أخبار البنود المتعلقة التكنولوجيا آغ, التكنولوجيا الحيوية, trade and perhaps some other interesting items out there related to agriculture will be posted on this page throughout the week (as the week progresses newest items will be inأخضر في الجزء السفلي من أقسام). Be sure to check in regularly.

 

التجارة, المتصلة بالتجارة, بنية تحتية:

Trump’s Trade Plans: What’s At Stake For Farmers – AgWeb – By Susan Skiles Luke (فبراير 6) – حلقة الوصل
Trump may ‘restoreUS pork trade with Russia- GlobalMeatNewsBy Vladislav Vorotnikov (فبراير 7)

Russias National Meat Association (NMA) has claimed that a lifting of the countrys food embargo could lead to US pig farmers reinstating supplies to the country, pushing out Brazilian exporters.” -حلقة الوصل

Rewiring the WTOThe Hindu (الهند) – Comment by Biswajit Dhar (فبراير 7)

Growing disenchantment with the existing model of globalisation is also a historic opportunity to frame new rules granting equal opportunities to all in the global marketplace” -حلقة الوصل

South Korea Seeks to Avert Trump Criticism of Free Trade Pact – بلومبرغ – By Sohee Kim and Kanga Kong (فبراير 7)

South Koreas trade minister said his country will seek to explain the benefits of its free-trade agreement with the U.S. to the Trump administration, as the pact enacted in 2012 comes under fresh scrutiny.” -حلقة الوصل

MEPs vote to protect European banana growers from imports- Food NavigatorBy Niamh Michail(فبراير 6)

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) gave the green light to measures aimed at protecting European banana producers from import surges last week as one of the biggest global producers, Ecuador, signed up for more trade with the EU.” – حلقة الوصل

The hardships of doing business in Africa – الإيكونوميست (فبراير 4)

What a century-old German ship says about trade in the modern continent” – حلقة الوصل

البرازيل, Argentina push for closer trade with Mexico in Trump era – رويترز (فبراير 7)

Some local trade experts say a potential rift between the United States and Mexico could open up space for Latin American nations.” – حلقة الوصل

The TPP Is Dead. Spare the TTIP. – RealClear PolicyBy Simon Lester (فبراير 8)

There are many viable options here; the important thing is to keep pushing forward.” – حلقة الوصل

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

Is Africa really undergoing a smallholder agricultural revolution? – The ConversationBy Brendan Brown and Ian Nuberg (فبراير 5) -حلقة الوصل
Crop destroying caterpillar rapidly spreading across Africa; maize production endangeredMercoPress (فبراير 6) -حلقة الوصل
Is genetically modified wheat safe? – BBC World Business Report (فبراير 2) – حلقة الوصل
New, Aggressive Rust Imperils Wheat Crops in Europe, أفريقيا, آسيا – IPS (فبراير 5)

Preliminary analysis suggests the new race is related to a family of strains that are aggressive and better adapted to higher temperatures than most others. -حلقة الوصل

A New Non-Browning Apple Foreshadows More GMOs In The Produce SectionKUNCBy Grant Gerlock, Harvest Public Media (فبراير 7)

So youre going to see more and more, I think, traits coming out that are really consumer friendly, designed to respond to consumer demand…” – حلقة الوصل

 

Quinoa gene tinkering key to meeting worldwide food demand- Food NavigatorBy Will Chu (فبراير 9)

Quinoa has the potential to provide a highly nutritious food source to the worlds growing population and a new genetic map can help researchers to breed in useful traits.” – حلقة الوصل

سياسات, REGULATORY, النشاط, آخر:

Franken-food myths slayed by humble truth-seeker Leon BradleyThe Land (أستراليا) – By Colin Bettles (فبراير 5) -حلقة الوصل
Despite Rise in Hunger, Zimbabwe Continues Ban on Some Genetically Modified ProductsBig News NetworkBy Tatenda Kanengoni (فبراير 4) -حلقة الوصل
رأي: Biotech regulations must be based on facts, not fearsAgri-PulseBy Dr. Nina Fedoroff (فبراير 6)

Regulation must focus on the product, not the process by which it was created. And its time to regulate only real hazards, of which there is a small number.” -حلقة الوصل

Science should make the point on GMOs and not scaremongersMy Joy Online (غانا) – By Alexander Wireko Kena (فبراير 1)

Our politicians continue to evade the real issues warranting the need for the adoption of GMOs into our agriculture, and in doing so, inadvertently pander to the irrational and absurd demands of the anti-science scaremongers.” – حلقة الوصل

Indonesian Farmers are Ready to Adopt Biotech CornCrop Biotech Update, Ishaaa (فبراير 8) – حلقة الوصل
Plague of Locusts Leads Bolivia to Issue State of Emergency – وكالة انباء, via New York Times (فبراير 8) – حلقة الوصل