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El documental Evolució de l'alimentació has been making waves since it’s debut over the summer, incloent-hi Austràlia:

When was the last time you changed your mind on GMs? – FarmOnline (Austràlia) – Per Colin Bettles (Setembre 22)

Before and after the screening the audience wasasked to hold up a red, yellow or green card to signify if they supported GMs or notthere were fewer red and yellow ones held aloft, after the film ended.” – Enllaç

Also see last week’s GFN column from the perspective of New Zealand board member Craige Mackenzie: https://globalfarmernetwork.org/2017/09/food-evolution-search-truth/

 


COMERÇ, COMERÇ RELACIONATS AMB, INFRAESTRUCTURA:

Gains from free trade agreements have been undersold, not oversold – El turó – By Neil Dierks (Setembre 23)

It also should be pointed out that FTAs have provided benefits beyond trade, including improved relations with our partner countries, better investment and supply chains, increased cooperation on important issues such as drug trafficking and terrorism and greater political stability.” – Enllaç

WTO dispute panel established to rule on Chinese farm import quotas – Organització Mundial del comerç (Setembre 22) – Enllaç

Red tape delays EU-Canada free trade meat sales surge – GlobalMeatNews.com – Per Oscar Rousseau (Setembre 25)

Antibiotics and labelling have stalled the flow of meat from Canada to the European Union (UE) just days after a compressive free trade agreement came into force.” – Enllaç

U. Could Export Rice to China for First Time, But Is It a Done Deal? – AgWeb – By Tyne Morgan (Setembre 24) – Enllaç

 

Beijing cuts red tape for foreign firms as it vies for investors – Sud de la Xina matí Post – By Frank Tang (Setembre 27)

Regulation from 1995 requiring companies to set up representative offices in China scrapped, as vice-premier warns of new challenges ahead” – Enllaç

US Commerce Secretary Ross highlights three main barriers to better trade links with China – Sud de la Xina matí Post – By Kristin Huang (Setembre 27)

Trump aide calls for action on market access, protectionism and intellectual property protection before US President’s visit to Beijing” – Enllaç

Mercosur Could Seek Trade Deals With Canada, Austràlia, Nova Zelanda – VOA/Reuters (Setembre 27) – Enllaç

 


AG, AG TECH, RECERCA, PRODUCCIÓ, PROTECCIÓ, TEMES RELACIONATS:

In some countries, people die when crops failQuad Cities OnlineBy Thea Gonzales (Setembre 22)

“”You take food for granted here,” Kaleb Kamure Titia, a pig and banana farmer on Uganda’s border with Sudan, said while in the Quad-Cities this week to learn about better communication between farmers from around the world.” – Enllaç

Found: Genetic markers against deadly cassava viruses – SciDev.Net – By Esther Nakkazi (Setembre 18)

Two diseases that affect cassava could cause up to 70-100 per cent yield losses” – Enllaç

Asking the farmers what they need – Cornell Aliança per a la ciència – By Sarah Evanega (Setembre 19)

“Everybody likes to talk about what farmers need. But nobody asks the farmers.”Enllaç

‘If anybody thinks that agriculture is going to be the same in 20 o 30 years they’ve got their head in the sand’ – Alimentar Navigator – Els Aerin Einstein-Curtis (Setembre 26)

“Noves tecnologies, precision nutrition, big data and nutrigenomics may be among tools that feed manufactures and animal producers will need to consider as production evolves to meet increasing demands…” – Enllaç

Water in the West and Our FutureArizona Agriculture (AZ Farm Bureau) – By Julie Murphree (Setembre 26)

Ted Sheely is a lettuce, cotó, tomàquets, cebes, blat, raïm de vi, garlic and pistachio farmer in California’s San Joaquin Valley and is a board member of Global Farmer NetworkI knew Sheely would have some interesting insights for us and certainly give us an update on where California is with their water issues.” – Enllaç

Genetically modified wheat used to make coeliac-friendly bread – Nou científic – Per Michael Le pàgina (Setembre 26)

People forced to avoid gluten could soon have their bread (and cake) and eat it.” – Enllaç

 


POLÍTICA, REGULADOR, ACTIVISME, ALTRES:

Who is Carey Gillam? – El productor occidental (Canadà) – Per Robert Arnason (Setembre 21)

“She is currently a paid employee of an activist group that is funded by organic marketing interests that oppose modern agricultural tools, including glyphosate-based herbicides”Gillam left Reuters in 2015 and became research director with U.S. Right to Know…”” – Enllaç

Editorial: The county’s ag study dilemma – Càmera diària, Boulder, Colorado (Setembre 16)

We have nothing against organic farming, but we believe if you want to conduct an unbiased study of sustainable agriculture in Boulder County’s semi-arid climate, you do not predetermine the outcome by recruiting an organization with a political agenda.” – Enllaç

Will customers purchase genetically modified salmon? Canadians didSupermarket NewsBy Dan Orlando (Setembre 25)

Labeling must still be sorted out before arrival on domestic shelves” – Enllaç

Unfair GM laws a “catastrophefor Australian agriculture – FarmOnline (Austràlia) – Per Colin Bettles (Setembre 25)

“It will go down as the decades of rural decline which accelerated due to an era of ‘political correctness’ where government employees or government did not provide the appropriate governance or scientific push-back…” – Enllaç

The Grocery Industry Confronts a New Problem: Només 10% of Americans Love Cooking – Harvard Business Review – By Eddie Yoon (Setembre 22) – Enllaç

RelatedCereal Wars: The Bitter Feud Between the Kellogg Brothers (Knowledge@Wharton, Setembre 26)

Govt mulls body to promote agricultural biotechnologyThe International News (Pakistan) (Setembre 26) – Enllaç

Syngenta Said to Pay More Than $1.4 Billion in Corn AccordAgWeb/Bloomberg (Setembre 26) – Enllaç

Flawed findings: Conspiracy theories masked as academic analysis – Aliments Navigator Àsia – By Katherine Rich (Setembre 26)

In an era when consumers are sceptical offake news“, a further concern is brewing.” – Enllaç

Oregon Court of Appeals affirms ruling overturning GMO ban – Premsa capital – Per Mateusz Perkowski (Setembre 26)

A ruling that invalidated a GMO ban in Oregon’s Josephine County has been affirmed on appeal.” – Enllaç