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August 1, 2014

Informe británico resalta el papel de los OMGs para el impulso de la agricultura en África

The dysfunctional debate on GM crops in Africa risks weakening food security across the continent

Chinese GMO research outpaces approvals - The fact that China hasn’t approved any commercial GMO planting since 2009 reflects public fears (MIT Technology Review)

Scientists push for GMO adoption in Ghana (GhanWeb)

Biotechnology in Africa (Florence Wambugu and Daniel Kamanga) (Springer)

July 31, 2014

Boston Globe joins other liberal publications in opposing mandatory GMO labeling (Genetic Literacy Project)

July 30, 2014

Biotechnology in Africa – Emergence, Initiatives and Future

Viceministro de Tanzania resalta la importancia de la colaboración entre biotecnólogos y medios de comunicación

U.S. GMO crop companies double down on anti-labeling efforts (Reuters)

July 29, 2014

Sweet corn roadside taste-off: customers learned, sampled and chose GE over conventional (Genetic Literacy Project)

July 28, 2014

GM’s potential in Africa impeded by ‘dysfunctional debate’ (SciDev.Net)

July 27, 2014

Argentina es un ejemplo mundial en materia de biotecnología y transgénicos (FYO)

July 25, 2014

"It would be shameful if we let GM technology pass", says 2014 World Food Prize winner Dr Sanjaya Rajaram (The Financial Express)

ISB News Report, June / July 2014

Ancient varieties and new technology are key to food security

Scientists are urging EU policymakers to adopt a proportionate approach to a potentially revolutionary new plant breeding technology (Farmers Guardian)

July 24, 2014

ISAAA actualiza la guía ‘Biotecnología agraria: mucho más que cultivos transgénicos’

July 23, 2014

USA - Some food companies are quietly dumping GMO ingredients (NPR

GMOs could be better received, if consumers knew benefits - Iowa Farm Bureau survey finds grocery shoppers more likely to purchase GMOs if they knew they could produce foods with better nutritional value (Farm Futures)

GM’s potential in Africa impeded by ‘dysfunctional debate’ (SciDev.Net)

July 22, 2014

EU may restrict genome editing of crops, scientists warn (The Hindu)

Even in isolated, pristine Tasmania, pressure to allow GMO farming (Reuters)

July 21, 2014

EU Commission decision concerning vital food and feed import - The food and feed chain needs urgently legal certainty

July 18, 2014

USA - GMO food labeling law pressure mounts (The Des Moines Register)

Farm Policy Facts adds tool to its website to combat misinformation about GMOs

Mexican farmers oppose expansion of transgenic crops (Inter Press Service)

July 17, 2014

SciDev.Net’s GM debate: a postscript

Bundestag beurteilt EU-Zulassungsverfahren für Gentech-Pflanzen als mangelhaft (Proplanta)

Why NGOs can’t be trusted on GMOs - Non-profits are usually considered trustworthy, especially compared to corporations and governments. But when it comes to genetically modified foods, they don't always stick to the truth (The Guardian)

July 16, 2014

Kenya - Scientists from public universities and research centres want ban on GMO lifted (AllAfrica)


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