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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Nov 23, 2015
 Agrocecology - The Bold Future for Africa
AFSA is making an evidence-based, coherent case for agroecology as the sustainable long-term solution for farming in Africa, through a collection of case studies.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Nov 19, 2015
 Producers and policy makers committed to an agenda for agroecology in Sub-Saharan Africa
Producers and policy makers committed to an agenda for agroecology in Sub-Saharan Africa at the Regional Meeting on Agroecology for food and nutrition security in Sub-Saharan Africa from 5-6 November 2015 in Dakar, Senegal.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Nov 18, 2015
 Study Finds Farm Biodiversity and Pest Problems Inversely Related
Increased species diversity within a biological network correlates with significantly reduced pest populations and vice versa, providing justification for the diversification of agroecosystems to improve the sustainability of food production systems.
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Section: Policy and Regulation Date: Nov 11, 2015
 Majority of EU Member States Opt Out of GM Crop Cultivation
The majority of the 28 member states in the European Union have opted-out of GM crop cultivation.
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Section: Assessment & Impacts Date: Nov 05, 2015
 How Commercial Interests Can Undermine Scientific Research
The republication of Seralini et al. has exemplified a trend where commercial interests undermine the scientific process when the findings are controversial and threaten industry interests.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Nov 04, 2015
 Organic Agriculture a Viable Option to Feed and Nourish the Planet
The Charter of the International Organic Action Network explains why and how organic agriculture is a socially, and economically and ecologically resilient approach for the production of food and agriculture-based raw materials.
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Section: Assessment & Impacts Date: Nov 02, 2015
 GM Food But An Ongoing Experiment on Consumers
This report concludes that GM food is but an ongoing experiment on consumers as the potential risks have not been fully investigated and the scientific evidence is inconsistent, leaving more questions than answers.
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Section: Assessment & Impacts Date: Oct 23, 2015
 Industry Evidence on Glyphosate Residues in Crops Inadequate for Regulatory Purposes
A review of 30 studies on compositional analysis and animal feeding trials of glyphosate-tolerant GM crops has found that evidence produced by industry is of insufficient standard for regulatory purposes and does not take into account glyphosate residues.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Oct 23, 2015
 The True Costs of Unsustainable Industrial Farming
Research for the FAO shows that industrialized farming costs the environment some $ 3.3 trillion per year. More sustainable farming practices could greatly reduce the cost of environmental impacts and help countries cope with food security challenges.
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Section: Sustainable Systems Date: Oct 22, 2015
 Agroecology - the Bold Future for Africa
The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa calls for a bold transition to agroecology in Africa.
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»  Genetic Engineering and Omitted Health Research
»  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

What Next After A Ban on Glyphosate?

  1) Capacity building course ASEAN-region: Synthetic biology –biosafety and contribution to addressing societal challenges
Date: November 21, 2015 to November 26, 2015
Venue: Hanoi

  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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