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ISF Reports on Current Outbreaks of COVID-19 and the International Movement of Seeds

On Monday, July 6th, Michael Keller, Secretary General of the International Seed Federation (ISF), released a letter about the current updates on the international...

Deforestation and Land-Clearing are Taking a Toll on Brazil’s Corn Yield

Brazil is one of the top three producers of both soy and corn globally, and its agricultural sector accounts for one-fifth of the country's...

COVID-19: Resilience of Seed Sectors in Africa and Asia at stake

Wageningen University & Research launches an important synthesis on effects of the COVID-19 crisis on the seed sector in four countries this week, informing...

Bayer to Provide Crop Relief to Two Million Smallholder Farmers Impacted by COVID-19

To assist smallholder farmers in Asia, Africa and Latin America who are facing additional challenges resulting from COVID-19, Bayer, as part of its societal...

ISF Elects New President, Donald Coles

Australian seedsman and business leader Donald Coles has succeeded Eduard Fito as President of the International Seed Federation (ISF), the 10th person to hold...

Tunisia’s Unique Farming Systems Win Recognition as Part of the Global Agricultural Heritage

Tunisia's traditional Ramli agricultural systems in the lagoons of Ghar El Melh and its hanging gardens from Djebba El Olia, have been recognized as Globally...

Improved Heat-Resistant Wheat Varieties Are Identified

Wheat, in its own right, is one of the most important foods in the world. It is a staple food for more than 2.5...

ISF is Working Behind the Scenes

Even with the effects of COVID-19, ISF’s committees are working hard to continue their work to maintain ISF’s ultimate goal: a world where the...

CIOPORA Elects President and New Board in its First Electronic Elections

In the association’s first electronic elections, CIOPORA members confirm Steven Hutton, Ball FloraPlant/Star Roses & Plants (USA), as CIOPORA President, elect CIOPORA Board 2020...

June 8 Kicks Off ISF’s Virtual Congress

On Monday, June 8, the International Seed Federation will open the doors to its first-ever virtual congress, bringing some of agriculture’s and the seed...