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August 9, 2022

Protection of plant varieties in the United Arab Emirates (Mondaq)

March 8, 2022

Jordan - Agricultural biotechnology, annual report

February 28, 2022

United Arab Emirates - Agricultural biotechnology, annual report

January 11, 2022

PlantArcBio receives USDA/APHIS regulatory exemption in the US for its proprietary HPPD herbicide-tolerant gene for soybean and cotton

December 13, 2021

Isarel - Agricultural biotechnology, annual report

December 1, 2021

International Seed Testing Association - The International Rules for Seed Testing 2022 edition is now available online

November 23, 2021

The global GM regulatory landscape and how gene editing fits in it (Part 1)

July 7, 2021

UPOV (International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants) announces dates for session two of its 2021 Distance Learning Courses

June 2, 2021

Origene is granted U.S. patent covering Powdery Mildew-resistant watermelon plant (Fresh Plaza)

May 24, 2021

International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture releases inventory on farmers' rights - Unique collection of best practices from around the world

May 12, 2021

The regulatory landscape for genome-edited plants is rapidly changing, experts say

May 10, 2021

TomaTech cracks the code for ToBRFV-resistant tomatoes, files patents for ToBRFV-resistant DNA markers for tomato varieties

April 26, 2021

Three ways in which protecting intellectual property can inspire innovation

The importance of initellectual property in plant science

March 22, 2021

60th Anniversary of CIOPORA and UPOV Convention

March 18, 2021

New version of the ISTA Standard Proficiency Test Procedure is now available

March 12, 2021

Protecting plants and keeping trade of plant products safe during COVID-19 - 15th Session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures 16 and 18 March, and 1 April 2021

February 3, 2021

ISAAA report on global adoption of GM crops in 2019 is now available

January 25, 2021

Iran receives International Seed Testing Association's accreditation to issue international seed certificates (Financial Tribune)

December 21, 2020

United Arab Emirates - Agricultural biotechnology, annual report

December 18, 2020

Jordan - Agricultural biotechnology, annual report

December 17, 2020

New APBREBES publication - Focus on plant variety protection: A compilation of selected literature on the impact of the UPOV Convention, alternative sui generis PVP laws and the effect on farmers’ rights
Gros plan sur la protection des obtentions végétales :Une compilation de publications sélectionnées surles impacts de la convention UPOV, les lois alternativessui generis de protection des obtentionsvégétales et l’effet sur les droits des agriculteurs
La protección de las variedades vegetales en el punto de mira:Compilación de literatura seleccionada sobre las repercusiones del convenio de la UPOV, las leyes alternativas sui generis de protección de las variedades vegetales y el efecto en los derechos del agricultor

November 30, 2020

Saudi Arabia - Agricultural biotechnology, annual report

November 27, 2020

ISAAA Webinar - Global Status of Biotech Crops 2019

November 24, 2020

Israel - Agricultural biotechnology, annual report

November 18, 2020

Association for Plant Breeding for the Benefit of Society (APBREBES) report from the 2020 UPOV Session

October 23, 2020

United Arab Emirates passes new mandatory biotech labeling law

October 16, 2020

CIOPORA video release: Understand essentially derived variety concept in 90 seconds

September 2, 2020

The evolving landscape around genome editing in agriculture - Many countries have exempted or move to exempt forms of genome editing from GMO regulation of crop plants

August 25, 2020

Intellectual property rights and the realization of farmers’ rights under the ITPGRFA – A conflict?



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