Nouvelles liés à la biotechnologie agricole, Commerce ? et peut-être quelques autres articles intéressants là-bas liés à l'agriculture ? will be posted on this page throughout the week (newly added items will be in vert au fond de sections). ?Be sure to check in regularly!

BIOTECH:

WHO warns of potential for ‘marked increasein Zika casesYahoo! Nouvelles – Par?Mari?tte Le Roux,?AFP?(avr 25)

Lien:?https://www.yahoo.com/news/warns-potential-marked-increase-zika-cases-083521147.html

Jour de la Terre: Get Green With Biotech’s Role in Sustainability – Forbes.com – By Kate Hall, GMO Answers (avr 22)

Lien:?http://www.forbes.com/sites/gmoanswers/2016/04/22/gmos-contribute-sustainability/#14c154ab8b7b

Scientists advance disease resistance in three of world’s most important cropsPhys.org (avr 25)

Lien:?http://phys.org/news/2016-04-scientists-advance-disease-resistance-world.html

Did CRISPR gene-edited mushroom really ?escape? regulation? – Projet d'alphabétisation génétique – par?

Lien:?https://www.geneticliteracyproject.org/2016/04/25/crispr-gene-edited-mushroom-really-escape-regulation/

Éditorial: Base labeling on science, not superstitionThe Detroit News (avr 26)

Any victories the anti-GMO movement achieves is a triumph of superstition over science.

Lien:?http://www.detroitnews.com/story/opinion/editorials/2016/04/24/gmo-labels-science-superstition/83476622/

Insect resistant maize to be commercialized in Kenya in 2018 – Xinhua (Chine) (avr 24)

Lien:?http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-04/24/c_135307946.htm

Should GM crops be grown in Uganda?Daily MonitorBy Michael J. Ssali (avr 27)

Lien:?http://www.monitor.co.ug/Magazines/Farming/Should-GM-crops-grown-Uganda/-/689860/3177716/-/nchqx2/-/index.html

DEFRA allows field trials of GM camelina in RothamstedCrop Biotech Update, Ishaaa (avr 27)

Lien:?http://www.isaaa.org/kc/cropbiotechupdate/article/default.asp?ID=14357

Can I Get That With Extra GMO? – le journal Wall Street – Opinion by Jayson Lusk (avr 26)

A Vermont labeling law will burden industry and encourage baseless fears about scientific progress.

Lien:?http://www.wsj.com/articles/can-i-get-that-with-extra-gmo-1461710531

Scientists Claim Breakthrough in Battle Against GMO Crop Pests – le journal Wall Street – By Jacob Bunge (avr 27)

New technology could provide new way to tweak biotech crops like corn and cotton to boost resistance to pests

Lien:?http://www.wsj.com/articles/scientists-claim-breakthrough-in-battle-against-gmo-crop-pests-1461784207

Monsanto slams EU attempt to block GM crops in Africa as ‘neo-colonialism?- Food Navigator -?By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn?(28 avr 28)

The European Parliament?s Committee on Development has urged G8 member states ?not to support GMO [genetically modified]?crops in Africa? as part of its critical resolution on the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutritiona decision agri giant Monsanto has called anti-business and neo-colonialist.

Ethiopie: Boosting Agricultural Productivity Through Biotechnology – allAfrica / The Ethiopian Herald (avr 28)

Lien:?http://allafrica.com/stories/201604280737.html

Grain trade alarmed by USDA biotech plans – Agri-Pulse – By Philip Brasher (avr 27)

Lien:?http://www.agri-pulse.com/Grain-trade-alarmed-by-USDA-biotech-plans-04272016.asp

OTHER TOPICS:

Japan’s Next Generation of Farmers Could Be Robots – Bloomberg – By Aya Takada (avr 23)

Lien:?http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-04-23/robots-replacing-japan-s-farmers-seen-preserving-food-security

Innovation, Investment Needed for Food Security: Ministers -?Bloomberg – By Aya Takada (avr 23)

Lien:?http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-04-24/innovation-investment-needed-for-food-security-ministers-say

Philippines readies drones to assess disastersimpact on agriculture?- Food Navigator Asia -?By RJ Whitehead (avr 25)

In a bid to stay ahead of the negative impacts of climate change and natural disasters, the Philippines government has started to use unmanned aerial drones to assess where farmlands are most at risk and quickly assess the damage they face.

Don?t sacrifice antibiotics to boost marketing, poultry body urges?- GlobalMeatNews.com -?By Oscar Rousseau (avr 25)

The use of antibiotics in intensive poultry farming should not be cut but minimised and carefully planned to safeguard animal welfare, the American Association of Avian Pathologists (AAAP) has said.

Syrian food crisis deepens as war chokes farming – Reuters – By Maha El Dahan (avr 26)

Lien:?http://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-wheat-idUSKCN0XN0G0?

Manure Is Organic, Laisser?s Not Forget – Science – By Derek Lowe (avr 27)

Lien:?http://blogs.sciencemag.org/pipeline/archives/2016/04/27/manure-is-organic-lets-not-forget

Recovery From Drought Unlikely in Most of Southern Africa – allAfrica / New EraBy Deon Schlechter (avr 28)

Lien:?http://allafrica.com/stories/201604280985.html

First multi-year study of honey bee parasites and disease reveals troubling trendsScience Daily (avr 26)

Varroa mite infestations more severe than previously thought, with links to spread of viral diseases

Lien:?https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/04/160426162601.htm

Is Science Really At The Heart Of The GMO Debate? -?Forbes.com – By Kate Hall, GMO Answers (avr 28)

Lien:?http://www.forbes.com/sites/gmoanswers/2016/04/28/is-science-really-at-the-heart-of-the-gmo-debate/#4f4128cf42c2

Cheap food or no pesticides: Consumers can?t have it both ways, says ECPA?- Food Navigator -?By David Burrows (avr 28)

“le?European Crop Protection Association has said?Europeans don?t understand the harsh realities of food production or appreciate the potential magnitude of the world?s food supply problempesticides are important in maintaining supply and keeping prices down, it says.

COMMERCE:

TTIP tops topics as Obama meets MerkelDeutsche WelleBy Malte Rohwer-Kahlmann (avr 25)

Lien:?http://www.dw.com/en/ttip-tops-topics-as-obama-meets-merkel/av-19212462

Obama: “Time to complete TTIPReuters Video (avr 24)

Lien: http://reut.rs/1TrPtZq

US officials heading to NZ to talk TPPRadio New ZealandBy Patrick O’Meara (avr 25)

Lien:?http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/302324/us-officials-heading-to-nz-to-talk-tpp

Political headwinds blow back on global trade deals – CNBC – By John W. Schoen (avr 25)

Lien:?http://www.cnbc.com/2016/04/25/political-headwinds-blow-back-on-global-trade-deals.html

Obama’s British Trade Threat – Le journal de Wall Street, Review & Outlook (avr 24)

Lien:?http://www.wsj.com/articles/obamas-british-trade-threat-1461530500

TTIP: What is the future for UK-US trade?BBC NewsBy Bill Wilson (avr 24)

Lien:?http://www.bbc.com/news/business-36123622

États-Unis, India await schedule for resuming free trade talksThe Times of IndiaBy Bharti Jain (avr 27)

Lien:?http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/europe/EU-India-await-schedule-for-resuming-free-trade-talks/articleshow/52002847.cms?

Chamber’s Donohue: TPP vote likely after the elections – La colline – By Vickie Needham (avr 25)

Lien:?http://thehill.com/policy/finance/trade/277605-chambers-donohue-tpp-vote-likely-after-the-elections

Blockbuster Asian trade deal embraces China, rivals US-led TPPAustralian Financial ReviewBy Ben Potter, Fleur Anderson (avr 26)

Lien:?http://www.afr.com/news/economy/trade/blockbuster-asian-trade-deal-embraces-china-rivals-usled-tpp-20160426-gof5jk

The regional trade deal with China and India that’s twice the size of TPPAustralian Financial ReviewOpinion by Peter Drysdale (avr 26)

Lien:?http://www.afr.com/opinion/the-regional-trade-deal-with-china-and-india-thats-twice-the-size-of-tpp-20160426-goeyzj