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March 30, 2023

The remarkable journey of Douwe Zijp as CEO of East-West Seed

March 29, 2023

University of Queensland papers proposing reforms to Australia's plant breeder's rights regime (Lexology)

March 27, 2023

Syngenta’s weakening crops may dim IPO prospects (Reuters)

March 21, 2023

Australia - Innovation and improvements the way ahead for growers

IPCC climate report draws urgency to food systems transformation

March 7, 2023

Women in science, women in seed

March 2, 2023

In India, millets have become ‘quiet revolutionaries’ (Forbes)

February 23, 2023

Plant breeding is key to the future of New Zealand farming (Stuff)

February 9, 2023

World Pulses Day 2023 highlights how pulses are at the core of sustainability

January 18, 2023

State People's Court of China: Parents of hybrid varieties may be protected as trade secrets (Lexology)

January 12, 2023

Let’s welcome the International Year of Millets!

January 2, 2023

India 'deeply engaged' in developing GM seeds for 13 crops (Reuters)

December 15, 2022

GEAC approval to GM mustard paves way for transformation of Indian agriculture (AgriculturePost)

December 9, 2022

Indian scientists visit CIMMYT Türkiye facility for wheat improvement systems

December 7, 2022

New Zealand - Plant breeders welcome better protections given by law change (Otago Daily Times)

December 6, 2022

International Year of Millets: Unleashing the potential of millets for the well-being of people and the environment

November 22, 2022

Dutch seed breeding giant Rijk Zwaan sees "good opportunity" in Chinese market (Xinhua)

November 8, 2022

Crops, climate and CRISPR regulations in Southeast Asia

November 7, 2022

Philippines follows Bangladesh to clear GM eggplant (SciDev.net)

October 11, 2022

An “Enabling Environment” for smallholder farmers to access quality Seeds: The South and South-East Asia perspective

October 6, 2022

Congratulations, East-West Seed!

Research - the breeding ground for innovation

September 30, 2022

“Seed is the basis of agriculture,” Dr. Himanshu Pathak, DG of ICAR at AGM of Federation of Seed Industry of India (Krishi Jagran)

India is one of the highest bets for Corteva, says DowDuPont spinoff (Fortune India)

September 28, 2022

Experts recommend harmonization of gene editing regulations in the Asia-Pacific region

World Farmers’ Organisation allies with International Seed Federation on climate action

September 27, 2022

Australia - Interdisciplinary approach needed for cotton (Grain Central)

September 22, 2022

We will not achieve food security without reaching consensus on Farmers’ Rights and Breeders’ Rights” - Speech by Arthur Santosh Attavar, ISF Vice President, at the Opening Ceremony of the ninth session of the Governing Body of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture 

September 16, 2022

Setting a standard: improving field trial data - New manual helps standardize field trial data collection across Afghanistan

September 14, 2022

A Chinese wheat breeder's international vision (China Minutes)


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