الأخبار ذات الصلة بالتكنولوجيا ag, التكنولوجيا الحيوية, التجارة – وربما بعض مثيرة للاهتمام البنود الأخرى هناك المتصلة بالزراعة – ستنشر على هذه الصفحة طوال الأسبوع (الأسبوع سيتم تقدم أحدث العناصر الموجودة في الأخضر في أسفل المقاطع). تأكد من أن أعود والتحقق من الصفحة خلال الأسبوع.

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ملاحظة: For the last two full weeks of July the ‘Must Readsection with recent news of interest is going to be combined into one posting.

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التجارة, المتصلة التجارة, البنية التحتية:

Trump administration unveils goals in renegotiating NAFTA – صحيفة واشنطن بوست – بانا سوانسون (تموز/يوليه 17)

Democrats were critical of the measures, saying they didn’t go far enoughRepublicans were more positive about the statement, though some still had criticisms.” – الارتباط

الاتحاد الأوروبي, Brazil to propose farm subsidies overhaul to appease developing nations – السياسية – By Simon Marks (تموز/يوليه 17)

The European Union and Brazil will tell the World Trade Organization on Monday they are ready to shake up generous farm subsidies to reform a global trade landscape widely seen as stacked against emerging countries.” – الارتباط

China Border Tensions Cloud Asia Trade Pact Talks in India – بلومبرج – By Shruti Srivastava (تموز/يوليه 18)

The challenge for RCEP is that China would want a quick end to the deal so that it can establish itself as a leader of world trade,” said Palit. “اليابان, New Zealand won’t be in favor of concluding early as they would want a high quality agreement. However RCEP is a low-quality agreement as it is not going beyond tariff cuts and investment.” – الارتباط

US announces start of NAFTA talks in Washington on Aug 16 – سي أن بي سي / رويترز (تموز/يوليه 19)

They will take place in Washington from Aug. 16-20, الولايات المتحدة. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said.” – الارتباط

US and China emerge from trade talks without agreement – بي بي سي نيوز (تموز/يوليه 20)

The two sides did not issue a joint statement or action plan after the meeting and cancelled scheduled press conferences.” – الارتباط

Food shipments halted at Chinese ports increases by 325% – آسيا الغذاء المستكشف – بالملكية الأردنية وايتهيد (تموز/يوليه 19)

“بعض 35,000 tonnes of imported food products failed to pass Chinese quality inspections last year, according to food safety authorities.” – الارتباط

New agreement will allow US rice exports to China – بي بي سي نيوز (تموز/يوليه 21)

China has agreed to allow imports of rice from the US for the first timeIt follows trade talks between the two countries that resulted in little progress on other issues.” – الارتباط

Industry players outline their wish lists for ‘NAFTA 2.0’ and express anxiety about renegotiation – الغذاء المستكشف الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية – من كروفورد إليزابيث (تموز/يوليه 27)

While most agricultural industry leaders gathered on Capitol Hill yesterday urged lawmakers and the current administration to tread lightly when it comes to renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, some indicated specific areas for improvement.” – الارتباط

Japan slaps 50% tariff on U.S. frozen beef, first such action in 14 السنوات – إف / وول ستريت جورنال – By Yoko Kubota (تموز/يوليه 28) – الارتباط

 

 

AG, التكنولوجيا AG, إنتاج, حماية, القضايا ذات الصلة:

Let’s Talk About GMOs And The Environment – إجابات الكائنات المعدلة وراثيا (حزيران/يونيه 30)

GMOs are one of the best tools farmers have to help protect and preserve our natural resources. Learn how they help us address some of today’s most pressing environmental challenges.” – الارتباط

This Is How Gene-Editing Will Change The Food You Eat – Forbes.com – By Jon Markman (تموز/يوليه 11)

“في المستقبل القريب, scientists will engineer food that grows faster and does not spoil. This is the promise of CRISPR/Cas 9, a game-changing gene-editing tool.” – الارتباط

Fall Armyworms on March Across Africa – صوت أمريكا – By Sora Halake (تموز/يوليه 14)

A recently arrived species of armyworm has spread to 21 African countries and threatens the continent’s main food staple, الذرة…” – الارتباط

Making the case for sustainability in ‘industrial agriculture’ – مشروع محو الأمية الوراثية – من تيد نوردهاوس (تموز/يوليه 21)

Failure to understanding these basic dynamics too often results in advocacy and policy that is simply misguided. Debates about specific agricultural technologies and environmental impacts often lose sight of the forest through the trees in terms of the relationship between food production and the environment.” – الارتباط

SoftBank Vision Fund Leads $200 Million Bet on Indoor Farms – بلومبرج – By Selina Wang (تموز/يوليه 19)

The SoftBank Group Corp. chief’s Vision Fund is leading a $200 million investment in Silicon Valley startup Plenty, which says it has cracked the code on growing crops indoors super efficiently…. In recent years several companies including Atlanta-based Podponics, Vancouver’s LocalGarden and Chicago-area FarmedHere have shut down indoor farms because they weren’t economically viable.” – الارتباط

 

السياسة العامة, التنظيمية, النشاط, الأخرى:

China approves two more GMO crops for import, DuPont disappointed – رويترز – باتون دومينيك (تموز/يوليه 17)

But it leaves four other products owned by Monsanto, DuPont and Dow still on a waiting list pending approval from Beijing.” – الارتباط

Mark Zuckerberg Visitas a Cattle Ranch – أجويب – By Sara Brown (تموز/يوليه 14)

Technology farmers and ranchers use was obviously of interesting to Zuckerberg.” – الارتباط

The Organic Industry Is in Turmoil – استعراض وطني – كيلي جولي (تموز/يوليه 12)

“على [واشنطن] Post reported that the fraudulent imports were “large enough to constitute a meaningful proportion of the U.S. supply of those commodities,” a troubling development that should raise serious questions about the veracity of the organic label…” – الارتباط

How Berkeley-led academics conspired with anti-GMO groups to attack Food Evolution movie – مشروع محو الأمية الوراثية – من ستيفان نيدينباتش (تموز/يوليه 17)

A University of California Berkeley PhD candidate wrote a widely publicized letter attacking the science documentary تطور الغذاء في حزيران/يونيو (signed by more than 40 other academics) at the behest of the very groups exposed in the film, without disclosing her connection…” – الارتباط

Non-GMO Project Is Spreading Fake News Again But Still Has A Grip On Our Food Supply – Forbes.com – كافين سيناباثي (تموز/يوليه 13)

The Non-GMO Project is among the most ubiquitous fringe organizations in North America.” – الارتباط

Judge dismisses suit against General Mills over ‘naturaloats label in granola bars – مينيابوليس ستار تريبيون – By Kristen Leigh Painter (تموز/يوليه 17)

“…the plaintiffsparticular claims made in the caseare simply not plausible.” [القاضي] Davis said the plaintiffsargument holds the Nature Valley bars to more stringent standards than the federal government holds organic products. Foods labeled as organic are allowed to contain chemical pesticide residue of less than 5 percent of the Environmental Protection Agency’s tolerance level.” – الارتباط

EU’s biggest farmer slams GM policy – الفلاح اﻻسكتلندي (تموز/يوليه 19)

Europe’s policy on GM crops ‘discriminatesagainst the burgeoning arable sector in its new eastern member states, Romania’s largest farmer has claimed.” – الارتباط

(*ملاحظة – Lucian Buzdugan is a Global Farmer Network member)

African biosafety agencies move to bridge GMO communication gapThe Independent (أوغندا) – By Isaac Khisa (تموز/يوليه 20) – الارتباط