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06:13 AM Mar 05

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Britain’s Former Environmental Secretary Owen Paterson Calls Out Greenpeace and EU Anti-GMO NGOs

As Britain’s Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs between 2012 and 2014, Owen Paterson was instrumental in negotiating the new EU law on GMO cultivation that broke the near-monolithic ban on GMOs in Europe and will allow individual countries to decide whether or not to grow …

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B4FA Week in Review – 3 March 2015

Where and how can we grow more food for a growing population? IFPRI has published a map of the world’s cropland, showing how intensely the land is farmed, as well as the size of farms. The maps may help develop land sustainably by making farms more efficient, and help avoid …

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B4FA Week in Review – 24 February 2015

Speaking at the International Forum on Agriculture and Climate Change in Paris this week, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva called for a ‘paradigm shift’ in addressing food security, asking for a focus on climate smart agriculture and implementing agroecology principles. “Food systems need to be more sustainable, inclusive and …

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