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COMERÇ, COMERÇ RELACIONATS AMB, INFRAESTRUCTURA:

Trump’s Trade Plans: What’s At Stake For Farmers – AgWeb – By Susan Skiles Luke (Febrer 6) – Enllaç
Trump may ‘restoreUS pork trade with Russia – GlobalMeatNews – Per Vladislav Vorotnikov (Febrer 7)

Russia’s National Meat Association (NMA) has claimed that a lifting of the country’s food embargo could lead to US pig farmers reinstating supplies to the country, pushing out Brazilian exporters.” – Enllaç

Rewiring the WTO – L'hindú (L'Índia) – Comment by Biswajit Dhar (Febrer 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” – Enllaç

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

South Korea’s 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.” – Enllaç

MEPs vote to protect European banana growers from imports – Navegador d'aliments – Per Michail Palau de Plegamans (Febrer 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, L'Equador, signed up for more trade with the EU.” – Enllaç

The hardships of doing business in Africa – L'economista (Febrer 4)

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

Brasil, Argentina push for closer trade with Mexico in Trump era – Reuters (Febrer 7)

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

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

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

AG, AG TECH, PRODUCCIÓ, TEMES RELACIONATS:

Is Africa really undergoing a smallholder agricultural revolution? – La conversa – By Brendan Brown and Ian Nuberg (Febrer 5) – Enllaç
Crop destroying caterpillar rapidly spreading across Africa; maize production endangered – Laborable i inamovible (Febrer 6) – Enllaç
Is genetically modified wheat safe? – BBC World Business Report (Febrer 2) – Enllaç
Nou, Aggressive Rust Imperils Wheat Crops in Europe, Àfrica, Àsia – IPS (Febrer 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.Enllaç

A New Non-Browning Apple Foreshadows More GMOs In The Produce Section – KUNC – By Grant Gerlock, Mitjans públics de collita (Febrer 7)

“So you’re going to see more and more, Crec que, traits coming out that are really consumer friendly, designed to respond to consumer demand…” – Enllaç

 

Quinoa gene tinkering key to meeting worldwide food demand – Navegador d'aliments – Per voluntat Chu (Febrer 9)

Quinoa has the potential to provide a highly nutritious food source to the world’s growing population and a new genetic map can help researchers to breed in useful traits.” – Enllaç

POLÍTICA, REGULADOR, ACTIVISME, ALTRES:

Franken-food myths slayed by humble truth-seeker Leon Bradley – La terra (Austràlia) – Per Colin Bettles (Febrer 5) – Enllaç
Despite Rise in Hunger, Zimbabwe Continues Ban on Some Genetically Modified ProductsBig News NetworkBy Tatenda Kanengoni (Febrer 4) – Enllaç
Opinió: Biotech regulations must be based on facts, not fears – Agri-pols – Pel Dr. Nina Fedoroff (Febrer 6)

Regulation must focus on the product, not the process by which it was created. And it’s time to regulate only real hazards, of which there is a small number.” – Enllaç

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

Our politicians continue to evade the real issues warranting the need for the adoption of GMOs into our agriculture, i en fer-ho, inadvertently pander to the irrational and absurd demands of the anti-science scaremongers.” – Enllaç

Indonesian Farmers are Ready to Adopt Biotech Corn – Actualització de cultius biotecnològics, ISAAA (Febrer 8) – Enllaç
Plague of Locusts Leads Bolivia to Issue State of Emergency – Premsa associada, via New York Times (Febrer 8) – Enllaç