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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...

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...

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...

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...

ISF: Movement of Seed in the Time of COVID-19

A Call for Information from National and Regional Seed Associations and Seed Companies A Message From Michael Keller, Secretary General We are all facing an unprecedented...

ISF World Seed Congress 2020 Postponed

During these unpredictable times, one thing is certain: the health and well-being of our members, delegates, sponsors, exhibitors, partners and staff has been –...

ISF ‘Reviewing Different Scenarios’ for World Seed Congress

Due to concerns over the coronavirus, the International Seed Federation has decided to extend the cancellation date for the ISF World Seed Congress in...

Penny Maplestone Has the Perfect Job, Sees Brexit as a Dark Nebulous Cloud

Seed World sits down with the chief executive of the British Society of Plant Breeders to discuss that dreaded B-word, and how plant breeders can prepare for Britain's seemingly inevitable exit from the European Union. Interview conducted at the International Seed Federation's 2019 World Seed Congress in Nice, France.

70th World Seed Congress In Nice: Innovation at the Heart of Discussion

More than 1,700 international professionals and business leaders from 63 countries gathered in Nice for the 70th ISF World Seed Congress, the largest annual...

UPOV Getting Stronger All The Time

Together, ISF and UPOV are working to encourage continued innovation needed to meet the world’s increasing needs. There are a lot of questions that surround...