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Intervention To The UPOV Council By The Secretary-General, Mr. Daren Tang

Speech given at the 54th Ordinary Session, October 30, 2020 Mr. Marien Valstar, President of the UPOV Council, Distinguished Delegates, Ladies and gentlemen, I would like to express...

IFA Appoints New Director General

IFA’s Chairman Mostafa Terrab (CEO of the OCP Group), together with the IFA Board of Directors, announced today the appointment of Ms. Alzbeta Klein...

MAS Seeds, Nature Source Improved Plants Join Forces in a Long-Term Agreement to Accelerate and Streamline Maize Breeding

MAS Seeds and Nature Source Improved Plants (NSIP) announced the formation of a long-term research partnership. This strategic collaboration will benefit from the expertise...

Vacancy Notice for the Role of President of CPVO

The Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO) has informed their stakeholders that the vacancy notice for the role of President of the CPVO has been published...

Bosch and BASF Establish Joint Venture for Digital Technologies in the Agricultural Sector

Bosch and BASF Digital Farming have signed a 50:50 joint venture (JV) agreement to globally market and sell smart farming solutions from a single...

One Third of UK Fruit and Vegetables are Imported from Climate-Vulnerable Countries

The UK's supply of fruit and vegetables has become increasingly reliant on imports from countries vulnerable to climate change, according to a new study...

Genome Editing for Crop Improvement | ALLEA Symposium Report

The European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities (ALLEA) published a report on its latest Symposium titled “Genome Editing for Crop Improvement”, which summarises the...

Daren Tang Assumes Functions as WIPO Director General

Daren Tang, a national of Singapore, officially assumed his functions as Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization on October 1, 2020, starting...

BASF to Acquire Innovative Melon Breeding Company ASL

On Wednesday, October 28, 2020 BASF has formally agreed to acquire ASL, one of the most innovative melon breeding companies in the world, to...

Nufarm and CROP.ZONE Announce Cooperation to Bring Alternative Weed Control to Major European Markets

The Australian crop protection and specialty seed company Nufarm and the German ag-tech startup CROP.ZONE have entered into a cooperation agreement. The collaboration aims...