Category «Noticias»

European Patent Office again grants patent on melons

European Patent Office again grants patent on melons One single mutation is sufficient to patent a whole vegetable garden 7 March 2018 / The European Patent Office (EPO) is still granting controversial patents on seeds. In January 2018, the EPO granted a patent on melons with increased resistance to downy mildew (EP 2455475). This patent …

The future of food and agriculture.

The future of food and agriculture. Trends and challenges The purpose of this report is to increase understanding of the nature of the challenges that agriculture and food systems are facing now and will face into the 21st century. Its analysis of 15 global trends provides insights into what is at stake and what needs …

proyecto BiodiverSEEDy

proyecto BiodiverSEEDy

BiodiverSEEDy es un proyecto de investigación transdisciplinar sobre la práctica bio-social de la conservación de biodiversidad agrícola. Se está trabajando con cultivos de maíz por parte de comunidades indígenas mexicanas y bancos de semillas regionales e internacionales, incluyendo el Svalbard Global Seed Vault. El proyecto lo desarrolla y financia GenØk – Centre for Biosafety, fundado …