AgBiotech Reporter

AgBiotech Reporter offers international coverage of news in the field of agricultural biotechnology.

http://www.bioreporter.com/

 

Agriculture & Biotechnology Strategies

Agriculture & Biotechnology Strategies Inc. (AGBIOS) is dedicated to providing consulting expertise to the agricultural biotechnology industry, government departments and agencies, non-governmental organizations, and producer groups and associations.

http://www.agbios.com/default.asp

 

Agricultural Groups Concerned About Resources and the Environment

The organization provides science and research-based information and policy initiatives on pesticide use, crop biotechnology developments, nutrient management and other related environmental issues.

http://www.agcare.org/                           

 

Biogene

Biogene.org offers this site as a clearinghouse for information about production without genetic manipulation (GM) - with special focus on alternatives to GM. Information is also provided about biotechnology and genetic engineering. You can find projects about these themes, files for download, laws and regulations, and many links to make possible a network.

http://www.biogene.org/

                                                                                                                       

Center for Global Food Issues

The Center for Global Food Issues conducts research and analysis of agriculture and the environmental concerns surrounding food and fiber production. The Center uses its worldwide overview of food and farming to assess policies, improve farmers' understanding of the new globalized farm economy, and heighten awareness of the environmental impacts of various farming systems and food policies.

http://www.cgfi.com/index.htm

 

CGIAR
The CGIAR (Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research) aims to contribute to food security and poverty eradication in developing countries through research, partnerships, capacity building, and policy support, promoting sustainable agricultural development based on the environmentally sound management of natural resources.

http://www.cgiar.org/

 

CropBiotech Net 

Crop Biotech Net is the home of the Global Knowledge Center on Crop Biotechnology (KC), an information service that provides regular updates and information about the global status of crop biotechnology, products and issues, regular news, communication materials, and links to other information sources.

http://www.isaaa.org/kc/

 

CropLife America

CropLife America fosters the interests of the general public and CropLife America member companies by promoting innovation and the environmentally sound manufacture, distribution and use of crop protection and production technologies for safe, high-quality, affordable and abundant food, fiber and other crops.

http://www.croplifeamerica.org/

 

divine Rival Eye
This site lists a large amount of links to webpages concerned with genetically modified foods. Editorials, articles, journals, news sources and stakeholders are included.

http://special.northernlight.com/gmfoods/

 

FoodAidManagement
Food Aid Management aims to
promote the efficient and effective use of food aid resources to help alleviate hunger and contribute to food security.

http://www.foodaidmanagement.org/

 

Food First

Food First is a progressive think tank and education-for-action center. Their work highlights root causes and value-based solutions to hunger and poverty around the world, with a commitment to establishing food as a fundamental human right. Food First produces books, reports, articles, films, electronic media, and curricula, plus interviews, lectures, workshops and academic courses for the public, policy makers, activists, the media, students, educators and researchers.

http://www.foodfirst.org/

 

Food Safety Network

The Food Safety Network at the University of Guelph provides research, commentary, policy evaluation and public information on food safety issues from farm-to-fork.

http://www.foodsafetynetwork.ca/

 

Genetically Engineered Food Alert Campaign Center
GE Food Alert is a coalition of seven organizations united in their commitment to testing and labeling genetically engineered food. The site contains resources, links and listings of events and headlines.

http://www.gefoodalert.org/

 

Global Potato News

This site, sponsored by Syngenta, provides all possible (recent) information on potato markets, patents, statistics and events. Articles are displayed in their original languages, so you may find articles in German, Dutch or Danish.

http://www.potatonews.com/

 

GRAIN
Genetic Resources Action International is an international non-governmental organization which promotes the sustainable management and use of agricultural biodiversity based on people’s control over genetic resources and local knowledge. GRAIN reports and magazines can be read online.

http://www.grain.org/

 

IFPRI
The International Food Policy Research Institute identifies and analyses policies for sustainably meeting the food needs of the developing world.

http://www.ifpri.cgiar.org/

 

ILEIA

ILEIA is a Centre for Information on Low External Input Sustainable Agriculture. This website has an open discussion forum, many links to agriculture related sites and background information on important themes.

http://www.ileia.org/

 

InfoAgrar

InfoAgrar is the agricultural information and documentation service of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. Its aim is to facilitate access to relevant information, based on the needs of professionals dealing with agricultural issues in international development cooperation.

http://www.infoagrar.ch/

 

Information Systems for Biotechnology
Here you will find documents and searchable databases pertaining to the development, testing and regulatory review of genetically modified plants, animals and micro-organisms within the US and abroad

http://www.isb.vt.edu/

 

International Center for Tropical Agriculture

The CIAT conducts socially and environmentally progressive research aimed at reducing hunger and poverty and preserving natural resources in developing countries.

http://www.ciat.cgiar.org/

 

International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications

The International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA) is a not-for-profit organization that delivers the benefits of new agricultural biotechnologies to the poor in developing countries.  It aims to share these powerful technologies to those who stand to benefit from them and at the same time establish an enabling environment for their safe use.

http://www.isaaa.org/

 

Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences

This educational website was developed to help people understand the issues of science surrounding biotechnology. Penn State faculty and county-based educators share scientific information to help consumers, farmers and interested citizens make informed decisions on the issue.

http://biotech.cas.psu.edu/

 

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program

SARE works to increase knowledge about - and help farmers and ranchers adopt - practices that are economically viable, environmentally sound and socially responsible.

http://www.sare.org/

 

Swiss Node

Swiss Node provides the actors in the field of agricultural research for development with up-to-date information, mainly focused on Switzerland, and it offers them webpublishing services to present their work on the internet.

http://www.sfiar.infoagrar.ch/index.htm

 

Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU
This organization is dedicated to advancing agricultural and rural development in African, Caribbean and Pacific countries by promoting the transfer, exchange and utilization of information.

http://www.agricta.org/index.htm

 

United Kingdom Agricultural Biodiversity Coalition

UKabc is an activity of the UK Food Group: Bringing together Public Interest UK organisations concerned with Sustainable Use, Conservation, Benefit Sharing, Trade, Patents, Intellectual Property, Biopiracy, Biotechnology, Genetic Engineering, Biosafety and other issues related to the Equitable Use of Agricultural Biodiversity for Local Food and Livelihood Security

http://www.ukabc.org/