SULA NYC will present at the 1st International Congress of Green Biotechnology.

‘Biotechnology for Sustainable Agriculture;, November 1-3, IBN ZOHR University, Polydisciplinary Faculty of Taroudant, Morocco

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Sources on agriculture. Some websites we found of specific interest. And of course: WHO/The World Bank/OECD/FAO….

Research

www.cabi.org CABI (Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International) is an international not-for-profit organization that improves people’s lives worldwide by providing information and applying scientific expertise to solve problems in agriculture and the environment.

www.sciencemag.org “Today, Science continues to publish the very best in research across the sciences, with articles that consistently rank among the most cited in the world. A trailblazer in online publishing as well, the Science family of publications has grown to include online journals Science Translational Medicine, Science Signaling, Science Immunology, Science Robotics and the open access journal Science Advances.”

www.ifpri.org “The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) provides research-based policy solutions to sustainably reduce poverty and end hunger and malnutrition in developing countries. Established in 1975, more than 600 employees work in over 50 countries. It is a research center of CGIAR, a worldwide partnership engaged in agricultural research for development. IFPRI’s vision is a world free of hunger and malnutrition. Its mission is to provide research-based policy solutions that sustainably reduce poverty and end hunger and malnutrition.”

www.wur.nl To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life’. The strength of Wageningen University & Research lies in its ability to join the forces of specialised research institutes and the university. It also lies in the combined efforts of the various fields of natural and social sciences. This union of expertise leads to scientific breakthroughs that can quickly be put into practice and be incorporated into education. This is the Wageningen Approach.”

www.ifas.ufl.edu The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is a federal-state-county partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and the life sciences, and enhancing and sustaining the quality of human life by making that information accessible.”

www.soils.org “Progressive international scientific society that fosters the transfer of knowledge and practices to sustain global soils. The Society provides information about soils in relation to crop production, environmental quality, ecosystem sustainability, bioremediation, waste management, recycling, and wise land use.”

www.niehs.nih.gov The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences is expanding and accelerating its contributions to scientific knowledge of human health and the environment, and to the health and well-being of people everywhere.”

www.greenfacts.org “Bring the factual content of complex scientific consensus reports on health and the environment to the reach of non-specialists by publishing clear, faithful summaries of existing scientific reports on environmental and health topics: the GreenFacts Digests and the GreenFacts Co- Publications. These are peer reviewed under the control of an independent Scientific Committee.

www.ggsc.berkeley.edu “The Greater Good Science Center studies the psychology, sociology, and neuroscience of well-being and teaches skills that foster a thriving, resilient, and compassionate society.”

www.jba.or.jp “non-profit organization for sound development in bioscience-related industries,dedicated to solving problems on a global scale through advances in bioscience. JBA is contributing to society in various areas from the development of advanced technology to the development of industry.

www.healthdata.org independent population health research center at UW Medicine, part of the University of Washington, that provides rigorous and comparable measurement of the world’s most important health problems and evaluates the strategies used to address them. IHME makes this information freely available so that policymakers have the evidence they need to make informed decisions about how to allocate resources to best improve population health.

www//hortintl.cals.ncsu.edu/agribusiness  “Horticulture International is the next step of this project that started in 2010 called AgriFoodGateway. We will continue our mission of transferring knowledge and disseminating applied technology to farmers, extension agents, and agriculture professionals worldwide.”

www.amis-outlook.org The Agricultural Market Information System (AMIS) is an inter-agency platform to enhance food market transparency and policy response for food security. Bringing together the principal trading countries of agricultural commodities, AMIS assesses global food supplies (focusing on wheat, maize, rice and soybeans) and provides a platform to coordinate policy action.”

Information, news

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www.gro-intelligence.com “Gro Intelligence bridges the data gaps across the global agriculture sector, empowers decision makers, and creates a more connected, efficient, and productive global food industry.”

www.bio.org “BIO is the world’s largest trade association representing biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations. BIO produces the BIO International Convention, the world’s largest gathering of the biotechnology industry, along with industry-leading investor and partnering meetings held around the world. BIOtechNOW is BIO’s blog chronicling “innovations transforming our world.”

www.naturalproductsinsider.com “is the leading information source for marketers, manufacturers and formulators of dietary supplements, healthy foods and cosmeceuticals. Since 1997, INSIDER has been serving the needs of the global nutrition industry. INSIDER boasts the largest magazine and web audience in the industry delivering news, analysis and features to executives involved in the expanding market of global nutrition.”

www.agricultureandfoodsecurity.com “peer-reviewed open access journal that addresses the challenge of global food security. It publishes articles within the field of food security research, with a particular focus on research that may inform more sustainable agriculture and food systems that better address local, regional, national and/or global food and nutritional insecurity.”

www.onegreenplanet.org “One Green Planet is a platform for the growing compassionate and eco-conscious generation.Our goal is to help create a world where we eat delicious food and use amazing products that provide us with maximum benefit and have minimum impact on the planet. 6 million monthly unique visitors, largest independent publishing platform focused on sustainable food, animal welfare issues, environmental protection, and cruelty-free/green living. The biggest vegan/plant-based food + recipe site.”

www.specialtyfoodnews.com “The Specialty Food Association shapes the future of food.” The mission of the Specialty Food Association is to champion, nurture and connect members to deliver innovative products and expand consumption of specialty foods.

www.asbcouncil.org “Established in 2009, the American Sustainable Business Council is a network of businesses and business associations that have committed themselves to the triple bottom line of People, Planet, and Profit.  ASBC members believe that sustainable business is good business, and a sustainable economy is a prosperous and resilient one. The Council works for policy change to support this vision.”

www.noble.org “AGRICULTURE FACES GREAT CHALLENGES. WE’RE HERE TO PROVIDE SOLUTIONS. We are scientists, consultants, collaborators, plant breeders, greenhouse assistants, agricultural economists, forage agronomists, beef producers, soils and crops specialists, wildlife biologists, biochemists, mycologists, genomicists, community members, teachers, lifelong learners.

www.compete.org “In a time of ever accelerating technological change and business transformation, the Council on Competitiveness shapes policies and runs programs to jump-start productivity and grow America’s economy. The Council’s membership is diverse and nonpartisan, representing the major sectors of the economy – CEOs, university presidents, labor leaders and national lab directors.”

www.omri.org “The Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) is an international nonprofit organization that determines which input products are allowed for use in organic production and processing. OMRI Listed® products are allowed for use in certified organic operations under the USDA National Organic Program. (+ Canada).”

www.greenchemistryandcommerce.org The Green Chemistry & Commerce Council (GC3) is a multi-stakeholder collaborative that drives the commercial adoption of green chemistry by catalyzing and guiding action across all industries, sectors and supply chains.”

www.foodchainid.com “FoodChain ID assists food, feed, and agricultural companies through certification and technical and testing services and solutions. We provide the knowledge, technologies and tools necessary to meet the growing demand for higher levels of transparency, accountability, safety and sustainability.”

www.nature.com “publishing platforms”

www.infoagro.com

https://agfundernews.com

www.greenbiz.com

Causes, Remedies

www.cgiar.org “Towards a world free of poverty, hunger and environmental degradation, CGIAR is the world’s largest global agricultural innovation network.”

www.edf.org “We’re one of the world’s largest environmental organizations, with more than two million members and a staff of 700 scientists, economists, policy experts, and other professionals around the world.We believe prosperity and environmental stewardship must go hand in hand. We’re optimists, because we have seen our ideas make a huge difference. And we build strong partnerships across interests to ensure lasting success.”

www.wri.org WRI is a global research organization that spans more than 50 countries. Our more than 700 staff work closely with leaders to turn big ideas into action to sustain our natural resources—the foundation of economic opportunity and human well-being. Our work focuses on six critical issues at the intersection of environment and development: climate, energy, food, forests, water, and cities and transport.”

www.nrdc.org NRDC works to safeguard the earth—its people, its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.  We combine the power of more than three million members and online activists with the expertise of some 500 scientists, lawyers, and policy advocates across the globe to ensure the rights of all people to the air, the water, and the wild.”

www.thealchemistskitchen.com The Alchemist’s Kitchen celebrates the power of plants for conscious living and transformation, bringing you the finest whole plant remedies, botanical medicines and beauty products from around the world. We love nature, are passionate about wellness, and are excited to share stories of artisanship, ancient healing practices and the science behind them through our online content and program of seasonal events.”

www.livekindly.co “To live kindly means to live in a way which shows appreciation to our humanity, our home and those who share it with us. Inspired by the notion that Mother Nature’s intricate design is arguably flawless, the LK community have come together to build a home for informative and thought-provoking content, focusing on sustainable and compassionate living..

www.plantpurenation.com With a goal of helping more people in the mainstream to experience the benefits of a whole food, plant-based lifestyle, PlantPure launched a line of products and services promoting the whole food, plant-based (WFPB) lifestyle in 2016.  PlantPure is pursuing a larger social mission of helping to lead a grassroots movement.”

www.foodtank.com “We’re building a global community for safe, healthy, nourished eaters. We aim to educate, inspire, advocate, and create change. We spotlight and support environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable ways of alleviating hunger, obesity, and poverty and create networks of people, organizations, and content to push for food system change.“

www.earthday.org “Building the world’s largest environmental movement’
Earth Day Network’s mission is to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide. Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network is the world’s largest recruiter to the environmental movement, working with more than 50,000 partners in nearly 192 countries to build environmental democracy.”

www.nutritionfacts.org “is a strictly non-commercial, science-based public service provided by Dr. Michael Greger, providing free updates on the latest in nutrition research via bite-sized videos. There are more than a thousand videos on nearly every aspect of healthy eating, with new videos and articles uploaded every day.NutritionFacts.org is a proud member of the True Health Initiative, a global voice for lifestyle as medicine.”

www.ifad.org “At the International Fund for Agricultural Development we invest in rural people, empowering them to increase their food security, improve the nutrition of their families and increase their incomes. IFAD is an international financial institution and specialized United Nations agency based in Rome.”

www.simmyt.org “CIMMYT works throughout the developing world to improve livelihoods and foster more productive, sustainable maize and wheat farming.
Through collaborative research, partnerships, and training, the center helps to build and strengthen a new generation of national agricultural research and extension services in maize- and wheat-growing nations. Member of the CGIAR System composed of 15 agricultural research centers.”

www.ciat.cgiar.org Reduce hunger & poverty, and improve human nutrition in the tropics through research aimed at increasing the eco-efficiency of agriculture.”

www.ideaconnection.com “Our passion is to give our clients access to brilliant, timely, affordable solutions that enhance their ability to deliver amazing improvements for mankind. IdeaConnection has achieved a best-in-class solve rate for problems ranging from food science, chemistry, engineering, biology, game theory, crop science, packaging, big data, consumer products and much more.”

www.pureearth.org Pure Earth is an international non-profit organization dedicated to solving pollution problems in low- and middle-income countries, where human health is at risk.Pure Earth works closely with national stakeholders from communities, industry and governments, and coordinates with key organizations.”

www.isaaa.org ISAAA is a not-for-profit international organization that shares the benefits of crop biotechnology to various stakeholders, particularly resource-poor farmers in developing countries, through knowledge sharing initiatives and the transfer and delivery of proprietary biotechnology applications.”

www.cspinet.org “The Center for Science in the Public Interest provides advice and advocacy toward a healthier US food system. We publish Nutrition Action Healthletter and NutritionAction.com and lead action across the country on nutrition, food safety, and health.

www.gfi.org “The good Food Institute works with scientists, investors, and entrepreneurs to make groundbreaking good food a reality. We focus on clean meat and plant-based alternatives to animal products—foods that are more delicious, safer to eat, and better for the planet than their outdated counterparts.”

www.plantbasedfoods.org To promote the plant-based foods industry by removing obstacles to a fair and competitive marketplace for alternatives to animal ingredients and products.”

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