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September 4, 2015

St. Louis, Missouri aims to be U.S. hub for tech startups, St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay says at conference (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Local start-ups, not giant multinationals, hold the key to transforming Africa's seed industry (Mail & Guardian Africa)

Recherches de l’Inra : quels impacts pour la société ?
The impacts of INRA’s research on society

Can the Chinese government get its people to like G.M.O.s? (The New Yorker)

Advocates of diversity in ag sector recognized with Demeter Award of Excellence

September 3, 2015

Corporate volunteering supports local communities

Australia - A chance to move beyond this unfortunate legal dispute between Steve Marsh and Michael Baxter

CropLife America stresses importance of grower and beekeeper communication

Rejection of GM crops is not a failure for science (Nature)

September 2, 2015

Youth Ag-Summit in Canberra, Australia - Making a difference: tomorrow’s agriculture leaders finalise declaration for UN Committee on World Food Security
Jugend-Agrargipfel "Youth-Ag Summit" in Canberra, Australien: Junge Vordenker verabschieden gemeinsame Erklärung an den UN-Ausschuss für Welternährungssicherheit

September 1, 2015

Cornell University sophmore Cairo Archer wants to level the growing field

Syngenta, la sous-estimée (Bilan)

Umweltgerechter Pflanzenschutz als wichtiger Baustein für weltweite Nahrungsmittelversorgung

German, Scottish ban on GM crops could lift food prices (CNBC)

Eight countries to sharpen long-term climate change adaptation strategies - FAO and UNDP join forces under German-funded initiative to raise profile of agriculture in climate change planning

Le Gnis et le bio, une collaboration de tous les instants - Les 23 et 24 septembre prochains, le Gnis participera à la 5ème édition du salon Tech&Bio

West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement holds workshop for African Centres’ of Excellence (Vibe Ghana)

Cereal systems in South Asia show diverse benefits of conservation agriculture

August 31, 2015

Sustaining the training of plant breeders for Africa - The latest crop of plant breeders graduates from the West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI) at the University of Ghana

Food in a future of 10 billion (Agriculture & Food Security)

Seeds of success in Ghana

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

August 30, 2015

Syngenta sucht Partner-Unternehmen für Saatgut-Sparte (Deutsche Mittelstands Nachrichten)

Syngenta’s management under pressure after Monsanto’s rejection (Business Finance News)

Syngenta may seek partners, JVs after product review, says chairman in Finanz und Wirtschaf (Reuters)

Syngenta-VRP: «470 Fr. waren eine Illusion» (Finanz und Wirtschaft)

Syngenta kommt erst recht unter Druck (Finanz und Wirtschaft)

August 28, 2015

Why do farmers use glyphosate? A picture speaks a thousand words

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

Threats prompt reallocation of biotech education funds at the University of Florida


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