Food and Agriculture Issues
How Ashraf Ghani's Government Will Address Afghanistan's Endemic Problems   
March 30, 2015
- The Diplomat - In just one of many stops on his whirlwind U.S. visit this month, Ghani addressed a packed room on March 26 at the îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî in New York. In an hour-long discussion with Robert E....
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Broad treaty could establish new global trading norms   
March 30, 2015
- China Daily - Given China's growing importance on the international scene, European companies' trade with and investments in China has risen exponentially over the years, especially since China's entry into the îWorld Trade...
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Monsanto Wants to Keep You in The DARK   
March 30, 2015
- foodandwaterwatch.org - Apparently the wave of state-level progress towards labeling GMOs rankled the giant companies that sell GMOs or make processed food out of them, so their trade association, the îGrocery Manufacturers...
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International contract law is playing a strange role in Libya's ongoing civil war   
March 30, 2015
- businessinsider.in - are signed with the (Tripoli) NOC and paid into central bank accounts," said Mattia Toaldo, policy fellow at the European îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî. "I don't think that materially the...
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Thousands of Indian farmers protest GMO corporate imperialism in Delhi   
March 30, 2015
- Natural News - Elimination of agriculture from the îWorld Trade Organizationî (WTO) free trade agreement, indemnity for farm disaster relief and open air field trials of GM crops are cited as other issues that the...
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Indonesia: New Species Discovery Expedition   
March 30, 2015
- Outside - Photo by Gerry Allen, courtesy îConservation Internationalî Hemiscyillum freycineti, A new epaulette shark, just one of over fifty likely new species discovered during the recent CI-led surveys of the Bird's...
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Consumer Reports looks at the use of Pesticides on Produce to Help Consumers Reduce Exposure   
March 30, 2015
- Clarksville Online - îConsumers Unionî, a division of Consumer Reports, works for pro-consumer laws and regulations in Washington, D.C., the states, and in the marketplace. With more than eight million subscribers to...
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This Man Is Greenpeace's Best Hope   
March 30, 2015
- Outside - Thatâs roughly $200 million more than îConservation Internationalîâs annual operating cost, but $300 million less than the World Wildlife Fundâs and $400 million less than the Nature...
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China's moly producers to face another challenging year in 2015   
March 30, 2015
- Platts - A moderate recovery, however, may be possible after May if Chinese molybdenum producers are able to resume exports of ferromolybdenum should the 20% export tax be removed under îWorld Trade Organizationî...
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GMA Praises Reintroduction of GMO Labeling Bill   
March 30, 2015
- Food Product Design - The îGrocery Manufacturers Associationî (GMA), which sued Vermont last year to block a law that requires labeling of genetically engineered foods, immediately praised the reintroduction of the...
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