User: indiatogether Topic: Agriculture
Category: GM Crops
Last updated: Mar 14 2019 24:22 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Experts call for halt to gene editing that results in 'designer babies' 13.3.2019 Reuters: World News
Top scientists and ethicists from seven countries on Wednesday called for a global moratorium on gene editing of human eggs, sperm or embryos that would result in genetically-altered babies after a rogue Chinese researcher last year announced the birth of the world's first gene-edited ...
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Social media as battleground 13.3.2019 Reuters: World News
Social media platforms have supercharged battles over scientific evidence on a range of issues, including:
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In fresh blow to Monsanto, India cuts GM cotton seed royalty 11.3.2019 Reuters: Top News
India has cut the royalties that local seed companies pay to German drugmaker Bayer AG's Monsanto unit for the third time in four years.
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U.S. ambassador says don't let farming 'smears' stop post-Brexit trade deal 2.3.2019 Reuters: Money News
Britain should not follow the European Union's "Museum of Agriculture" and let false concerns over U.S. farming practices get in the way of a post-Brexit trade deal, the U.S. ambassador to London said on Saturday.
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India expected to import up to 1 million T of corn in 2019: traders 28.2.2019 Reuters: Money News
India is likely to import up to 1 million tonnes of corn this year as lower production and growing domestic poultry consumption boosts demand for overseas purchases, two traders estimated on Thursday.
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DowDuPont wins final OK for global launch of new GMO soybeans 22.2.2019 Reuters: Money News
DowDuPont Inc has won the final international regulatory approval needed, from the Philippines, for a global launch of a new line of genetically engineered soybeans, the company said on Thursday.
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U.S. negotiator says EU should address agricultural biotech in trade talks 22.2.2019 Reuters: Money News
The U.S. Trade Representative's chief agricultural negotiator on Thursday ratcheted up pressure on the European Union to address long-standing issues in bilateral trade talks.
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Drought, pests could force India to grant duty-free corn imports 15.2.2019 Reuters: Money News
Below-normal monsoon rains and an infestation of the fall armyworm, which devastated African crops in 2017, have slashed India's corn output and boosted prices, increasing the chances the government will grant duty-free corn imports for the first time since ...
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Farmers or corporates: Who benefits from Andhra Pradesh’s natural farming project? 14.2.2019 Scroll.in
The government’s choice of partners has raised concerns.
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Focus: How a Philippines regulator stymied DowDuPont's global seed launch 12.2.2019 Reuters: Money News
A Philippines regulator poses an unexpected obstacle to DowDuPont's launch of a new line of genetically engineered soybeans in the United States as the company challenges Bayer AG's decades-long dominance of the U.S. seed market.
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Exclusive: Monsanto wins arbitration ruling over royalties from Indian seed company 11.2.2019 Reuters: Money News
German drugmaker Bayer AG's Monsanto unit has won proceedings against Indian seed maker Nuziveedu Seeds Ltd (NSL) in a royalty dispute, lawyers familiar with the matter said.
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First person: Why I am campaigning for GM crops in Africa to combat hunger 11.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Campaigns against genetically modified crops across the globe make me wonder if improved crop varieties would ever reach small farmers like my mother.
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Hens that lay human proteins in eggs may help in future drug production 28.1.2019 Sify Finance
Chickens that have been genetically modified to produce human proteins in eggs can offer a cost-effective method of producing certain types of drugs.
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China's Second Gene-Edited Foetus Is 12-14 Weeks Old: Scientist 22.1.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The second woman carrying a gene-edited foetus in China is now 12 to 14 weeks into her pregnancy, according to a US physician in close contact with the researcher who claimed to have created the...
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Scientists make gene-edited chickens in bid to halt next pandemic 22.1.2019 Reuters: World News
British scientists are developing gene-edited chickens designed to be totally resistant to flu in a new approach to trying to stop the next deadly human pandemic.
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After Monsanto patent ruling, Indian farmers hope for next-gen GM seeds 11.1.2019 Reuters: Top News
A court ruling in India this week that upheld a Monsanto patent on genetically modified (GM) cotton seeds has raised hopes among farmers that the company would now launch its next-generation seeds, the application for which it pulled two years ago.
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China says trade talks with U.S. made progress on forced tech transfers, IP rights 10.1.2019 Reuters: Money News
China and the United States made progress on "structural issues" such as forced technology transfers and intellectual property rights in talks this week and more consultations are being arranged, China's commerce ministry said on ...
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US-China trade talks extended till Wednesday 9.1.2019 Zee News : World
The extension was a sign that discussions were moving in a positive direction while on the other side China announced it would approve the imports of five new varieties of genetically modified crops.  
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Top news: PM Modi says passage of upper caste quota bill is a ‘landmark moment’ in India’s history 9.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
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Supreme Court allows Monsanto to claim patent on genetically modified cotton seeds 8.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The top court’s verdict set aside the Delhi High Court’s ruling against the world’s biggest seed manufacturing company.
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