• Expanding aquaculture at the expense of wild salmon?

    Photo: Norsk Havbrukssenter

    Aimed at regulating growth in the Norwegian aquaculture industry, the Government’s new ‘traffic light’ system entered into force on 30 October. But are the standards sufficiently stringent to ensure environmentally sound salmon farming?

  • FNI contributes to breakthrough in negotiations under the Plant Treaty

    Photo: Seventh Session of the Governing Body of the Plant Treaty/FAO

    A breakthrough was achieved at the 7th Session of the Governing Body of the Plant Treaty, held between 30 October and 3 November. After 10 years of negotiations, an expert group was set up to develop options to encourage and guide the implementation of farmers’ rights related to seed and propagating material. FNI contributed substantially to the breakthrough.


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