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*ملحوظة – with the shortened holiday week in the US with Thanksgiving on Nov 23, this week and next week’s ‘Must Readpage will be combined.

 


التجارة, المتصلة بالتجارة, بنية تحتية:

Nafta Talks Get Bogged Down – بلومبرغ – By Eric Martin, Josh Wingrove and Andrew Mayeda (نوفمبر 20)

The three countries have extended the deadline for the talks to March…” – حلقة الوصل

NAFTA negotiations will head to MontrealGlobal News / The Canadian Press (نوفمبر 20)

“ال?نافتا?negotiations are moving to non-capital cities for their first meeting outside of Washington, Mexico City and Ottawa.” – حلقة الوصل

Trudeau Replaces Trump as Biggest Obstacle to Pacific Trade Pact – بلومبرغ – By Josh Wingrove and Isabel Reynolds (نوفمبر 21)

“…may look to move ahead without Canada if necessary…” – حلقة الوصل

Russia bans Brazilian meat – GlobalMeatNews.com – By Eugene Vorotnikov (نوفمبر 23)

A ban on all beef and pork imports from Brazil, the largest meat importer to Russia, has been imposed by the Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor), over concerns about the detection of a forbidden hormone.” – حلقة الوصل (ملحوظة – example of non-tariff trade barrier often used by Russia)

NAFTA talks in Washington could reach deal on some chapters: Mexico minister – رويترز – By Dave Graham (نوفمبر 27) – حلقة الوصل

The experience of other countries does bear out some of the Canadian qualms” – حلقة الوصل

 


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

Large U.S. farm study finds no cancer link to Monsanto weedkiller – رويترز – By Kate Kelland (نوفمبر 18)

The research is part of a large and important project known as the Agricultural Health Study (AHS), which has been tracking the health of tens of thousands of agricultural workers, farmers and their families in Iowa and North Carolina.” – حلقة الوصل

أنظر أيضا😕California Lists Glyphosate as Cancer Agent, Ag Coalition Fights Back

World-first Panama disease-resistant Cavendish bananas developed – المواد الغذائية – By Tim Lundeen (نوفمبر 16)

Outcome called major step toward protecting $12 billion Cavendish banana global export business.” – حلقة الوصل

Chinese-French team breed GM tomatoes with age-defying qualitiesFood Navigator -?By Will Chu (نوفمبر 16)

Chinese and French researchers reveal details of how they genetically-engineered tomatoes to boost vitamin E, provitamin A and lycopene content, nutrients claimed to have anti-ageing properties.” – حلقة الوصل

Look beyond the Akubra: Farming isn’t quaint, it’s a hot bed of innovation – حروف أخبار (أستراليا) – By Verity Morgan-Schmidt (نوفمبر 21)

“…83 per cent of Australians would describe their connection with farming asdistant” أو “non-existent”. Little wonder, then, that innovation within the agricultural sector often goes unnoticed.” – حلقة الوصل

?Neutralising a significant threat?: Aussie academics grow world-first Panama disease-resistant bananasFood Navigator AsiaBy Gary Scattergood (نوفمبر 20)

Queensland University of Technology researchers have developed and grown modified Cavendish bananas resistant to the Fusarium wilt tropical race 4 (TR4), also known as Panama disease.” – حلقة الوصل

The paradox of banning glyphosate and battling climate changeNew EuropeBy Pedro Vigneau (نوفمبر 24)

Those of us involved in farming know, better than most, the impact that climate change will have on our society.” – حلقة الوصل?(ملحوظة – the author is a Global Farmer Network member)

Exploring world without food animals – المواد الغذائية (نوفمبر 22)

Complete shift away from food animal production would present major challenges to meeting America’s nutritional needs.” – حلقة الوصل

Agriculture has a convincing story to tell about biotechnologySoutheast Farm PressBy John Hart (نوفمبر 26)

Science and extensive research make it perfectly clear: GMOs are safe.” – حلقة الوصل

سياسات, REGULATORY, النشاط, آخر:

Like it or not, أفريقيا?s future lies in GM cropsThe Times (المملكة المتحدة) – By Matt Ridley (نوفمبر 20)

Short-sighted opposition to biotechnology leaves farmers across the continent at the mercy of pests, disease and worse” – حلقة الوصل?(subscription-based)

*ملحوظة – column cites GFN member and Kleckner Award recipient Gilbert Bor from Kenya

GM sugar beet given all-clear for EU renewalFood Navigator -?By Niamh Michail (نوفمبر 17)

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) scientists have cleared a genetically modified sugar beet developed by Monsanto and KWS for reauthorisation in the EU.” – حلقة الوصل

The Anti-GMO Movement Has A Social Justice Problem – Forbes.com – Kavin Senapathy (نوفمبر 20)

Anti-GMO marketers know these anxieties well, and they?re skilled at defining, bringing clarity to, and wielding these anxieties in exploitative ways.” – حلقة الوصل

Ugandans to have GMO matooke in 2021 – The Observer (أوغندا) – By Alon Mwesigwa (نوفمبر 20)

“…they will test the banana varieties with the farmers and the farming communities to make sure they can resist the bacterial wilt in different agro-ecological zones.” – حلقة الوصل

Anti-GMO website promotes new conspiracy theory linking GMOs with supposed campaign to ‘eliminate Africans’ – التحالف كورنيل للعلوم – By Mark Lynas (نوفمبر 21) – حلقة الوصل

Agriculture experts, policymakers urge further actions on bio-technologies in AfricaGlobal Times / شينخوا (الصين) (نوفمبر 23)

The experts and officials made the call at a three-day regional meeting organized by the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO)…” – حلقة الوصل? (ملحوظة – GFN members participated at event)

أثيوبيا: Call for Embracing Biotechnology to Meet Growing Nutritional Demand – الفريك / The Ethiopian HeraldBy Desta Gebrehiwot (نوفمبر 23) – حلقة الوصل

EU settles dispute over major weedkiller glyphosateBBC News (نوفمبر 27)

The Commission says the new five-year licence will be ready before the current one expires on 15 December.” – حلقة الوصل