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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).


Session of the Academy of Agriculture of France with the National Academy of Agrarian Sciences of Ukraine
Paris, March 16, 2022 Address1 by Mrs Anush Balian Vice-President of the National Academy of Agrarian Sciences of Ukraine.


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.


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.


The EC study on new genomic techniques
The eagerly awaited document : On 29 April 2021, the European Commission published a study regarding the status of New Genomic Techniques (NGT) under Union law.​


The Vice President of the EU Commission Maroš Šefčovič’s letter
A letter to the Portuguese Minister of Foreign Afffairs providing some useful information about this study.








15 th May 2019 – Will new plant breeding techniques have a future in the EU?
Here is some information about a seminar at the Swedish Academy for Agriculture that I think might interest you. It is about plant breeding and the new techniques and their future in the EU. It is on 15 May.


UNASA – opening of the 2019 Academic Year
On 31 Of May at the Accademia dei Concordi- ROVIGO Italy will take place the Open Cerimony of the Italian Union of Academies devoted to Agriculture, Food and Environments (UNASA). Professor Dario Casati -University of Milan, will give the lectio Magistralis "New technologies for agriculture: the role of innovation".


Fascination of Plants Day – May 18th 2019
The role of plants in environmental conservation is a key message.












Most interesting book from the World Organisation of Animal Health (OIE), just released : “Poor livestock producers, the environment and the paradoxes of development policies” by Dr J P Pradère
A superb book (102 pages, 117 references, 11 chapters, numerous tables,  figures and inserts in multicolors). Brilliant from the beginning to the end. Anyone having links with rural developments and livestock should at least read the most stimulating conclusion " The paradoxes of development policies and the consequences of the marginalisation of poor farmers". The OIE should be complemented to have supported such a study and report and congratulations to the author : great job". MT.




News from the Académie d’Agriculture de France : our colleague observer at the UEAA steering committee, Dr Agnes Ricroch, is appointed as Secretary of Life Sciences Section of the French Academy of Agriculture.
Creation of a new commission: “agricultural education” (see report of the General Assembly and of the Steering Committee reports Paris, 11-12 October 2016) A note from the Chairperson of this Electronic Working Group – J P Bastié (France)