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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...

Corteva Agriscience Completes Separation from DowDuPont

Corteva, Inc. successfully completed its separation from DowDuPont, becoming a leading, global pure-play agriculture company that offers the complete solutions farmers need to maximize...

FAO Widens its Treaty Work on Pesticide Trade Information Exchange

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to renew its participation in the UN Rotterdam Convention,...

22 European Business Organisations ask the EU for Pro-Innovation Rules for Plant Breeding

22 European business organisations jointly call upon member states and the European Commission to initiate a legislative change that provides innovation-friendly rules for plant...

June 20-21, 2019: CRISPRcon – Conversations on Science, Society and the Future of Gene Editing

CRISPRcon creates a forum in which a broad selection of diverse voices come together to talk about the future of CRISPR and related gene...

Uganda Parliament Passes GMO Bill

The Parliament of the Republic of Uganda finally passed the Bill designed to provide a regulatory framework for the safe development and application of...

After the ECJ Ruling: KWS Continuing to Invest in Precision Breeding

Even after the ruling by the European Court of Justice on new plant breeding methods, KWS will continue to invest in them. “The new...

ESA Statement on ECJ Ruling C-528/16

The European seed sector acknowledges the ruling of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in case C-528/16 of 25. July 2018 by which the...

Bayer to Appeal Against Recent General Court Verdict on Neonicotinoids

Bayer will appeal against the recent ruling of the General Court of the European Union in Case T-429/13. The company is concerned that the...

Case C-528/16 Reaction: A Bleak View For Agricultural Innovation in the EU

Many members of the plant breeding sector in Europe are voicing their opposition against the 25 July ruling stating that crops obtained by mutagenesis...