October 30, 2014

Europe’s leading plant scientists call on national and European politicians to think again about the role of plant research, including the use of genetically modified (GM) plants.

The Open Letter signed by the scientists points out that if Europe is to reach the Horizon 2020 goals of tackling the societal challenge to provide […]
September 23, 2014

PRRI letter to the President-elect of the European Commission about Chief Science Advisors

In a letter to Mr Jean-Claude Juncker PRRI underlines the extremely valuable role that chief scientific advisors have in governments and organisations, and expresses surprise that […]
January 14, 2014

Allow Golden Rice Now – Campaign

“Golden Rice is a cure for a crisis that kills more people each year than malaria, HIV/Aids or tuberculosis. The actions against genetic modification by Greenpeace and its […]
October 17, 2013

PRRI and farmers organisations express concerns about EU GMO policies and regulations

At the occasion of World Food Day, PRRI and various European farmers’ organisations  expressed in an open letter to the EU Institutions their concern about the impact […]
September 20, 2013

The French deal: GM technology traded off for nuclear energy

In an interview in the French daily newspaper ‘Les Echos’, former French Prime Minister François Fillon confirmed the widely circulating rumor about a  deal between President Sarkozy […]
June 20, 2013

PRRI Chairman Prof. Marc Van Montagu awarded the 2013 World Food Prize

Washington, D.C. (June 19, 2013) – Three distinguished scientists — Marc Van Montagu of Belgium, and Mary-Dell Chilton andRobert T. Fraley of the United States — […]
May 27, 2013

Concerns about the reference to GM plants on EFSA website in relation to declining bee populations

In a letter to the Executive Director of EFSA, Dr. Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle, PRRI expresses concern about the way in which GM plants are mentioned on the EFSA […]
May 1, 2013

Article: “Genetic engineering policy needs modification”

Omega Science, 29 April 2013: Writing in the Cell Press journal Trends in Plant Science, scientists from Spain and the United Kingdom argue that the European Union will […]