hope of finding variety resistant to Panama TR4 – حروف أخبار (أستراليا) – By Lisa Hebert (فبراير 12)

We’re now taking those four lines that look very promising and trialling a much larger number of plants over a much bigger area.” – حلقة الوصل

Chemical breakthrough gives hope for future of agricultural weed controlABC Rural (أستراليا) – By Joanna Prendergast (فبراير 14)

The discovery is being welcomed by grain growers who are battling a number of weeds with growing amounts of resistance to chemical controls.” – حلقة الوصل

سياسات, REGULATORY, النشاط, آخر:

An informed opinion on GMOs – هاواي: In Real LifeBy Ed Morita (يناير 30)

I wanted factual information, and it has taken me several years to gather enough that I feel I can have an informed opinion on the matter. That opinion is that I am NOT opposed to GMOs.” – حلقة الوصل

Supermarkets look to sustainability as the next organicThe Baltimore SunBy Lorraine Mirabella (يناير 28)

The designations are part of a ratings system the Landover-based grocer is testing in nine of its stores that measures the sustainability of food, both fresh and processed.” – حلقة الوصل

رأي: Agricultural Technology Can’t Be IgnoredThe Standard (كينيا) – By Gilbert arap Bor (فبراير 10)

“…نحن?re choosing to squander a promising opportunity, are still plagued with scientific ignorance and that once again, an African nation continues to lag behind the world in everything.” – حلقة الوصل

*ملحوظة – The author, Gilbert arap Bor is a GFN member and the 2011 جائزة Kleckner مستلم

Are your food facts really food myths? – The Columbus DispatchBy Marion Renault (فبراير 8)

Scientists communicate in data charts and tables; lay people often make decisions based on emotion. It can be challenging to speak both languages… ” – حلقة الوصل

Juncker plans radical shake-up to save the EU from itself – سياسة, Europe EditionBy Simon Marks (فبراير 7)

Commission chief wants to kick toxic decisions back to national governmentsA stark example of how the EU?s legislative sausage gets made will take place next month when European countries need to decide whether to clear genetically modified crops for cultivation.” – حلقة الوصل

Why Nigeria Needs To Key Into Biotechnology Global Evolution – قيادة (نيجيريا) – By Nkechi Isaac (فبراير 14)

With the current population of over 180 مليون شخص, famine, malnutrition and hunger are staring the nation in the face. All these emergency situations are closely linked with the inability to produce enough food to feed the people, which make it obvious that the conventional method of agriculture is not working for us.” – حلقة الوصل