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Colombia Positions Itself in the European Medical Cannabis Market

Colombia is positioning itself as a key player in the international medicinal cannabis market. At the international level, Colombia's regulatory framework is one of...

Euroseeds raises the bar, Garlich von Essen on the Euroseeds2020 Virtual Congress

  Shawn Brook, President of the Seed World Group, sits down to talk with Garlich von Essen, Euroseeds Secretary-General, about a whole new experience during...

Celebrating 25 Years of CPVO

Part 2 - Looking At The Hot Topics The Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO), in Angers, France, is tasked to administer the EU system of plant...

Changing Rules for Seed Breeding Products Destroys Legal Certainty. But Above All, it Destroys Trust

Innovation is a key component of any reliable policy to tackle challenges and paves the way for a sustainable future. Europe has had problems...

EU Must Stop French Interpretation of Mutagenesis Plant Breeding and Preserve Common Market for Seed

By Petra Jorasch and Garlich von Essen  The Common Market is one of the cornerstones and success stories of the European Union. Clearly, this can...

Rijk Zwaan Global Open Field e-vent Fijnaart, 14 Sept – 16 Oct

The role of the vegetable industry in the world food supply is now more important than ever, as is the value of personal interaction....

Draft French Decree on Mutagenesis Breeding, Consequent Draft Lists of Banned Herbicide Tolerant Rapeseed Varieties: A Saga History Of Interpretations

A legal challenge to the French interpretation of EU Directive 2001/18/CE on GMOs In December 2014, nine NGOs challenged the transposition of the EU...

The Court of Justice of the European Union Sheds Light In Case C-176/18 on the Scope of EU Plant Variety Rights

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) published on 19 December 2019 the landmark ruling C-176/18 Club de Variedades Vegetales Protegidas vs...

The (Cannabis) Story Continues…

In the quest for preventative measures and treatment of COVID-19, no stone is being left unturned. That includes investigating cannabis, a plant that has...

Need An Alternative For Paper, Textile And Plastic?

Hemp may be the solution to a lot of our challenges…. Need a substitute for paper? Try hemp. Searching for an alternative to plastic? Look...