Foreign Agricultural Service Geneva

Invitation to a Panel Discussion: Benefits of Science-Based Agricultural Biotechnology Trade and Regulatory Regimes

You are cordially invited to attend a U.S. Mission sponsored seminar at the WTO headquarters in Geneva.

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All WIPO Members Should Be Able to Participate Equally in Lisbon Agreement Diplomatic Conference

This is about more than the legitimacy of the Lisbon Agreement itself. This issue has alarming implications for the future of WIPO as an organization.

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U.S. Joins Request for an Open Diplomatic Conference – WIPO / Lisbon Union Meeting

We would like to state for the record that we object to the closed, non-inclusive method of work being advocated by most of the Lisbon Members for this diplomatic conference.

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United States, South Korea Streamline Organic Trade

Pouches of Gerber organic baby food (AP Images

Organic processed products certified in the United States or the Republic of Korea can now be labeled as organic in either country, the U.S. government announced July 1.

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Wheat Breeder Named 2014 World Food Prize Laureate

Sanjaya Rajaram headshot

Indian-born Sanjaya Rajaram, who headed the wheat-breeding program at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center in Mexico for decades, has been named 2014 World Food Prize laureate.

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Can Agriculture Save the Planet, U.S. Official Asks

Workers transplant lettuce at a farm in New York.

Can Agriculture Save the Planet Before It Destroys It? by Jack Bobo 19 May 2014 This blog post by Jack Bobo originally appeared on the State Department website on May 17. Bobo serves as chief of biotechnology and textile trade policy and senior adviser for biotechnology in the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Economic and […]

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