The UK parliament's House of Lords Select Committee on Science and Technology has published a report on Higher Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. The policy emphasis of the report is on supply and quality of graduates from UK universities and employer demand: there is significant concern that supply is insufficient for future needs.
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Bioversity (formerly the International Plant Genetic Resources Institute-IPGRI) has updated CGIAR technical guidelines on collecting plant genetic diversity. Most of the content relates to technical aspects, but there is also a useful overview of legal issues covering progress so far under the CBD Nagoya Protocol and the related Global Plan of Action for the Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture and the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture.