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September 28, 2020

Research by Rijk Zwaan reveals: Fruit and vegetable sales channels have changed permanently
Onderzoek van Rijk Zwaan wijst uit: Veranderingen in verkoopkanalen deels structureel
Untersuchungen von Rijk Zwaan zeigen: Vertriebskanäle haben sich dauerhaft verändert
Una ricerca di Rijk Zwaan rivela: i canali di vendita sono cambiati in modo permanente

September 25, 2020

La Thaïlande offre des semences gratuites contre la crise due au Covid-19 (Toute la Thaïlande)

Asia-Pacific seed trade on long road to recovery

September 9, 2020

The Industry Advisory Group (IAG) of the IPPC ePhyto Solution calls on governments to support the adoption of ePhyto to facilitate international agricultural trade, which would be crucial in safeguarding global food security beyond the Covid-19 recovery period

September 1, 2020

India - Syngenta led initiative to help farmers sell their produce generates INR 4.7 Cr amid COVID-19 pandemic through various AE programs

July 30, 2020

Post-pandemic brave new world of agriculture - Innovations in agriculture and food supply in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

July 24, 2020

Unique country assessments show direct effects COVID-19 crisis on food systems
Landenstudies tonen directe effecten van COVID-19 crisis op voedselsystemen

July 16, 2020

COVID-19 and the seed sector: How countries are navigating challenges (Trade for Development News)

Rising uncertainties from COVID-19 cloud medium-term agricultural prospects

July 14, 2020

AIPH, CIOPORA and Union Fleurs Call for reason and fairness regarding payments of royalties in 2020

July 9, 2020

2nd International Wheat Congress postponed to September 2022 in Beijing, China

July 6, 2020

Current outbreaks of COVID-19 and the international movement of seeds - A statement from the International Seed Federation

June 30, 2020

Agriculture’s resilience has been tested by COVID, making fighting climate change even more vital than ever, says Syngenta Group
Krisenfestigkeit der Agrarwirtschaft durch COVID-19 auf die Probe gestellt – Kampf gegen den Klimawandel dadurch wichtiger denn je, so die Syngenta Group
La capacidad de adaptarse de la agricultura ha sido puesta a prueba por el COVID, haciendo que la lucha frente al cambio climático sea aún más vital que nunca, afirma el Grupo Syngenta
La résilience de l’agriculture a été éprouvée par le COVID, rendant la lutte contre le changement climatique plus vitale que jamais, estime Syngenta Group
Secondo il Syngenta Group, la crisi sanitaria causata dal coronavirus ha messo alla prova la resilienza del settore agricolo, sottolineando ora più che mai l’importanza di contrastare i cambiamenti climatici

June 23, 2020

Asia-Pacific seed trade slowly emerges from COVID-19 lockdown

June 18, 2020

COVID-19: Resilience of seed sectors in Africa and Asia at stake

IRRI policy brief: Safeguarding food systems in Southeast Asia amid COVID-19

June 17, 2020

Bayer to provide crop relief to two million smallholder farmers impacted by COVID-19 in Asia, Africa and Latin America by donating seeds and crop protection inputs
Bayer will zwei Millionen von COVID-19 betroffene Kleinbauern in Asien, Afrika und Lateinamerika entlasten
Bayer dona semillas y productos fitosanitarios a dos millones de pequeños agricultores afectados por el COVID-19

Laying the seeds of growth at SeedWorks (ET Insights)

June 16, 2020

USAID supports Nepal’s seed systems to go digital: Connecting farmers and seed suppliers during and beyond the COVID-19 Crisis (AgriLinks)

June 15, 2020

Asia-Pacific seed trade slowly emerges from COVID-19 lockdownS

June 8, 2020

Policy Brief: Impact of COVID-19 on the Rice Value Chain (RVC) in Asia

June 2, 2020

The Philippines - Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF)-Seed Program's seed deliveries hit 1 million bags of certified rice seed amidst lockdown

May 20, 2020

Pests in a pandemic? India's plant doctors will see you online now (Reuters)

May 19, 2020

COVID-19: Rapid assessments highlight immediate impacts on seed sector
Covid-19: Voedseltekort dreigt zonder direct ingrijpen in zaadsector ontwikkelingslanden

The Philippines - East-West Seed distributes tons of vegetables to frontliners and communities (Horti Daily)

May 18, 2020

International Seed Federation video series: Global movement of seed under the COVID-19 pandemic (Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Americas)

May 14, 2020

In post-Covid India, Save farmers by protecting seeds - Seed security is synonymous with food security: one cannot exist without control over the other 

May 6, 2020

International Plant Phenotyping Network (IPPN) launches webinar series on plant phenotyping

COVID-19’s long shadow darkens the future of Southeast Asia’s food security

May 5, 2020

India - Kharif seed sales likely to fall 20% - Companies said that the drop in sales can be 20% and that some states may provide subsidised seeds to distressed farmers even as transportation is improving



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