Nouvelles concernant tech ag, biotechnologies, Commerce ? and perhaps some other interesting topics out there related to agriculture ? will be posted on this page throughout the week (as the week progresses newest items will be in?vert?au fond de sections). Consultez la page au cours de la semaine pour les mises à jour.

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COMMERCE, LIÉES AU COMMERCE, INFRASTRUCTURE:

Trade growth to sustain momentum in first quarter of 2018, latest trade indicator suggests – L'organisation de commerce mondial (fév 12)

The WTO?s latest World Trade Outlook Indicator (WTOI), released on 12 février, suggests that the trade recovery of 2017 should continue, with solid trade volume growth in the first quarter of 2018.” – Lien

The latest World Trade Outlook Indicator (courtesy of WTO).

Australia and Peru sign free trade dealYahoo! Finance / AAP (fév 11)

We also agree that the regional economic integration of the Asia Pacific region is very important and we are working together to move that agenda forward.” – Lien

Trudeau Sees ?Clear Path Forward? on Nafta – Bloomberg – By Josh Wingrove (fév 11) – Lien
China traders cancel U.S. corn cargoes on tighter GMO controls, buy from Ukraine: sources – Reuters – By Hallie Gu, Dominique Patton (fév 9)

“…become tougher for Chinese grain mills to get permits to process genetically modified corn this year…” – Lien

 


AG, AG TECH, RECHERCHE, PRODUCTION, PROTECTION, PROBLÈMES LIÉS:

Their farm land was their labThe Hindu (fév 9)

Some budding agriculturalists not only tweaked farming practices on their own fields, but also helped transform their village.” – Lien

Regulatory restructure of biotech is critical to the future of US agriculture – La colline – By Tammy Lee Stanoch (fév 11)

“…future food needs will require adding new innovative and transformative technologies to our current capabilities in agriculture…” – Lien

99.5% of samples test below EPA benchmark residue level – ferme de presse (fév 9)
Pesticide Data Program scientists and staff use rigorous sampling to test a wide variety of domestic and imported foods.” – Lien

 


POLITIQUE, REGLEMENTAIRES, ACTIVISME, AUTRE:

German agri-strategy targets animal welfare, organic production – Food Navigator – By Katy Askew (fév 12)

German legislators have detailed plans to develop an animal welfare label and promote organic agriculture as part of a deal that could enable the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) to head up a coalition government under Angela Merkel.” – Lien

Free-from foods are seen as healthierespecially GM-free and palm oil-free: étude – Food Navigator – By Niamh Michail (fév 9)

“pourtant, the more nutritionally informed an individual was, the smaller the ‘health haloeffect was.” – Lien

U.S. pledges support for biotech in NigeriaNew Telegraph (Nigeria) – By Caleb Onwe (fév 9) – Lien