NGT: The European Parliament’s Environment Committee follows suite: The vote cast on January 24 2024 gave 47 votes in favor of the proposed lighter regulations for certain categories of plants only, those known as NGT-1, against 31 votes in favor of maintaining the current regulations (Directive 2001/18) and 4 abstentions. For further information on the […]
An English updated edition of the French book “Enjeux Biotechnologiques. Des OGM à l’édition du génome” (2022) by Professor emeritus C.Regnault-Roger, member of the French Academy of Agriculture.
SpringerLink – Biotech Challenges
Invitation to participate at the international scientific conference “International Scientific Days 2024”, organized at the occasion of the 65th anniversary of the establishment of the Faculty of Economics and Management of the Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra and also at the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of agricultural research in “Czechoslovakia”. Topic of […]
The Union of European Academies (UEAA) is pivotal in fostering bilateral exchanges among various European academies. On September 26, 2023, in Vilnius, Lithuania, the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences and the Academy of Sciences of Albania formalized their collaborative partnership through a momentous agreement. This accord reflects their commitment to enhancing research capacities and promoting knowledge […]
5-9 September, Bucharest, Romania
October 04-06, 2023, Tbilisi, Georgia organized by the Georgian Academy of Agricultural Sciences
The French Academy of Agriculture (AAF) is an associated partner in the organization of the WAAP -EAAP -Interbull conference, which will take place in Lyon August 2023 (eaap2023.org/).
During the Steering Committee Meeting on March 17, 2023 we thanked our colleagues, former UEAA Presidents, Prof. Michel Thibier (France) and prof. Guram Aleksidze (Georgia) for their many years of contribution to the development of UEAA. The vote of thanks was delivered by the Vice President of UEAA prof. Ioan Jelev (Romania). The President of […]
The UEAA is involved directly and indirectly in an exchange between different academies. For example, the Academy of Sciences of Albania (ASA) participated in an official visit to Bucharest, invited by the Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences of Romania (AAFS).
Official visit of the Academy of sciences of Albania delegation in Bucharest on 25-28 october 2022
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).
A century of plant breeding in Lithuania. Past and Present.
Paris, March 16, 2022
Address1 by Mrs Anush Balian Vice-President of the National Academy of Agrarian Sciences of Ukraine.
Good afternoon, dear colleagues. We are very grateful for the opportunity you have given us to attend and speak at this event. Let me first say a few words about this terrible war in my country. The global media is full of horrible news about Ukraine. On 24 February, around 5 a.m., the Russian Federation […]
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.
Welcoming speech of the President of UEAA at the Steering Committee meeting on March 11, 2022, by Guram Aleksidze, Welcome dear colleagues. I would like first, in these difficult times in Ukraine, wish you all health and peace, which is so important today. I am glad that you are all well. Let me share […]
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.
COMMUNIQUE Following the UEAA Recommendations for an EU regulation frame concerning Genome Editing Research and Development for both Crop Plants and Farm Animals published by UEAA on 3 January 2022 and a letter from the President of UEAA to Commissioner Stella Kyriakides (DG Santé) on January 5, 2022, a meeting was organized between the team […]
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.
EC study on new genomic techniques
A letter to the Portuguese Minister of Foreign Afffairs providing some useful information about this study.
A letter from the Vice President of the EU Commission Maroš Šefčovič
Tbilisi, 4 May 2021 The UEAA welcomes the eagerly awaited note on the study of the E U Commission on New Genomic Techniques (N G T). https://ec.europa.eu/food/plant/gmo/modern_biotech/new-genomic-techniques_en In its UEAA Position Paper dated 5 November, it was concluded: “Noting that current regulations hinder public and private research from being applied to agriculture and the marketing […]
A message from the French Academy of Agriculture, 21.1.2021.
An interesting webinar on African Swine Fever is organized by both French Academies : Académie d’Agriculture de France and Académie Vétérinaire de France. Summary of this webinar is reported in the here below note. This webinar is now open for registrations: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_TV8Gbe6PR0yEImi-gCEV_w To get more information, click on the here below link: https://www.academie-agriculture.fr/actualites/academie/seance/academie/limpact-de-la-peste-porcine-africaine-sur-lelevage-porcin-dans Summary of […]
October 02-04, 2019, Tbilisi, Georgia
Conference announcement _ 2019 (PDF, 230 kB)
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.
As you can see it will be in English and it will be broadcasted on line. https://www.ksla.se/aktivitet/will-new-plant-breeding-techniques-have-a-future-in-the-eu/ https://www.ksla.se/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019-05-15-Invitation-to-New-plant-breeding-techniques.pdf
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”.
The role of plants in environmental conservation is a key message.
The goal of the Fascination of Plants Day is to get as many people as possible around the world fascinated by plants and enthused about the importance of plant science for agriculture, in sustainability producing food, as well as for horticulture, forestry, and all of the non-food products such as paper, timber, chemicals, energy, and […]
Part 2 – Steering Committee meeting
Brussels Report w Ph Hogan 6 10 17 (PDF, 2 MB)
Thoughts and Reflexion of the UEAA Steering Committee members – summaries from the delegations presented at the Committee meeting in Brussels (Belgium) 28 September 2017(PDF, 554 kB)
Slides from meeting: UEAA Czech Rep 2 20 9 17 UEAA Sept 2017 David Gardner French academy CAP proposals 18 9 17 UEAA Romania 26 9 17 UEAA_2 Sweden 19 9 17
Very interesting note on new techniques in agricultural biotechnology, have a look:
by Par Paul BRASSLEY,
Contexte : Cet article est le texte d’une intervention effectuée lors du Colloque de l’Union européenne des Académies d’agriculture UEAA (présidence française) « Science in agriculture: historical perspectives and prospective insights – Science en agriculture, perspectives historiques et prospective », Académie d’agriculture de France, Paris, 12 octobre 2016. Résumé : Vers 1850, les sciences agronomiques se sont […]
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.
email@example.com A reminder We remind you that at the last general meeting of October 11, 2016 in Paris, a new commission called “agricultural education” has been created. This commission will focus initially on technical agricultural education in order to produce a report on the various challenges that currently meet the farmers and particularly the young ones […]
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)
firstname.lastname@example.org At the general meeting of October 11, 2016 in Paris, it was officially recorded the establishment of a commission “agricultural education”. This commission will focus initially on technical agricultural education, and the medium term objective, would be to produce a report on the various challenges that currently meet the farmers and particularly the young […]