Science can rescue farming. Relaxing gene editing rules should be the start | Nick Talbot | The Guardian

As the UK prepares to approve genome editing, a leading food scientist argues it should also ease up on GM crops
— Read on www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/sep/19/science-can-rescue-farming-relaxing-gene-editing-rules-should-be-the-start

Harnessing biotechnology: Faced with 720 million undernourished people around the world, UN embraces genetic engineering and precision agriculture – Genetic Literacy Project

In 2020, between 720 and 811 million people were undernourished globally, around 161 million more people than in 2019. Conflict in protracted situations,
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/09/14/harnessing-biotechnology-faced-with-720-million-undernourished-people-around-the-world-un-embraces-genetic-engineering-and-precision-agriculture/

While Africa seeks to harmonize crop biotechnology regulations, activists ‘corporate infiltration’ narrative – Genetic Literacy Project

The African Union is developing guidelines for the use of genetically modified (GM) crops across the continent, officials said, amid criticism from
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/09/14/while-africa-seeks-to-harmonize-crop-biotechnology-regulations-activists-corporate-infiltration-narrative/

Coalition of NGOs Outline Principles for Responsible Governance of Gene Editing- Crop Biotech Update (August 25, 2021) | ISAAA.org

Coalition of NGOs Outline Principles for Responsible Governance of Gene Editing- Crop Biotech Update (August 25, 2021) | ISAAA.org
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Viewpoint: Politics — not science — driving Canadian policy decisions over glyphosate and other agricultural tools – Genetic Literacy Project

Ahead of a federal election call, three Canadian federal ministers called a halt to a process that would likely have yielded quick results on increasing
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/09/01/viewpoint-politics-not-science-driving-canadian-policy-decisions-over-glyphosate-and-other-agricultural-tools/

Part 3: ‘Fallacious and wrongheaded’ — The Cartagena Protocol’s categorization of ‘living products’ of agricultural biotechnology as GMOs was a ‘nonsensical’ blunder that disrupted technological innovation and trade | Genetic Literacy Project

Ten years after the coming into force of the Cartagena Protocol, its own supporters noted that effective implementation was fragmentary and lacking, with a
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/08/27/part-3-fallacious-and-wrongheaded-the-cartagena-protocols-categorization-of-living-products-of-agricultural-biotechnology-as-gmos-was-a-nonsensical-blunder-that-disrupted-tech/

‘US has inadequate regulatory oversight to address concerns presented by agricultural biotechnology’: US NGOs issue transparency principles and governance recommendations | Genetic Literacy Project

Representatives of conservation and consumer non-governmental organizations unveiled six principles for responsible governance of gene editing in
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/08/12/us-has-inadequate-regulatory-oversight-to-address-concerns-presented-by-agricultural-biotechnology-us-ngos-issue-transparency-principles-and-governance-recommendations/

Video: Anti-biotechnology activism is blocking our only way to save the Cavendish, the world’s most popular banana | Genetic Literacy Project

Ninety-nine percent of bananas exported to developed countries are just one group called the Cavendish. And the Cavendish is vulnerable to
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/08/10/video-anti-biotechnology-activism-is-blocking-our-only-way-to-save-the-cavendish-the-worlds-most-popular-banana/

Gene Drive Regulations to Evolve as the Technology Advances -Experts- Crop Biotech Update (July 28, 2021) | ISAAA.org

Gene Drive Regulations to Evolve as the Technology Advances -Experts- Crop Biotech Update (July 28, 2021) | ISAAA.org
— Read on www.isaaa.org/kc/cropbiotechupdate/article/default.asp

Regulatory and Governance Considerations for Gene Drive Research- Crop Biotech Update (July 21, 2021) | ISAAA.org

Regulatory and Governance Considerations for Gene Drive Research- Crop Biotech Update (July 21, 2021) | ISAAA.org
— Read on www.isaaa.org/kc/cropbiotechupdate/article/default.asp