Food and Agriculture Issues
Netanyahu victory gets muted response from West due to his hardline stance   
March 19, 2015
- The Straits Times - director of the Middle East and North Africa Programme at the European îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî. "They were already skating on thin ice and now Netanyahu has taken a pick-axe to it." With...
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Nigeria military: Fate of 219 kidnapped schoolgirls still a mystery   
March 19, 2015
- CBS News - Some 10,000 people were killed in the uprising just last year, according to the Washington-based îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî. Some 276 girls were snatched before dawn from the government boarding school...
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Grass-fed goodness   
March 19, 2015
- The Herald Palladium - But it was not to be. What began as a way of restoring the soil by planting the pastures with winter wheat as a ground cover and then grass and legumes to reinvigorate the soil soon led, with the influence...
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So You Want To Talk About Science, Democracy And Choice' Responding To A Prominent Pro-GMO Scientist   
March 19, 2015
- Counter Currents - Where is your condemnation' Where is your condemnation of "big list" studies and fallacious claims made by the likes of îJon Entineî about safety and efficacy on the back of them' Or are your...
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Interview: Expert sees U.S. opposing China-proposed infrastructure bank a "mistake"   
March 19, 2015
- Xinhua News Agency - Echoing his view, Elizabeth Economy, senior fellow at the îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî, said "there is no sense expending further political capital trying to persuade regional and other actors...
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U.S. accuses Indonesia of blocking farm imports   
March 19, 2015
- Salt Lake Tribune - U.S. trade and agriculture officials announced Wednesday that the U.S. is bringing a case against Indonesia at the îWorld Trade Organizationî in Geneva. The United States has long complained about...
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Bill Gates, Michael Bloomberg launch anti-tobacco legal fund to aid developing countries   
March 19, 2015
- New York Daily News - The companies claim the tobacco-control policies violate international trade agreements and îWorld Trade Organizationî rules. Bloomberg said the fund will assist smaller, developing countries...
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Delaware Delegation Praises Challenge to Trade Restrictions   
March 19, 2015
- WBOC - U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman has asked the îWorld Trade Organizationî to establish a dispute settlement panel to examine Indonesia's import restrictions on a wide range of agricultural products,...
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US, New Zealand take farm trade row with Indonesia to WTO   
March 19, 2015
- Rappler - WASHINGTON, United States â The United States and New Zealand have taken their farm trade disputes with Indonesia to the îWorld Trade Organizationî, US officials said Wednesday. US Trade Representative...
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Israel Election Results 2015: What Does The Future Hold For Arab Political Power'   
March 19, 2015
- International Business Times - âTheyâre not really unified in any way,â Elliot Abrams, a former U.S. official and senior fellow for Middle Eastern studies at the îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî, said...
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