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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 European Econo...
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 negotiate a...
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. It also off...
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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Connexions Library: Agriculture and Farming Focus
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on farming and agriculture.
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...
There's Nothing Parochial About the Issue of GMO Food Labeling
Independent Science News
A criticism of the notion that the issue of labelling GMO foods is too narrow in focus, detailing the complexities of the issue and arguing for the broader importance of labelling.
Altered Genes, Twisted Truth
How the Venture to Genetically Engineer Our Food Has Subverted Science, Corrupted Government, and Systematically Deceived the Public
Drucker, Steven M.
Drucker elucidates the scientific facts about genetically engineered foods that the PR myths have been obscuring.
Government Ministries & Agencies
Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture
Saskatchewan Agriculture, Food and Rural Revitalization (SAFRR) promotes the growth of an agriculture and food sector that embraces change to meet the challenges and opportunities of global competitio...
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
The Department is responsible for federal policies, programs and regulations related to agriculture and food. Its mandate is to promote the growth and profitability of the agriculture and food sector ...
Canadian Grain Commission
The Canadian Grain Commission is the federal agency which regulates grain handling in Canada and sets grain quality standards. It inspects grain, licenses grain companies, operates a research laborato...
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