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भी, be sure to see below a recent story in Nairobi, Kenya’s Daily Nation newspaper on Global Farmer Network member Willy Kirwa, “All I need to cool my milk is the sun”.


Column: What Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders don’t get about the causes of our trade deficitChicago TribuneBy Steve Chapman (अप्रैल 1)

One fact that Trump and Bernie Sanders never mention is that our trade imbalance is all in goods. When it comes to services ? such as travel, banking services, royalties, legal advice and education of foreign students ? we export far more than we import. In each of the past five years, our surplus in services has exceeded $200 एक अरब.


Republicans, especially Trump supporters, see free trade deals as bad for U.S.PewResearchCenter, FactankBy Bruce Stokes (मार्च 31)

Americans? positive view of free trade deals has ebbed in recent years: 51% say such trade agreements between the U.S. and other countries have been a good thing for the country, जबकि 39% believe they have been a bad thing.


कोरिया, Mexico to expand economic, cultural tiesThe Korea TimesBy Rachael Lee (अप्रैल 3)


यू.एस. trade negotiator pushes TPP trade deal, explains benefitsDelta Farm PressBy David Bennett (अप्रैल 4)


चीन, एस कोरिया, Japan to hold talks on trilateral FTA in SeoulChina Daily (अप्रैल 5)

संपर्क: http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/business/2016-04/05/content_24277363.htm

Trade growth to remain subdued in 2016 as uncertainties weigh on global demandWTO Press Release (अप्रैल 7)

Growth in the volume of world trade is expected to remain sluggish in 2016 पर 2.8%, unchanged from the 2.8% increase registered in 2015. Imports of developed countries should moderate this year while demand for imported goods in developing Asian economies should pick up. Global trade growth should rise to 3.6% में 2017, WTO economists reported on 7 April.


Dutch Referendum Leads to Defeat of E.U.-Ukraine Trade Deal – न्यूयॉर्क टाइम्स – By Stephen Castle (अप्रैल 6)


Arguments against Free Trade are Deeply?FlawedNational ReviewBy Jonah Goldberg (अप्रैल 8)

संपर्क: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/433817/free-trade-economic-importance

RCEP talks: India offers commitments on goods, services – नवभारत टाइम्स (भारत) – अप्रैल 7


US politics is closing the door on free tradeFinancial Times (यूके) – By Philip Stephens (अप्रैल 7)

Without America, momentum will be lost. The danger will be of a slide into outright protectionism


Wisconsin farm family: “We need a candidate strong on tradeNBC15.com (अप्रैल 5)


FARMING, बायोटेक, अन्य:

All I need to cool my milk is the sun – डेली नेशन (केन्या) – By Rachel Kibui (अप्रैल 1)

As you enter the farm, the first things one comes across is a building labelled Willens Practical Training Centre, and a board with the slogan, ?Happy Cow, Happy Farmer?.


As China reforms its corn market, farmers switch to growing soybeans – रायटर – By Naveen Thukral and Niu Shuping (अप्रैल 3)

China announced last week it will stop its corn stockpiling program and allow markets to set pricesa move that should transform the agricultural landscape as farmers shift to more lucrative crops like soybeans, rice and peanuts.


Project promises hardy maize for Africa – SciDevNet – By Charles Ole Ngereza (अप्रैल 1)

A Mexican-African project to develop better and more climate-tolerant maize varieties using traditional breeding techniques has been launched.


Women Farmers Band Together To Vent, Seek Support And Exchange Ideas – एनपीआर, नमक – By Suzanne Hogan (मार्च 31)

Over the past 15 वर्षों, the fraction of U.S. farms run by women has nearly tripled to about 15 प्रतिशत. And nearly one-third of farms in this country are run by couples working together.


क्यों “Clean EatingIs Total BS -?GH, goodhousekeeping.com -?By Jaclyn London, MS, RD, CDN?(मार्च 29)

I’m worried that the phrase has taken on a new, misguided?meaning. The implication is that if you’re noteating clean,” what you eat otherwise is dirty or unhygienic, and that’s simply not true.


Science meets farming to reveal Africa?s best bean – SciDevNet – By Bruno Awio, Inga Vesper (मार्च 24)

A team of scientists joined 358 farmers in two districts to test the best bean they were growing in terms of robustness, yield and marketability. And most importantly, a bean that can prosper in the dramatically changing climate affecting the whole of East Africa. –


Still Life with Mass Hysteria: Are GMOs Really That Bad?Modern FarmerBy Brian Barth (मार्च 22)

Anyone who objects to GMOs based solely on distrust of Monsanto, तथापि, might consider the very real benefits they can impart.


Agriculture is UK’s fastest growing subject ? and a smart career choice – अभिभावक (यूके) – By Joe Parry (मार्च 31)

Students are flocking to study agriculture ? and the student farmer of the year says he?s not surprised


नाइजीरिया: State to Launch N59.7 Billion Youth-in-Agriculture Scheme – allAfrica / Premium Times (नाइजीरिया) – अप्रैल 3

The programme taggedEnable Youth Empowerment Agribusiness programme, will engage youths in agribusiness for 18 months to enable them learn how to make agric business plan.


Consumer trust in food companies is rising, but industry still has work to do, survey reveals?- खाद्य नेविगेटर अमरीका -?एलिजाबेथ क्रॉफर्ड तक (अप्रैल 1)

Consumers slowly but increasingly are trusting food companies and perceiving them as transparent as more manufacturers explain how they source and make products, but a significant portion of shoppers remain wary ? indicating industry still has work to do, according to new marketing research.

Golden Rice Separates Reason, Radicalism – AGWEB – क्रिस बेनेट द्वारा (अप्रैल 6)

Saddled by opposition at every research and regulatory turn, Golden Rice reveals a chasm between reasoned caution and radicalism.


Food companies agree to GMO labeling as opponents warn of consequencesDelta Farm PressBy David Bennett (अप्रैल 5)


All our food is ?genetically modified? in some way ? where do you draw the?line? -?The ConversationBy James Borrell (अप्रैल 4)


दृष्टिकोण: Western farming yields carbon reductions?The Star Phoenix (कनाडा) – By Margaret Hansen and Stephen Vandervalk (अप्रैल 6)

Modern prairie growers of grains, oilseeds and pulses have a great story to tell ? a story that began more than 25 बहुत साल पहले.


नियामक, POLITICS:

Science sacked in Boulder GMO plan?The Denver Post, Editorial Board (अप्रैल 2)

Boulder County bows to anti-GMO activists…?It’s one thing to incentivize organic farming to promote agricultural diversity. It’s quite another to banish high-quality, high-yield crops because of anti-scientific fears.


Why is Bayer Fighting EPA to Protect a Pesticide??- Bayer Crop Science, Crop Science News – द्वारा?Dana Sargent, Vice President for Regulatory Affairs

Over the course of five years, we conducted real world monitoring to study Belt?s impact in the one area in which EPA raised a question.? The results were clear ? residues of Belt were below levels EPA said may pose harm.? दुर्भाग्य से, instead of accepting that real world data, EPA based its decision on theoretical computer modeling…”


Decision on new plant breeding techniques further delayedEurActiv -?By Sarantis Michalopoulos?(मार्च 31)

The European Commission has again delayed a much-awaited legal analysis of whether new plant breeding techniques should be considered GMOs…”


EPA starts 30-day comment period for dicamba in-crop use – दक्षिणपूर्व फार्म प्रेस – By Brad Haire (अप्रैल 2)


ड्यूपॉन्ट, चीन, Agree on GMO Seed PartnershipHoosier Ag Today / NAFB News Service (अप्रैल 7)


IARC-Gate? Are Europe?s anti-chemical enviros conspiring to suppress conflict-of-interest scandal? -?आनुवंशिक साक्षरता परियोजना – द्वारा??


EU farm lobby urges Commission and MEPs to reauthorize glyphosate?- Feed Navigator -?By Jane Byrne (Apr-6)

Brussels based agri trade group, Copa and Cogeca, has a sent a letter to the Commission, urging them to keep the herbicide active substance glyphosate on the EU market.

Excessive, Wrong-Headed Regulation Of ‘GMOsStifles Innovation And Slows Economic GrowthForbes.comBy Henry I. Miller (अप्रैल 6)