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The Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato, developed by The International Potato Center (CIP) and Harvestplus, is one of the best inventions of 2016, according to the Time magazine.

ESA answered the public consultation on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy. Plant breeding and seed companies work closely with farmers, providing them with innovative and efficient tools. Farmers need today advanced tools to cope with major challenges.

On April 28 the High Level Group of the Commission's Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM) has published an independent Explanatory Note on ‘New Techniques in Agricultural Biotech

The first PINTO update of 2017 has been concluded and more than 200 varieties and about 20 patents have been added to the system!
 

52 countries worldwide celebrated this year’s Fascination of Plants Day on 18 May.

Today May 22 is the International Day for Biological Diversity 2017. Proclaimed by the United Nations, this day aims to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues.

Brussels, 29 June 2017 - European Seed Association welcomes restriction as bringing legal certainty and supporting breeders access to genetic diversity

Fresh focus needed on sustainable food, jobs, growth, and innovation