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November 4, 2021


Green development of seed industries is vital to feed world’s growing population - Global Conference focuses on farmers’ need to access quality seeds as part of vital agri-food systems transformation


July 26, 2021


FAO Director-General: World faces historic task to turn the tide on ending hunger, poverty and achieving the other SDGs - QU Dongyu urges global leaders at Rome gathering to change policies, mind-sets and business models to transform agri-food systems


March 24, 2021


Seed at the strating point - Our sector takes part in the journey to the Food Systems Summit 2021
La semence : premier maillon de l’agriculture - Notre secteur participe au cheminement versle Sommet sur les systèmes alimentaires 2021
Las semillas como punto de arranque - Nuestro sector forma parte del viaje a la Cumbre Sobre Sistemas Alimentarios de 2021


February 23, 2021


2020 Global Food Security Index shows overall decline in food security - Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) releases the findings of 2020 Global Food Security Index (GFSI) sponsored by Corteva Agriscience


February 9, 2021


Stopping climate change from silently crippling the core of our food system


November 26, 2020


Protecting plants, protecting people: CGIAR germplasm health units launch phytosanitary seminar series as part of International Year of Plant Health


July 9, 2020


FAO predicts global shortage of protein-rich foods


July 6, 2020


Current outbreaks of COVID-19 and the international movement of seeds - A statement from the International Seed Federation


June 19, 2020


FAO Syria releases Seed Security Assessment findings


June 8, 2020


CGIAR’s international genebanks - GreenPass, a special protocol which guarantees that best practices are used at all stages of handling a seed transfer, puts germplasm distribution in the fast lane


June 1, 2020


The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, and The Johns Hopkins Alliance for a Healthier World launch new online dashboard to inform better food policy - Dashboard houses food systems data from more than 230 countries and territories


May 26, 2020


Pandemics aren’t limited to people: How the world’s most famous seed vault defends plants against their next big outbreak (The  Counter)


May 25, 2020


Israel’s hope for food security post-corona lies in seeds - In an era of severe climate events and global pandemic, Israeli scientists are studying the advantages of legacy seeds ahead of the next crisis (Israel 21c)


April 29, 2020


Latest statement from the World Seed Partnership partners


April 21, 2020


Global Report on Food Crises reveals scope of food crises as COVID-19 poses new risks to vulnerable countries - Annual report on acute food insecurity and malnutrition published today


Joint statement on COVID-19 impacts on food security and nutrition - FAO, IFAD, the World Bank and WFP on the occasion of the Extraordinary G20 Agriculture Minister's Meeting


International Seed Federation - Seed movement during the COVID-19 pandemic: a video Q&A with Szabolcs Ruthner, Regulatory Affairs Executive, and Rose Souza Richards, Seed Health Manager


April 17, 2020


International Seed Federation response to the Call to Action by the Food and Land Use Coalition


A call to action for world leaders: Preventing a global food security crisis while combatting COVID-19 (The Food and Land Use Coalition)


Relying on “local food” is a distant dream for most of the world
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New report looks at food crises in the time of COVID-19 - 2020 edition of The Global Report on Food Crises will be released 21 April - Describes the scale of acute hunger as implications of COVID-19 pandemic for food security begin to be felt


April 16, 2020


Concerned experts ask world leaders to head off a global food security crisis from COVID-19 - The number of the world’s hungry could double and trade restrictions will harm food importing nations, experts say


April 15, 2020


Don’t forget about the impact of COVID-19 on the rural poor and on food security - The Scaling Up community of practice discusses challenges and opportunities for an improved “new normal” for agriculture, research and development


April 13, 2020


International Seed Federation's briefing note: Seed movement during the COVID-19 pandemic


April 7, 2020


Safeguarding the food chain: Seed movement and food security during the COVID-19 crisis - An update from the International Seed Federation


April 6, 2020


World food security affected by a shortage of pollinating insects


April 2, 2020


World food prices drop in March - Weakening demand and falling oil prices due to the global pandemic drive down international prices for major food commodities


March 31, 2020


Mitigating impacts of COVID-19 on food trade and markets


March 30, 2020


Heroes among us, who feed the world


La Federación Internacional de Semillas pide a los gobiernos que faciliten el movimiento de semillas en tiempos de COVID-19 (Agronews Castilla y León )


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