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New Genomic Techniques (NGT): issues and agri-food sovereignty

In Institute Sapiens Report, 2022 by Professor C Regnault-Roger

A message from the French Academy of Agriculture
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23 11 22

Short report from UEAA General Assembly 2022

Newsletter #8
Nitra, 29 October 2022

A position paper from UEAA in response to the Ukrainian Academy of Agrarian Sciences call for support referring to the planned transfer of lands of the Academy’s research farms into private hands

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22 10 22

Professor Elena Horska has been elected as the President of UEAA on 6 October 2022 in Bratislava (Slovak Republic).
Congratulations and good luck for her two-years Presidency.

08 10 22

International Scientific Symposium under Patronage of The Union of European Academies For Science Applied To Agriculture, Food And Nature (UEAA) and the Slovak Academy of Agricultural Sciences (SAPV), 6 -7 October 2022, Bratislava –Nitra – Slovak Republic

Sustainable, resilient and fair food sytems in the EU and globally

The scientific symposium reflects a current vision of the EU Green Deal and the Farm to Fork Strategy to build a fair, healthy and environmentally friendly food system in light of rising food prices and input costs, geopolitical crisis and deficiencies revealed by the developing global problems of the world.
The symposium is a part of series of events co-organized by the Slovak Academy of the Agricultural Sciences at the occasion of hosting President UEAA in office during 2022 – 2024.
UEAA symposium, call for papers
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25 07 22

What will fuel the farm vehicles of the future ? – Vision and Insight. A note from the Royal Agricultural Society of England

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22 07 22

New Plant Genomic Techniques (NGT) : an ongoing public consultation to modify European regulation
In European Scientist, 2022 by Professor C Regnault-Roger

A message from the French Academy of Agriculture
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21 07 22

COMMUNIQUE: The UEAA has participated to the E U Commission Public consultation “on plants produced by certain new genomic techniques”

The Union of European Academies for Science Applied to Agriculture, Food and Nature (UEAA) welcomes the progress of the European Commission in evaluating the New Genomic Techniques (NGTs). The UEAA has submitted its response to the questionnaire of this Public Consultation “on plants produced by certain new genomic techniques” giving its views on the way these plants products should be regulated (7 July 2022).
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Click here to find the Substantial excerpt from the UEAA contribution to the Public consultation for the EU Commission on “plants produced by certain new genomic techniques”
12 07 22

International Scientific Conference with European Scientists organized by the Union of European Academies for Science Applied to Agriculture, Food and Nature (UEAA), and Georgian Academy of Agricultural Sciences (GAAS) (27-28 May, 2022, Tbilisi, Georgia)

On May 27-28, 2022, Georgian Academy of Agricultural Sciences hosted an international scientific conference on “Agricultural Mechanization and Technology in Europe and Perspectives”. Conference organizers were: Union of European Academies for Science Applied to Agriculture, Food and Nature (UEAA), and Georgian Academy of Agricultural Sciences (GAAS).
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04 06 2022

A century of plant breeding in Lithuania. Past and Present.

The International Conference on TRADITIONAL AND NOVEL TASKS FOR PLANT BREEDING, dedicated to the 100th-anniversary of PLANT BREEDING (1922–2022) will be held on June 8-9, 2022, at the Institute of Agriculture of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences (Akademija, Kėdainiai distr., Lithuania https://www.lammc.lt/lt ).
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26 04 2022

Session of the Academy of Agriculture of France with the National Academy of Agrarian Sciences (NAAS) of Ukraine

Paris, March 16, 2022

Address by Mrs Anush Balian Vice-President of the National Academy of Agrarian Sciences (NAAS) of Ukraine
Click here to find the link to the Vice-President’s speech of the National Academy of Agrarian Sciences of Ukraine.
07 04 2022

   Full support to our Academician colleagues of Ukraine

The President of UEAA and all colleagues from the Steering Committee wish to express to our colleagues, scientists and members of the Ukrainian Academy of Agrarian Sciences our full support during this so bad situation of the invasion of their country by the Russian invaders.
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24 03 2022

A note from the Accademia dei Georgofili and the Italian Academy of Forestry Sciences (Italy) : FOREST FIRES: NEW PARADIGMS BETWEEN PREVENTION, MANAGEMENT AND RECOVERY

This note reports on a meeting between these two Italian Academies of which the aim was to explore the possibility of a change in approach, moving from a purely reactive approach to a proactive one, in which prevention occupies a prominent place and can usefully act to reduce the likelihood of extreme fires occurring.
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11 03 2022

COMMUNIQUE – UEAA meets with the Innovation/ Biotechnology bureau of the EU Commission Directorate General for Health and Food Safety (DG Santé)

The aim of the meeting was to explain and comment on the UEAA Recommendations for an EU regulation frame concerning Genome Editing Research and Development for Crop Plants and Farm Animals and hear the feedback from the relevant EU bureau.
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1 3 2022

THE UEAA Recommendations for an EU regulation frame concerning Genome Editing Research and Development for Crop Plants and Farm Animals

The UEAA urges the Commission to review and adjust the European regulation in its current draft and take into account both Crop Plant production and Farm Animal production, particularly for the latter in the context of devastating panzootic animal diseases, so as to facilitate critical research in the European Union on Gene Editing. UEAA has elaborated some Recommendations here below and addressed to the EU Commissioner of Health and Food safety.
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3 1 2022



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