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Science-based, Free-flowing Trade Benefits the World

On Feb 3, 2021
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Check out this op-ed from @PaulWoldfarm with @GlobalFarmerNet discussing how science in agriculture and free-flowing trade policy benefits the world, especially as the world continues to confront the challenge of climate change. https://t.co/163H0pQyie https://t.co/cLoe3jLCcJ
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CropLife International is an association, based in Brussels, Belgium, which promotes agricultural technologies such as pesticides and plant biotechnology.

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On Feb 3, 2021
@CropLifeIntl shared
Check out this op-ed from @PaulWoldfarm with @GlobalFarmerNet discussing how science in agriculture and free-flowing trade policy benefits the world, especially as the world continues to confront the challenge of climate change. https://t.co/163H0pQyie https://t.co/cLoe3jLCcJ
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Science-based, Free-flowing Trade Benefits the World

Science-based, Free-flowing Trade Benefits the World

CropLife International is an association, based in Brussels, Belgium, which promotes agricultural technologies such as pesticides and plant biotechnology.

Agroecology in Action: with Professor Tim Benton

Agroecology in Action: with Professor Tim Benton

What is agroecology? How can farmers be encouraged to adopt its principles? Professor Tim Benton discusses this topic in this new guest blog ahead of FAO's agroecology summit.

Common ground and the forging of new ties in the US and EU agricultural sectors

Common ground and the forging of new ties in the US and EU agricultural sectors

With the coronavirus still raging across much of the world, the economic hardship brought on by the global pandemic has taken a heavy toll on every key industry in both the United States ...

Farming and food production must play a central role in economic recovery - McAleer

Farming and food production must play a central role in economic recovery - McAleer

Sinn Féin MLA and Chair of the Assembly’s Agriculture Committee Declan McAleer has said farming and food production must play a central role in economic recovery and the COVID-19 crisis has ...

Calling all Researchers! Nearly $300 million in Ag Research Funding Now Available!

Calling all Researchers! Nearly $300 million in Ag Research Funding Now Available!

USDA recently announced over $290 million in research grant funding through the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – including funding for research on plant breeding, local and ...

Covid lays bare the brittleness of a concentrated and consolidated food system

Covid lays bare the brittleness of a concentrated and consolidated food system

Low paid grocery store clerks and meat packing workers deemed essential but provided little protective gear or means of social distancing.3 Farmers facing euthanizing animals for lack of ...

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Keeping it real amid rise of regenerative agriculture

Keeping it real amid rise of regenerative agriculture

Amid the growing interest in regenerative agriculture, just-food's US columnist outlines which companies are leading the charge - and has advice for those mulling investment.

OPINION: Falling self-sufficiency shows why ministers must prioritise homegrown food

OPINION: Falling self-sufficiency shows why ministers must prioritise homegrown food

In the wake of the Covid-19 crisis, there has never been a more important time to put homegrown food at the top of the political agenda says GARY FORD, East Anglia regional director for the ...

Biotechnology, Cellular Agriculture, and the Human Right to Food

Biotechnology, Cellular Agriculture, and the Human Right to Food

Food insecurity is a global problem which will only be exacerbated by factors like overpopulation and climate change. Biotechnology and cellular agriculture are modern scientific ...

Why sustainable food systems are needed in a post-COVID world

Why sustainable food systems are needed in a post-COVID world

Food systems are essential to economic activity because they provide the energy that we need to live and work.

Crisis as Opportunity: The triple challenge to global food systems

Crisis as Opportunity: The triple challenge to global food systems

By Julia Nielson; The COVID-19 pandemic health crisis continues to have devastating impacts on the world economy – and important impacts on food systems. Many governments are responding ...

Sustainable and resilient food systems will be critical in this crisis

Sustainable and resilient food systems will be critical in this crisis

The covid-19 pandemic is testing global food systems—with potentially dire consequences. To build true resilience, there needs to be a greater shift towards sustainable farming methods and ...

4 steps we must take to fix the world's broken food system

4 steps we must take to fix the world's broken food system

Food systems are essential to economic activity because they provide the energy that we need to live and work. However, macroeconomists have long ignored them in the belief that the global ...

No-deal Brexit: a disaster for UK farming and consumers

No-deal Brexit: a disaster for UK farming and consumers

Lowering of British standards As a member of the EU, we are protected by trade barriers that exclude food from countries where production standards are well below those that our farmers are ...

Why doesn’t Britain value its farmers?

Why doesn’t Britain value its farmers?

This crisis has shown we need to think very carefully about how the nation feeds itself