एजी तकनीक से संबंधित समाचार आइटम, जैव प्रौद्योगिकी, व्यापार ? 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?हरा?वर्गों के तल पर). Check the page during the week for updates.

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Important news out of the EU:

New plant breeding techniques should be exempt from GMO regulation: EU courtFeed Navigator -?By Jane Byrne (Jan 18)

The Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the EU (ECJ) has published his legal opinion today clarifying how certain innovative plant breeding techniques (NBPTs) such as genome editing and cisgenesis should be regulated under EU law.” – संपर्क


व्यापार, व्यापार संबंधित, आधारिक संरचना:

?Free trade? win as Mexico nets US pork market accessGlobalMeatNews.com -?By Oscar Rousseau (Jan 15)

“मेक्सिको, America?s second-largest pork export market, can now sell a lot more pig meat to the US ? in what is being described as a big win for trade liberalisation.” – संपर्क

कनाडा?s Justin Trudeau Has a Strange Understanding of Free TradePanAm PostOpinion by Lee Friday

“…if we pay close attention, we see that the Prime Minister is merely paying lip service to free trade.” – संपर्क

See also😕Australia initiates WTO complaint targeting Canadian restrictions on sale of wine

See also:??The Real Nafta Problem Is With Canada, Not Mexico, Ryan Says

Trump softens on NAFTAAxiosBy Jonathan Swan (Jan 14)

Two arguments have helped change Trump’s thinking..” – संपर्क

Ernst sees Trump opposition to NAFTA softeningCedar Rapids Gazette (आयोवा) – By James Q. Lynch (Jan 15)

Add Sen. Joni Ernst?s voice to those who believe that President Donald Trump is reassessing his position on the North American Free Trade Agreement.” – संपर्क

Maersk and IBM Partner on Blockchain for Global TradeFox Business/ Dow Jones Newswires, वॉल स्ट्रीट जर्नल – By Imani Moise and Dominic Chopping (Jan 16)

Companies say new venture could be used to streamline operations for the entire global shipping ecosystem” – संपर्क

Mexico and Spain must resolve cheese labeling dispute to reach EU trade dealDairyReporter.comBy Mary Ellen Shoup (Jan 16)

The two countriesbattle may stall a potential EU and Mexico trade deal…” – संपर्क

Trump Has Come to See Nafta?s Benefits, Agriculture Secretary Says – ब्लूमबर्ग – By Alan Bjerga (Jan 17) – संपर्क

 


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

Ag industry challenged to tell real story of food production -?feedstuffs (Jan 12)

Land-grant universities also need to start prioritizing how to communicate what agriculture industry is doing successfully.” – संपर्क

Are GMOs the key to global food security? – DevexBy Lisa Cornish (Jan 15)

Agricultural and food security experts are investigating a range of ways to address these challenges.” – संपर्क

How The AgTech Investment Boom Will Create A Wave Of Agriculture UnicornsForbes.comBy Arama Kukutai and Spencer Maughan (Jan 16)

The total investment in 2017 topped $1.5 एक अरब– setting a new record.”- संपर्क

How climate change alters plant growthPhys.org (Jan 15) – संपर्क

Farming is not a one-size-fits-all businessAlberta Farmer (कनाडा) – By Brenda Schoepp (Jan 15)

There is room for organic, conventional, and GM technology because each of them offers different benefits” – संपर्क

 


नीति, नियामक, सक्रियता, अन्य:

Food aid 2018:?the never-ending crisisIRIN (Jan 15)

Funding can?t keep pace with need, so where are the biggest gaps and which groups are missing out most? This special IRIN report focuses on those who are most food insecure…” – संपर्क

Rwanda takes early steps towards legalising GMOsThe New Times (रवांडा)? By Emmanuel Ntirenganya (Jan 12)

Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) has drafted a law governing genetically modified organisms (जीएमओ) in Rwanda which will soon be forwarded to the Rwanda Law Reform Commission for review.” – संपर्क

In Uganda, anti-GMO scare tactics even taint conventional hybrid crops -?आनुवंशिक साक्षरता परियोजना – By Lominda Afedraru?(Jan 15)

“…the confusion is the result of a communication breakdown.” – संपर्क

Check this to see if you can see through misleading food labelsCharlotte ObserverBy Cara Rosenbloom (Jan 16)

If something is proclaimed to be ?organic? या ?natural,? we often think it?s healthier for us. Marketers hope these on-pack words will influence our buying decisions.” – संपर्क

Putin is Mounting Sly, Self Serving Attacks on American Science -?न्यूजवीक – By Henry I. Miller (Jan 11)

“…their research and development expertise in that area is virtually nil, and the government has a long-standing ban on genetically engineered organisms from abroad from entering the country, so the Russians have adopted a strategy of trying to inhibit its development elsewhere.” – संपर्क