Notícies relacionades amb la tecnologia d'ag, biotec, Comerç- i potser alguns altres interessants elements que hi ha relacionats amb l'agricultura-es publicaran en aquesta pàgina durant tota la setmana (as the week progresses new items will be in verd al fons de les seccions). Sigui segur per comprovar periòdicament!

 

COMERÇ, COMERÇ RELACIONATS AMB, INFRAESTRUCTURA:

Trump Abandons Trans-Pacific Partnership, Obama’s Signature Trade Deal – De Nova York – By Peter Baker (Jan 23)

Enllaç: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/23/us/politics/tpp-trump-trade-nafta.html

President Donald Trump Makes Revised Trade Deals an Early Priority – Diari de Wall Street – Per William Mauldin (Jan 23)

Two days after taking office, Nafta renegotiation and a potential bilateral pact with the U.K. are on the agenda

Enllaç: http://www.wsj.com/articles/president-donald-trump-makes-revised-trade-deals-an-early-priority-1485131856

China says can resolve trade disputes with new U.S. Govern – Reuters (Jan 19)

China and the United States can resolve any trade disputes through talks, the government said on Thursday, as a Chinese newspaper warned U.S. business could be targets for retaliation…”

Enllaç: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-china-idUSKBN153082

Trade MEPs give green light to Canada-EU trade deal CETA – Navegador d'aliments – By Louis Gore-Langton (Jan 24)

The EU Trade Committee (INTA) has approved the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) this morning, marking a major step toward the deal between EU and Canada becoming reality.

Mexico’s Potential Weapons if Trump Declares War on Nafta – De Nova York – By Eduardo Porter (Jan 24)

Enllaç: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/24/business/economy/nafta-mexico-free-trade.html?action=click&contentCollection=Americas&module=RelatedCoverage&region=Marginalia&pgtype=article

Redefining a ‘special relationship’: Trump and May to talk trade – Reuters – By Elizabeth Piper (Jan 25)

Enllaç: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-britain-idUSKBN15925W?il=0

AG, AG TECH, PRODUCCIÓ, TEMES RELACIONATS:

The smart way to help African farmers tackle climate change – IRIN – By Sophie Mbungua (Jan 20)

Enllaç: http://www.irinnews.org/feature/2017/01/20/smart-way-help-african-farmers-tackle-climate-change

L'Àfrica Oriental: Irrigation Farming ‘Only Way to Food Security’ – The Citizen via allAfricaBy Alawai Masare (Jan 23)

Enllaç: http://allafrica.com/stories/201701230039.html

Ctrl, Alt, Delete to Better Yields – AgWeb – Per Sonja Begemann (Jan 24)

“Per als agricultors, precision gene-editing technology could mean faster advancements and more precise focus on issues that plague their crops.

Enllaç: http://www.agweb.com/article/ctrl-alt-delete-to-better-yields-naa-sonja-begemann/

How GM crops can help us to feed afast-growing world – La conversa – By Stuart Thompson (Jan 24)

Enllaç: https://theconversation.com/how-gm-crops-can-help-us-to-feed-a-fast-growing-world-71112

The apple that never browns wants to change your mind about genetically modified foods – Washington Post – Per Caitlin Dewey (Jan 23)

While genetic modifications have in the past been mainly defended as a way to protect crops, the Arctic Apple would be one of the first GMOs marketed directly to consumers as more convenient

GMO critics say they are hopeful, No obstant això, that consumers will continue to show skepticism about the produce. Despite a growing consensus in scientific circles that GMOs pose little risk, environmental and consumer groups have successfuly mounted campaigns against GMOs over the past 30 anys, successfully limiting the practice to commodity crops like soybeans and corn.

Enllaç: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/01/23/the-apple-that-never-browns-wants-to-change-your-mind-about-genetically-modified-foods/?utm_term=.2d219fa1be57

POLÍTICA, REGULADOR, ACTIVISME, ALTRES:

FDA & USDA push forward plan to update how genetically modified organisms are regulated – Navegador d'aliments – Per Elizabeth Crawford (Jan 23)

FDA and USDA push forward a strategy to modernize how genetically modified organisms are regulated that was created in part with the Executive Office of the President under the Obama Administration even as President Trump took office with the promise to undo much of what his predecessor advanced.

Memorandum: Regulatory Freeze Pending ReviewThe White House via Politico (Jan 20)

Enllaç: http://www.politico.com/f/?id=00000159-be8f-da97-a9dd-becf15ae0001

US feed and grower orgs find potential in proposed biotech rules – Alimentar Navigator – Els Aerin Einstein-Curtis (Jan 19)

Proposed biotech rules offer chance for educational outreach, trade discussions and practical regulation, say feed and crop grower organizations.

Research agency says Kenya set to lose millions for blocking GM crop trials – Diari de negocis – Per Gerald Andae (Jan 16)

Enllaç: http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/-Kenya-set-to-lose-millions-for-blocking-GM-crop-trials/539546-3519736-9ck97dz/

New GMO apples could show if QR code labels work – Aliments Dive – Per Keith Loria (Jan 20)

Enllaç: http://www.fooddive.com/news/grocerynew-gmo-apples-could-show-if-qr-code-labels-work/434376/

These Moms Say The Girl ScoutsNewest Cookie Rejects Science, Conflicts With Its STEM Advocacy – Forbes.com – Els Kavin Senapathy (Jan 20)

Enllaç: http://www.forbes.com/sites/kavinsenapathy/2017/01/20/girl-scouts-newest-cookie-rejects-science/#45de63ec123a

GMOs are key to ending perennial drought, dir MPs – Diari nació (Kenya) – By Dennis Odunga (Jan 21)

Enllaç: http://www.nation.co.ke/news/consumption-of-GMOs/1056-3781070-xewjfwz/

China Moving Towards Commercialization of Its Own Biotechnology CropsUSDA’s GAIN reportPrepared by Gene Kim (DEC 2016)

The “13th Five-Year Plan for Science and Technology Innovation” aims to push forward the commercialization of a new domestic type of Bacillus thuringiensis (BT) blat de moro, Cotó de BT, and herbicide-resistant soybeans by 2020. Al mateix temps, delays in import approvals continue to worsen, causing unpredictability for traders and delaying the adoption of needed new varieties in exporting countries such as the United States.

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