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China approves two new GMO crops for import: agriculture ministry

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has approved two new genetically modified (GMO) crops for import, the agriculture ministry said in a statement on its website, following two earlier approvals last month.

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UPDATE 1-China approves two new GMO crops for import - agri ministry

BEIJING, July 17 (Reuters) - China has approved two new genetically modified (GMO) crops for import, the agriculture ministry said in a statement on its website, following two earlier approvals last month.

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China approves two new GMO crops for import - agri ministry

BEIJING, July 17 (Reuters) - China has approved two new genetically modified crops for import, the agriculture ministry said in a statement uploaded on its website.

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China approves fewer GMO crop imports, hampering trade: U.S. industry group

BEIJING (Reuters) - China is approving fewer new biotech crops for import than before, hampering the launch of new products globally and hurting trade, an American industry group said on Tuesday.

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Commodity trader ED&F Man acquires UK pulses specialist Maviga

PARIS, Jan 4 (Reuters) - Agricultural commodity trading group ED&F Man has acquired Maviga Plc, a British firm specialising in pulses, as it targets rising demand for protein crops for use in food, the companies said on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-BASF says Engenia herbicide approved for use in the USA

* Product will be available for use on dicamba-tolerant soybean and cotton crops for the 2017 season in North America Source text - http://on.basf.com/2hZDGVv Further company coverage: (Gdynia Newsroom)

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Clean fuel from 'bionic leaf' could ease pressure on farmland: scientists

RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A new clean technology to turn sunlight into liquid fuel could drastically shrink the need for large plantations to grow crops for biofuels, while combating climate change, Harvard University researchers said on Thursday.

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Canadian farmers follow miners, stream crops for cash

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Canadian canola farmers are tapping an alternative form of financing more often used by cash-hungry miners, turning a small Saskatchewan company into one of the country's biggest suppliers of the oilseed.

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Africa must harvest rains to feed growing population - experts

STOCKHOLM, Aug 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Africa must harvest its rain to cope with droughts and irrigate crops for a "green revolution" to feed its growing population, experts told a global water conference in the Swedish capital.

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Mozambique agriculture plan could displace 100,000 farmers - activists

ROME, May 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Mozambique is mulling a plan to lease 240,000 hectares of prime farmland to investors to grow crops for export, threatening to displace more than 100,000 local residents, activists and academics said, citing a leaked document.

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RPT-INSIGHT-Modi bets on GM crops for India's second green revolution

NEW DELHI, Feb 22 (Reuters) - On a fenced plot not far from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home, a field of mustard is in full yellow bloom, representing his government's reversal of an effective ban on field trials of genetically modified (GM) food crops.

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Modi bets on GM crops for India's second green revolution

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - On a fenced plot not far from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home, a field of mustard is in full yellow bloom, representing his government's reversal of an effective ban on field trials of genetically modified (GM) food crops.

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INSIGHT-Modi bets on GM crops for India's second green revolution

NEW DELHI, Feb 22 (Reuters) - On a fenced plot not far from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home, a field of mustard is in full yellow bloom, representing his government's reversal of an effective ban on field trials of genetically modified (GM) food crops.

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France plans to cut reliance on soybean imports

PARIS, Dec 16 (Reuters) - France on Tuesday launched a plan to promote the cultivation of high protein crops for livestock, aimed at reducing its reliance on imports of mostly South American soybeans which it fears could eventually be diverted to meet a surge in Asian demand.

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Guatemala eyes alternative crop subsidies to dampen poppy allure

ANTIGUA, Guatemala (Reuters) - Guatemala is considering subsidizing alternative crops for poppy farmers in order to curb the production of narcotics and raise funds for social programs, a senior government official said on Tuesday.

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EU-backed project produces first algae crops for biofuel

LONDON, Aug 8 (Reuters) - A European Union-backed project to produce biofuels from algae moved a step forward on Thursday by producing its first crop of algae biomass at its site in southern Spain, the main company behind the scheme said on Thursday.