ट्रांस प्रशांत भागीदारी (TPP) इस सप्ताह ऑकलैंड में हस्ताक्षरित किया जा रहा है, न्यूजीलैंड और फिर बारह अलग-अलग भागीदार देशों द्वारा अनुसमर्थन करने के लिए आगे बढ़ना होगा… तथापि, पल की बड़ी खबर ChemChina Syngenta प्राप्त करने के लिए लग रही है. That and other news items of interests are below…
चीन / Syngenta:
ब्लूमबर्ग – ChemChina Offers Over $43 Billion for Syngenta (फ़रवरी 2 by Bloomberg News) – If completed, the deal would help Chairman Ren Jianxin transform ChemChina into the world’s biggest supplier of pesticides and agrochemicals, while snatching an asset coveted by St. Louis-based Monsanto Co. It also underscores the importance China attaches to owning seed and cropcare technology that can boost agricultural output and help feed the world’s biggest population.”
न्यू यॉर्क टाइम्स – Syngenta Board Seeks Approval of ChemChina’s $43 Billion Offer (फ़रवरी 3 by Chad Bray and Amie Tsang) – “China is on the hunt for strategic resource deals to provide for the long-term security of its huge population.”
Stratfor – How Technology Might Reshape China’s Future (फ़रवरी 2 by Rebecca Keller) – “There are two main drivers behind China’s emphasis on technology: national security and future export potential.”
खाद्य सुरक्षा / खाद्य सुरक्षा:
खाद्य नेविगेटर – Could consumers see GM as an eco-friendly food choice? (फ़रवरी 3 by Niamh Michail) – “Swedish researchers have suggested that food labelled both GM and eco-friendly may become commonplace in the future – but is this an idea consumers will buy into?”
खाद्य सुरक्षा समाचार – Publisher’s Platform: Could announcing July E. coli outbreak have prevented Chipotle’s fall (फ़रवरी 3 by Bill Marler) – “[Chipotle] could be facing criminal charges, a stockholder’s lawsuit, and the lawsuits and probable lawsuits in multiple states from the nearly 500 customers from six foodborne illness outbreak in the last several months”…
आईपीएस, Inter Press Service – Rabbit Farming Now a Big Hit in Zimbabwe (फ़रवरी 2 by Jeffrey Moyo) – “…Zimbabweans are turning to rabbit farming, which has continued to transform many lives economically.”
प्रकृति – India needs home-grown GM food to stop starvation (जन 27 by Anurag Chaurasia).
The Yorkshire Post (ब्रिटेन) – It’s 20 years since the first GM food… and Sheffield University wants to discover why there’s still scepticism (फ़रवरी 2 by Arindam Reg).
Zika / GM mosquito:
Forbes.com – Mosquito Wars Update: Would You Choose GMO ‘Mutants,’ Pesticides Or Dengue And Zika Viruses? (फ़रवरी 1 by Judy Stone) – “There has been hysteria and misinformation in the press about “mutant” mosquitoes being unleashed causing the end of the world, so I want to counter misconceptions and debunk conspiracy theorists”…
व्यापार / TPP, Trans-Pacific Partnership:
रायटर – McConnell to Obama: I have ‘some problems’ with Trans-Pacific Partnership (फ़रवरी 2)
पहाड़ी – Staying on top with TPP (फ़रवरी 3 by John Neuffer) – “The TPP is good for the semiconductor industry, the tech sector, the American economy, and the global economy…”