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National gene bank discovery to help develop wheat varieties

The National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources (NBPGR), commonly known as the national gene bank, has identified around 45 accessions (a unique identifier given to a protein sequence) out of its collection of 20,000 accessions which have been found ... Financial Express, 2 months ago
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Filipino Farmers Protest Government Research on Genetically Modified Rice

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 Inter Press Service2 months ago

ENB Summary of CGRFA15 | 19-23 January 2015 | Rome, Italy | IISD Reporting Services

The fifteenth session of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization's (FAO) Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (CGRFA 15) took place from 19-23 January 2015, at FAO headquarters, in Rome, Italy. More than 200 participants, ...
 IISD3 days ago CGRFA 15 Highlights | Monday, 19 January 2015 | Rome, Italy | IISD Reporting Services  IISD1 week ago

Flexibility pledged for grain imports to ensure food security

China will continue to increase the flexibility of its grain imports, national agricultural officials said on Friday. It will buy adequate amounts of cereal and cultivated crops from global markets at cheaper prices to ensure grain supply ...
 CHINAdaily1 month ago CENTRAL PEOPLE GOVERNMENT OF PEOPLE RE : Flexibility pledged for grain imports  4 Traders1 month ago China pledges flexibility for grain imports to ensure food security  ACQ Magazine1 month ago

Curtain Raiser of BBNJ9 | Wednesday, 21 January 2015 | New York, US | IISD Reporting Services

CGRFA 15 delegates met in plenary throughout the day to consider: plant genetic resources for food and agriculture (plant GRFA), including the review of implementation of the second Global Plan of Action for Plant GRFA (GPA-PGR 2) and preparation ...
 IISD1 week ago CGRFA 15 HIGHLIGHTS | Wednesday, 21 January 2015 | New York, US | IISD Reporting Services  IISD1 week ago

GMO's: Setting the record straight

Michael Specter's story in The New Yorker about Dr. Vandana Shiva's work to protect public health from the effects of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) skewed the facts and fell short of the magazine's usually high standards for fairness. In ...
 Sott.net2 weeks ago Seeds of Truth: Vandana Shiva and the New Yorker  ZNet1 month ago

Local experts develop dipstick kit for Philippine Carabao mango authentication

Known as the national fruit of the country, the pulpy-sweet mango is the third most important fruit crop next to banana and pineapple in terms of export volume and value, according to the Department of Agriculture High Value Crops Development ...
 Philippine Department of Science and Technology1 month ago

Campaign against GMOs gathers pace

T he campaign against genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) has achieved a higher profile in recent months. On Sept. 18, a commentary in the Inquirer (Proponents of GM rice ignore the risks by Angelina P. Galang, a board member of Consumer Rights ...
 Philippines Daily Tribune1 month ago

India's first private Germplasm Bank inaugurated

The Gubba group, which has a network of 12 cold storage facilities, has set up the country's first Germplasm Bank in the private sector. Set up with an investment of Rs 4 crore at Medchal near here, the bank can withstand earthquakes, power outages ...
 Hindu Business Line1 day ago
Russian International Affairs Council

Global Citizenship Education and Sustainable Development Goals: A Transdisciplinary and Biomimetic Perspective (Download full paper here ) 1 Javier Collado Ruano 2 Abstract : This article reflects on Global Citizenship Education (GCED) ...
 Russian International Affairs Council2 days ago
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