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व्यापार, TRADE ISSUES:
Trade Deals- Hard Bargain – अर्थशास्त्री (अक्टूबर 1)
“Lacking clear American leadership, the global trade agenda is floundering”
How Did Foreign Trade Emerge as Bipartisan Bogeyman? – Times of San Diego – By Chris Jennewein (अक्टूबर 1)
“Study after study has shown that trade?s benefits are widespread, but its harm is targeted.”
How TTIP Lost Steam – Trade’s Headwinds – Foreign Affairs – Tyson Barker (Sep 28)
Froman: Making the strategic and economic case for TPP – Houston Chronicle – By Michael Froman (Sep 27)
Trump Says He’ll Renegotiate Trade Deals, Not Kill Them – AGWEB – By Debra Beachy (Sep 30)
Hoping Hillary Clinton changes her mind on the Trans-Pacific Partnership – The Seattle Times, Editorial (Sep 30)
EU and US trade negotiators seek to get TTIP talks back on track – अभिभावक (यूके) – By Jennifer Rankin (Sep 30)
“Officials will rush to ?lock in progress? on controversial trade deal before Barack Obama leaves White House in January”
White House’s Last TPP Pitch to Congress: ?What’s the Alternative?? – Roll Call – By John T. Bennett (Sep 3o)
Yeutter says Pacific trade pact big U.S. win – Lincoln Journal-Star (नेब्रास्का) – By Don Walton (अक्टूबर 1)
Yuetter said it is “most unfortunate to be engaging in all this demagoguery over international trade” when U.S. आर्थिक, foreign policy and national security interests are at stake.
Brexit Is Chance to Spur Biotechnology, मई?s Policy Chief Says – ब्लूमबर्ग – By Alex Morales (अक्टूबर 3)
राय: Trade Is win-win – The Oklahoman -?
“Nothing promotes economic fallacies better than a presidential election.”
Merkel says EU, यू.एस. should keep talking on free trade deal – रायटर (अक्टूबर 5)
Why is globalisation under attack? – BBC -?
यू.एस. Agriculture Officials Advocate Trade Deal – वॉल स्ट्रीट जर्नल – By Jacob Bunge (अक्टूबर 6)
“किसान, ranchers, food companies are beneficiaries of exports, officials say”
China eyes progress at APEC for China-backed free trade area – Daily Mail (यूके) / रायटर (अक्टूबर 6)?
“China fears the TPP is being used by the United States to either force it to open markets by signing up or else isolate it from other regional economies as trade is diverted to TPP signatories.”
Obama says protectionism no answer to inequalities of globalization – रायटर (अक्टूबर 6)
एजी, एजी टेक, उत्पादन:
खाद्य सुरक्षा: Biotechnology To The Rescue – नेतृत्व (नाइजीरिया) – By And Chika Mefor (Sep 27)
Ethiopia soil map arms farmers with new fertilisers in climate fight – Thomson Reuters Foundation – By Pius Sawa (Sep 29)
“The project in the Horn of Africa nation is already achieving results, with new fertilizer combinations boosting wheat yields from around 1 tonne to 3 tonnes per hectare on more than 40 percent of its agricultural land last year.”
Ultra-modern hog barn opens in Iowa – feedstuffs – By Krissa Welshans (Sep 26)
“The facility is equipped with all of the newest technology available in pig farming and is uniquely designed to be animal friendly, environmentally friendly and neighbor friendly.”
GMO Answers Kicks Off Annual “Get To Know GMOs” Month – Yahoo!समाचार / PRNewswire (अक्टूबर 3)
GMOs Are a Necessity?for Farmers and the Environment – वॉल स्ट्रीट जर्नल – By Robert T. Fraley (अक्टूबर 3)
“उपरांत 20 वर्षों, the data are in: Genetic modification boosts crop yields by 21% and cuts pesticides by 37%”
Cows Engineered with Human Genes Could Stop Our Next Disease Outbreak – MIT Review – By Emily Mullin (अक्टूबर 4)
“Cattle that can crank out human antibodies are being tested as a first line of defense against infectious diseases.”
Jack and the non-GMO beanstalk – Marketplace – By Annie Baxter (अक्टूबर 4)
“[S]ome farmers don?t even see the financial incentives as worth it, given all the extra work non-biotech soybeans entail.”
तंजानिया?s First Genetically Modified Crop Trial Has Begun – MIT Technology Review – By Jamie Condliffe (अक्टूबर 5)
“Many African countries have been reluctant to permit GM foods to be grown or imported, but opposition has softened amid a punishing drought.”
नियामक, नीति, सक्रियता:
Walmart and Others Are Being Asked to Stop Selling as Much Meat – भाग्य / रायटर (Sep 26)
“Among the companies targeted were Kraft Heinz, Nestle, Unilever, Tesco and Walmart, a statement by the Farm Animal Investment Risk & Return Initiative, which organized the investor group…”
Nobel laureate Richard Roberts: Opposition to GMOs is an ?indulgence of the affluent? – आनुवंशिक साक्षरता परियोजना – द्वारा?
“Roberts condemns the European Union?s legislation and blocking of GMO cultivation in Africa. वह?ll be speaking at the European Parliament in a couple of weeks.”
Late 2017 expected completion of Bayer/Monsanto purchase – Southwest Farm Press – By Ron Smith (Sep 29)
किसान?s Daughter: New York PTA misguided on GMOs – AgDaily – By Amanda Zaluckyj (Sep 30)
“After years of priming the pump with false studies, scary headlines, and social media graphics, those opposing biotechnology finally feel as though the climate is right for such a ridiculous proposal.”
Glyphosate has become lightning rod for environmental activists – Delta Farm Press -?by Forrest Laws in Farm Press Blog?(अक्टूबर 3)
The poor suffer most from runaway regulation – पहाड -?By Henry I. Miller (अक्टूबर 2)
On a mission to ‘agvocate’ – Farm Industry News – By Willie Vogt (अक्टूबर 4)
“We are moving from a science-based conversation to a discussion with folks that oppose what we do and help them bridge to the benefits of what [किसानों] do.”
Could California’s attack on agriculture be fatal blow? – पश्चिमी फार्म प्रेस – By Todd Fitchette in Farm Press Blog?(अक्टूबर 3)
“How much longer can California agriculture legitimately continue to remain in business under current political climate?”
‘Advocacy Research’ Discredits Science And Aids Unprincipled Activism – Forbes.com – By Henry I. Miller and Robert Wager (अक्टूबर 5)
Glyphosate in wine and cereal? Why dubious detection methods undermine GMO scare claims -?आनुवंशिक साक्षरता परियोजना – द्वारा?
“So has glyphosate ?infiltrated?our food supply? as anti-GMO and anti-chemical campaigners claim?”