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Last week the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA) released “वाणिज्यीकरण बायोटेक की वैश्विक स्थिति / जीएम फसलों: 2016” its annual report for the prior year. ?Amonst other noteworth items, it shows a “110-fold increase in adoption rate of biotech crops globally in just 21 years of commercialization ? growing from 1.7 million hectares in 1996 सेवा 185.1 million hectares in 2016.


That’s just one of many points the report includes. ?Take a look and see for yourself. ?All the report details are available at the ISAAA website (http://www.isaaa.org/), including the Executive Summary, प्रेस विज्ञप्ति, Infographics, और अधिक. ?They also have this fantastic short highlight video available:


व्यापार, व्यापार संबंधित, आधारिक संरचना:

NAFTA could get renegotiated within 6 महीने, new ag secretary saysDes Moines RegisterBy Donnelle Eller (मई 5)

Perdue told farmers the North American Free Trade Agreement between the U.S., Mexico and Canada has?been good for farmersbut maybe not as much for manufacturing.” – संपर्क

Mexico could emerge as a surprise winner if NAFTA retooling works outCNBCBy Javier E. David and Dawn Kissi (मई 7)

The Mexican economy has its problems, but it has arguably been the best-performing Latin American economy in recent years…” – संपर्क

China beckoning Canada and Mexico as unknowns swirl around Trump White HouseMetroNews (कनाडा) – By Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press (मई 7)

Mexico’s minister of tourism, visiting Ottawa, says Mexico is trying to diversify by looking to Canada, Latin America, Europe and China for trade.” – संपर्क

OMG! TTIP, JEFTA, CEPA are DOA – राजनीतिक चालबाज़ी करनेवाला मनुष्य, Europe EditionBy Hans von der Burchard (मई 6)

Brussels wants to avoid ?toxic? names that make trade deals unpalatable.” – संपर्क

एजी, एजी टेक, उत्पादन, सुरक्षा, संबंधित मुद्दों:

Scientists say ag is good for honeybees – feedstuffs (मई 3)
Research finds positive correlation between bee health and presence of agricultural production.” – संपर्क
Global GMO crop area up 3 में प्रतिशत 2016 after prior-year dip: study – रायटर (मई 4) – संपर्क
?Globally, acreage under GM crops at a new high of 185.1 m hectares? – The Hindu BusinessLine (भारत) (मई 5)

ISAAA report claims biotech crops have ensured financial stability for 65 m” – संपर्क

Reinventing Rice for a World Transformed by Climate ChangeMIT Technology ReviewBy James Temple (मई 4)

UC Davis plant geneticist Pamela Ronald wants to create rice varieties that can survive in harsher conditions, including more frequent droughtsThe danger is that unfounded fears could come at the expense of easing real human suffering, if misguided regulations slow down the science, or protests prevent seeds and crops from reaching the farmers and consumers who need them most.” – संपर्क

नीति, नियामक, सक्रियता, अन्य:

Has the ability of farmers to ‘tell their storypromoted good agricultural policy? – पश्चिमी फार्म प्रेस – By Todd Fitchette (मई 1)
Social media has given farmers the opportunity to ‘tell their story.How has this helped establish sound agricultural policy to ensure the sustainability of the farm economy?” – संपर्क
ChemChina clinches $43 bln takeover of SyngentaCNBC/Reuters (मई 5)

ChemChina has won more than enough support from Syngenta shareholders…” – संपर्क

Liver Cancer on Rise, Aflatoxin Contributes, Says GroopmanNIH Record (National Insitutes of Health) – By Rich McMaus (मई 5)

There are few other chemical carcinogens as closely tied to causing cancer as aflatoxin, a product of mold, usually in corn, that is ubiquitous on planet Earth.” – संपर्क

**See related piece regarding aflatoxin: ?New GMO to Reduce Cases of Liver Cancer?

Trolls and shills: How disinformation sites InfoWars, Natural News and US Right to Know manufacture fake news -?आनुवंशिक साक्षरता परियोजना – द्वारा?
Stop throwing dirt at GMOs ? Former Deputy Agric MinisterJoyOnline (घाना) – By Joseph Opoku-Gakpo (मई 7)

?It is a science for the present and the future and Ghana cannot afford to miss the boat?We want Ghana to become a great country and the only way it can happen is through science and technology…” – संपर्क

Bangladesh?s embrace of GMO technology may embolden innovation in developing countries ?- आनुवंशिक साक्षरता परियोजना – By Steven Cerier (मई 9) – संपर्क