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Female #FoodHeroes: Catherine Feuillet

Catherine Feuillet As Chief Scientific Officer Catherine leads the science organisation at startup Inari Agriculture, which comprises about 60 scientists from various backgrounds (genetics, genomics, data science, physics, physiology, medical research, and so forth).    What does Inari do? We conduct research projects that build on the convergence of revolutions in genomics, genome editing, and […]

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Webpage Feb 20, 2019

Female #FoodHeroes: Camilla Corsi

Camilla Corsi Camilla is the Head of Crop Protection Research at Syngenta in Basel, Switzerland.    What do you do? I’m responsible for the invention of novel chemicals and biological pest controls for biotic and abiotic stress management. This is the stress that plants undergo as a result of damage from living organisms – such […]

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Webpage Feb 19, 2019

Female #FoodHeroes: Graciela Leguizamon

Graciela Leguizamon Graciela is the Director of the Quimili Experimental Station of The National Institute of Agricultural Technology (INTA), in the North East of Santiago del Estero, Argentina. The station serves to improve the competitiveness of agricultural systems within a framework of environmental, economic and social sustainability. It also carries out research on topics including […]

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Webpage Feb 18, 2019

Female #FoodHeroes: Ruramiso Mashumba

Ruramiso Mashumba Ruramiso is a commercial farmer in Zimbabwe.  What do you do? I am proud to be called a commercial farmer as well as founder of Mnandi Africa, an organization that looks at reducing poverty and malnutrition in rural homesteads using agriculture as a tool. On my farm I grow commercial and seed maize, […]

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Webpage Feb 15, 2019

Female #FoodHeroes: Doris Mold

Doris Mold Doris is a farmer and the Past President of American Agri-Women in the Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area, USA.    Why do you love your jobs? Agriculture is life, and my life is agriculture. I love being active and involved. I love how interconnected everything I work on is. I love meeting people from all […]

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Webpage Feb 14, 2019

Female #FoodHeroes: Barbara Bray

Barbara Bray Barbara is a Food Safety and Nutrition consultant at her own company Alo Solutions Ltd in Manchester, UK.   What do you do? I work with a range of fresh produce growers and food manufacturing companies to implement systems that keep them compliant with food safety standards. On the nutrition side, I work […]

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Webpage Feb 13, 2019

Female #FoodHeroes: Georgina Gutierrez-Rodriguez

Georgina Gutierrez-Rodriguez Georgina is a farm manager in Hidalgo, Mexico.   What do you do? I am a fifth generation dairy farmer, my family farm is in the central region of Mexico (Hidalgo state). We currently milk 460 cows and have 340 calves and heifers along with 120 bull calves on a feedlot. The farm […]

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Webpage Feb 12, 2019

Final GIC Submission on Synthetic Biology – February 2019

The Global Industry Coalition (GIC) is pleased to make the following submission of information on synthetic biology in response to the request of the Executive Secretary for “information and supporting documentation” on four topics from decision XIV/19 of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). In this submission, the GIC provides an in-depth analysis of the four topics (A – D) listed in the decision and notification SCBD/CP/DC/MA/MW/87791. This submission is supported by recent peer-reviewed publications and information from relevant sources as noted.

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Plant Biotechnology Document Feb 11, 2019

Female #FoodHeroes: Aimee Hood

Aimee Hood Aimee is the Regulatory Science Communications Lead at Bayer CropScience in Saint Louis, United States.   What do you do? I lead a team that works to help others understand agriculture and new innovations used in modern agriculture like GMOs, pesticides, microbials, and gene editing. I am proud to be a Bayer employee […]

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Webpage Feb 11, 2019

Your Female #FoodHeroes

We all know that without farmers, there would be no food. But not everyone is aware of the role plant scientists play in helping those farmers feed the world. In fact, we think it’s one of the greatest double acts on the planet! Click on the images below to hear from your Food Heroes.

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Webpage Feb 11, 2019

Stewardship Guidelines on Seed Treatment & Handling of Treated Seed

These guidelines have been developed for users of seed applied products, farmers, trainers and other agricultural workers using treated seed.

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Crop Protection Guidance Jan 31, 2019

Stewardship Guidelines on Seed Treatment & Handling of Treated Seed

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Webpage Jan 31, 2019

Resolutions for Sustainable Farming

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Global Issues Infographic Jan 29, 2019

Best Reports From the Past 12 Months

As 2019 gets underway, we want to make sure that you’re equipped with the most up to date information on plant science in sustainable agriculture. So we have created a list of the most influential reports published over the last 12 months. Take a look to make sure you didn’t miss any! A Special Report […]

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Global Issues Document Jan 29, 2019

Top 10 Foodie Accounts to Follow

Food is at the heart of what we do, follow our top ten  twitter accounts to hear what these foodies have to say: Dave Chang Follow chef @davidchang, founder of Momofuku — group of restaurants in the US. Carla Hall Follow @carlahall, co-host on “The Chew,”a popular lifestyle series.  She has competed on multiple cooking shows and believes […]

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Global Issues Infographic Jan 29, 2019