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It’s Elementary: Data shows that free trade improves our quality of life

If Sherlock Holmes were to share an insight, you’d pay attention, right? That’s what I would do. Dr. Watson, the famous detective’s longtime assistant, would listen up as well. “I have not lived for years with Sherlock Holmes for nothing,” he says in one of the classic stories by Arthur Conan Doyle. So let me […]

EU-US trade agreement and its impact on environment : eu flag and US flag

It’s Elementary: Data shows that free trade improves our quality of life

If Sherlock Holmes were to share an insight, you’d pay attention, right? That’s what I would do. Dr. Watson, the famous detective’s longtime assistant, would listen up as well. “I have not lived for years with Sherlock Holmes for nothing,” he says in one of the classic stories by Arthur Conan Doyle. So let me […]

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Kenya’s Main Obstacle to Food Security is Ignorance

As Africa falls behind the rest of the world on agricultural technology, Kenya is falling behind the rest of Africa, warned a group of scientists in Nairobi this summer. “Other East African countries are proceeding at full speed to commercialize a number of [genetically modified] crops while Kenya’s progress has stalled,” said Margaret Karembu, an […]

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Agricultural Exporters Talk Fundaments for TPP

Negotiators for the twelve countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement have taken a break after meeting in Guam for almost two weeks in late May. They are awaiting the U.S. Congress passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) to accept or reject a final agreement without amendments, and for Japan to make a final […]

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Why everyone who is sure about a food philosophy is wrong

Source – The Washington Post By Tamar Haspel Date – 26 July 2015 Website – www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/food There’s an unbreachable divide between advocates of modern conventional agriculture and, essentially, everyone else, from the mainstream (organic, local, anti-GMO) to the less-so (biodynamics, permaculture, agroforestry). The parties are entrenched, the tone is partisan. But I think we ought […]

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