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August 31, 2015

IP in Ag Innovation Series: Without this, there'd be no biotech crops

August 28, 2015

SPD-Politiker Oppermann: "Wir müssen die Forschungsfreiheit verteidigen"

August 27, 2015

New gene-editing techniques mean a lot of GMO loopholes (Wired)

August 24, 2015

Patent law for Ph.D.s - Boyce Thompson Institute’s Postgraduate Society explores intellectual property law at a recent professional development session

August 23, 2015

Aseguran que la semilla es la base para el crecimiento (Clarin)

August 18, 2015

GM crop ban in Scotland 'threatens research' say scientists (BBC News)

August 14, 2015

The emergence of agbiogenerics - Although the first major agbiotech product patent has expired, regulatory requirements could continue to allot a significant degree of control to the original right holder (Nature Biotechnology)

August 12, 2015

Reality Check: The Scottish National Party’s ban on GM crops feels more like political posturing than sound scientific policy (Alphr)

Scotland to protect clean, green status and prohibit GM crops

August 11, 2015

Scottish Government under fire over GM crops ban (The Herald)

August 10, 2015

China moves to accelerate modernization of agriculture

August 9, 2015

Intellectual property - A question of utility - Patents are protected by governments because they are held to promote innovation. But there is plenty of evidence that they do not (The Economist)

August 5, 2015

Uganda - Protecting crop varieties boosts plant breeding, benefits farmers (All Africa)

August 3, 2015

Brasil - Força-tarefa tenta coibir 'pirataria' no setor de sementes em Mato Grosso

Brasil - Produtores de sementes formam força-tarefa para coibir pirataria

Evento discute semente legal e ilegal, apresenta novidades na fiscalização e realiza enquete sobre “pirateiros”

A message from Monsanto to Western Australian grain farmer

July 24, 2015

ISB News Report, July 2015

USA - Modernizing and coordinating the regulatory system of biotechnology products (Wilson Elser)

July 23, 2015

American Seed Trade Association applauds House of Representatives decision on GMO labeling legislation, urges Senate action 

Nicarágua deve liberar cultivo de transgênicos

July 16, 2015

Zimbabwe - Seed authority is vital for food security (AllAfrica)

European Union agriculture ministers pummel GMO opt-out plan (EU Observer)

July 14, 2015

Why genetically modified crops have been slow to take hold in Africa (The Conversation)

July 12, 2015

Österreich - "Wir leben sehr gut mit dem Verbot der Gentechnik" Heimische Saatgut-Produzenten trotzen der übermächtigen Konkurrenz (Kurier)

July 3, 2015

Tanzania - Deputy Minister for Agri advocates adoption of biotech in agriculture

June 29, 2015

Zimbabwe - Country should reject African Regional Intellectual Property Organisation (ARIPO) plans on seed control (AllAfrica)

June 24, 2015

Tighter controls urged as U.S. Department of Agriculture eyes regulation of GMO crops (Reuters)

Our favourite fruits, vegetables, nuts and many more are at rist - Agri-food chain Roundtable for Plant Protection raises concerns for the sector

New publication on plant variety protection in Africa - Comments and suggestions welcome


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