Stay updated on the latest developments in plant science policy and EPSO activities!
TempAg: a new international research network to facilitate cross-country collaboration on sustainable agriculture in the world’s temperate regions. The foresight workshop 5-7.10.2016 identified emerging priorities and research challenges for policy & industry (blog posts by Global Food Security and GPC)
European research and innovation for Food and Nutrition Security (FNS) – FOOD 2030 Conference background document, 13.10.2016, comprising the FNS priorities NUTRITION for sustainable and healthy diets, CLIMATE smart and environmentally sustainable food systems, CIRCULARITY and resource efficiency of food systems, and INNOVATION and empowerment of communities. More on Food 2030 policy. See EPSO submission towards Food 2030 initiative here.
Fact sheets on New Breeding Technologies, including: Site-Directed Nucleases (e.g. genome editing), Oligonucleotide-Directed Mutagenesis, RNA-directed DNA-Methylation, Cisgenesis, Grafting using GM plants, Reverse breeding, and Agroinfiltration.