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November 13, 2015

FAO international symposium on “The role of agricultural biotechnologies in sustainable food systems and nutrition” in February 2016

October 27, 2015

New UN-Supported rice management standard sets benchmark for environmentally sustainable and socially responsible rice cultivation

Mars Food announces first global rice sustainability standard in partnership with the Sustainable Rice Platform

October 7, 2015

Genetic makeup of thousands of rice varieties placed in global seed data pool - Information provided to international treaty to help develop more sustainable crops

September 21, 2015

La FAO resalta el valor de la biotecnología para producir alimentos de forma sostenible (Fundacion Antama)

August 18, 2015

Australia - Grants program continues to reward sustainable cotton farming

May 28, 2015

Satellite imagery to soon enable large-scale monitoring of Asia’s rice areas

March 20, 2015

Towards COP21: scientists promote Climate-Smart Agriculture to tackle climate change

February 25, 2015

Agricultural insecticides pose a global risk to surface water bodies - The first global map to be produced on potential insecticide contamination
Agrochemikalien stellen ein globales Risiko für Gewässer dar - Erstmals Weltkarte der möglichen Insektizidbelastung erstellt 

December 31, 2014

New group set up for more sustainable rice (The Crop Site)

December 23, 2014

Maize, rice, wheat farming must become more sustainable - World experts agree improved crop varieties need to go hand-in-hand with eco-friendly farming systems

December 15, 2014

Ancient wisdom boosts sustainability of biotech cotton - Combining computer modeling and field research on cotton pests, a University of Arizone-led study suggests that biotechnology and traditional agriculture can be compatible approaches toward sustainable agriculture

November 21, 2014

New report tracks the Australian cotton industry’s sustainability

October 28, 2014

Estudio analiza la percepción de agricultores y consumidores de cómo se lleva a cabo la actividad agraria mundial 

BASF Farm Perspectives Study, 2014

September 29, 2014

FAO calls for “paradigm shift” towards sustainable agriculture and family farming - Director-General urges support for science-based options in pursuit of global food security

August 18, 2014

Bayer CropScience at the International Horticultural Congress in Brisbane, Australia: Innovative products and new approaches to promote sustainability in horticulture - Combining product novelties with crop expertise and services to add value to the horticultural industry
Bayer CropScience auf dem International Horticultural Congress in Brisbane, Australien: Innovative Produkte und neue Ansätze für mehr Nachhaltigkeit im Gartenbau Produktneuheiten in Kombination mit Anbau-Know-how und  Serviceleistungen bringen Mehrwert im Gartenbau

August 7, 2014

Potential for sustainable food production in northern Western Australia assessed

July 4, 2014

Global Expert Presents Bayer Sustainability Radar at AUSVEG

Las contribuciones de los cultivos biotecnológicos a la sostenibilidad

June 5, 2014

Australian vegetable growers go green for World Environment Day

May 20, 2014

Interview with Dr. Peter Ohs: Cut environmental contamination (Bayer SeedGrowth)

May 7, 2014

Dr Nigel Poole named ICRISAT Ambassador

April 11, 2014

Indian agriculture facing sustainability issues: Davor Pisk, COO of Syngenta (The Economic Times)

December 19, 2013

Western Australia - Working with industry and community to enhance sustainable agriculture

December 8, 2013

Vegetables the smart choice to meet global food challenges: UN report

November 6, 2013

New Zealand's agriculture industry launches guide to promote safe use of seed treatments

April 4, 2013

Measuring sustainability in agriculture

February 20, 2013

Nationwide programme maps sustainable future for farming

November 30, 2012

Australian growers rate grains R&D "critical" for on-farm success








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