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Dr. Stan Benda (PhD - Law) Barrister & Solicitor / Adjunct Professor / Certified Licensing Professional / Trade-mark Agent
Ph.D. in law regarding the labeling of genetically engineered crops. Canadian legal delegate to negotiations under the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources, and the legal advisor to Agriculture Canada regardin...
Canadian Federation of Agriculture
Founded in 1935 to provide Canada's farmers with a single voice in Ottawa, the Canadian Federation of Agriculture is the country's largest farmers' organization. Its members include provincial general farm organizations ...
The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of 27 member states, located primarily in Europe. It was established by the Treaty of Maastricht on 1 November 1993 upon the foundations of the pre-existing Euro...
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Serving both developed and developing countries, FAO acts as a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to n...
Inter-American Development Bank
The IDB provides solutions to development challenges in 26 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, partnering with governments, companies and civil society organizations.
The IDB lends money and provides grants. I...
GE-contaminated flax seed raises concerns for Canadian organic sector
Organic Trade Association
GE-contaminated flax seed raises concerns for Canadian organic sector. The Organic Trade Association (OTA) in Canada has called the recent discovery of contaminated flax seed in Europe â#ounacceptable...
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Sierra Leone: local resistance grows as investors snap up land
Farmers and activists more transparent about large-scale land deals with foreign firms and t
Provost, Clare; McClanahan, Paige
Ten years after the end of civil war in Sierra Leone, the government is taking great pains to attract large-scale agribusiness investments, which it says will help boost exports and employment opportu...
Farming policy issues and activities of the National Farmers Union.
Government Ministries & Agencies
Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture
Saskatchewan Agriculture, Food and Rural Revitalization (SAFRR) promotes the growth of an agricultur...
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
The Department is responsible for federal policies, programs and regulations related to agriculture ...
Canadian Grain Commission
The Canadian Grain Commission is the federal agency which regulates grain handling in Canada and set...
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