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Section: Policy and Regulation Date: Oct 17, 2017
 GM Cotton in Africa: Battleground Between US and Chinese Capital
This report provides an overview of the GM cotton push in in East and Southern Africa, within the context of the global and regional cotton markets.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Oct 13, 2017
 NEW REPORT - Expert Panel Sounds the Alarm on Mega-mergers and Calls for Urgent Review
Dominant agri-food firms have become too big to feed humanity sustainably, too big to operate on equitable terms with other food system actors, and too big to drive the types of innovation we need.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Oct 10, 2017
 NEW REPORT: ‘An Overwhelming Case for Action’ - Expert Panel Identifies Unacceptable Toll of Food and Farming Systems on Human Health
Industrial food and farming systems are making people sick in a variety of ways, and are generating staggering human and environmental costs.
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Section: Assessment & Impacts Date: Oct 09, 2017
 A New Politics of Care in Biotechnology Governance
A framework of care-based ethics and politics can be directly used to guide the assessment of socio-economic and ethical considerations within formal biotechnology regulatory systems.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Oct 06, 2017
 New UN Report on Nutrition and Food Systems
A UN report on Nutrition and Food Systems analyzes how food systems influence people’s dietary patterns and nutritional outcomes, as well as provides clear policy recommendations to shape food systems to protect the right to adequate food for all.
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Section: Traits in Agriculture Date: Oct 03, 2017
 FAQs on Water Efficient Maize for Africa (WEMA)
Frequently Asked Questions on Water Efficient Maize for Africa (WEMA), published by the African Centre for Biodiversity and Third World Network.
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Section: Agriculture / Organisms Date: Oct 02, 2017
 GM Mosquito Releases in the Caymans Risky and Ineffective
New information shows that the releases of GM mosquitoes in the Cayman Islands by Oxitec are risky and ineffective in their bid to suppress wild populations of disease-bearing mosquitoes and should be halted pending further investigation.
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Section: Assessment & Impacts Date: Sep 25, 2017
 GM Crops Won't Feed the Hungry, But Agroecology Will
The basic problem with GM crops as a solution to feeding the hungry is that it does not address the issue of food access for the poorest of the poor. Agroecology is a better way to help poor farmers improve production and avoid unnecessary financial risk.
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Section: Traits in Agriculture Date: Sep 19, 2017
 Current Status of the Water Efficient Maize in Africa (WEMA) Project
This paper examines the Water Efficient Maize for Africa (WEMA) project being rolled out in Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda.
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Section: Assessment & Impacts Date: Sep 13, 2017
 Study Questions Sustainability of GM Soy Production in Argentina
This study finds a conflict between the so-called success of the “soybeanization” of Argentinian agriculture in terms of production and profit records, and the long-term social, economic, and environmental sustainability of this model of production.
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»  Biosafety Aspects of Genome-Editing Techniques
»  CAP/SAM Raise Serious Concerns on Planned GM Mosquitoes Release
»  The Genetic Engineering of Smallpox
»  Biotechnology and Sustainable Development
»  Why Biotech Patents Are Patently Absurd - Scientific Briefing on TRIPs and Related Issues
»  Capacity Building and the Biosafety Protocol: A TWN report
»  Model Law for Safety in Biotechnology for Africa
»  Post-Market Oversight of Biotech Foods: Is the System Prepared?
»  Biotechnology and Indigenous People

FAQs on Water Efficient Maize for Africa (WEMA)

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  1) Campaign To Stop Smallpox Genetic Engineering
Date: January 28, 2014
  2) Stop the Spread of Transgenes!
Date: May 28, 2014

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