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Global Adoption and Approval of Biotech Crops in 2014
Voices and Views: Why Biotech?

Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops: 2014

Brief 49-2014ISAAA Brief 49-2014

A record 181.5 million hectares of biotech crops were grown globally in 2014, at an annual growth rate of between 3 and 4%, up 6.3 million hectares from 175.2 million hectares in 2013. This year, 2014, was the 19th year of commercialization, 1996-2014, when growth continued after a remarkable 18 consecutive years of increases every single year; notably 12 of the 18 years were double-digit growth rates.

Top 10 Facts | Executive Summary | Press Release | Infographic | PPT Slides | Key Facts and Findings | Contents | List of Tables and Figures| Order Online

Videos: Global Adoption and Approval of Biotech Crops in 2014 | Highlights of the Biotech Status in Asia | Bt Cotton in India | Biotech Crops in Africa | Food Security

Adoption and Uptake Pathways of GM/Biotech Crops by Small-Scale, Resource-Poor Farmers in China, India, and the Philippines

Brief 43-2011ISAAA Brief 48-2014

ISAAA Brief 48: Adoption and Uptake Pathways of GM/Biotech Crops by Small-scale, Resource-poor Farmers in China, India, and the Philippines shows how modern biotechnology has transformed farming into a profession that harvests agronomic and socio-cultural benefits beyond promise. It embodies the stories of how biotech crops, particularly Bt cotton in China and India and biotech corn in the Philippines, are changing the lives of small farmers, their families, communities, and even nations.

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Contents

The Status of Commercialized Bt Brinjal in Bangladesh

Brief 43-2011ISAAA Brief 47-2014

ISAAA Brief 47 "The Status of Commercialized Bt Brinjal in Bangladesh" is a comprehensive report on the status of commercialized Bt brinjal in Bangladesh. Brief 47 presents a thorough review and analysis of the deregulation of Bt brinjal in Bangladesh – from the scientific and biosafety assessment and commercial release to the planting of Bt brinjal by farmers in Bangladesh.

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Top Ten Facts | Executive Summary | Message from Bangladesh Agriculture Minister | Introduction Letter from ISAAA | Contents | Photo Gallery | Order Online

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Crop Biotech Update | Biofuels Supplement

Crop Biotech Update LogoWhat is the latest on crop biotechnology? Find out the latest world developments in crop biotechnology that are of relevance to developing countries. The Crop Biotech Update features concise news every week and is also available through the KC subscription service.

Special Edition: Nairobi ABBC-2015 Declaration: Lift Ban on GMO Imports in Kenya

Biotechnology Videos

Global Adoption and Approval of Biotech Crops in 2014

Global Adoption and Approval of Biotech Crops in 2014 summarizes the highlights of the Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops: 2014 by Clive James, Founder and Emeritus Chair of ISAAA.

Watch: Highlights of the Biotech Status in Asia | Bt Cotton in India | Biotech Crops in Africa | Food Security

Highlights of the 2013 Report

In this video, Clive James, Founder and Emeritus Chair of ISAAA, presents the highlights of the global status of commercialized biotech crops in 2013.

Watch the Videos: Highlights of the 2013 Report | Highlights of the 2013 Report: Asia | Highlights of the 2013 Report: Africa | Highlights of the 2013 Report: The Americas | Feeding the World of Tomorrow | Benefits and Impact of Biotech Crops | Food Security | Biotech Crops in Africa: 2013

Cadres of Change: Transforming Biotech Farmers in China, India, and the Philippines

Cadres of Change is a 10- minute video based on the project research Adoption and Uptake Pathways of GM/Biotech Crops by Small-scale, Resource-poor Asian Farmers in China, India, and the Philippines consolidates the farmer narratives from the three countries on adoption and uptake pathways of biotech crops.

See also the Video Vignette

Sowing the Seeds of Success: A Decade of Biotech Corn Adoption in the Philippines

Sowing the Seeds of Success is a 10-minute video that presents an updated story of biotech corn in the Philippines, a decade after its commercialization. It complements the first ISAAA video entitled "Asia's First: The Bt Corn Story in the Philippines".

From the BICs

ISAAA India Biotech Information Center releases two new publications on Impact of Bt Cotton in India. The two new documents "Adoption and Impact of Bt Cotton in India, 2002 to 2010", and "Socio-Economic and Farm Level Impact of Bt Cotton in India" are part of the series of publications to mark the 10th year of Bt cotton cultivation in India. The series "Celebrating a Decade of Bt Cotton in India" will feature comprehensive overview of adoption, spread and socio-economic and farm level impact of Bt cotton in India from 2002-2011.

Malaysian Biotech Information Centre (MABIC) publishes a monthly free newspaper on biotech that aims to bridge biotech and the society. "The Petri Dish" signifies the increasing importance of biotech in our life style. The paper is to dish out all the interesting and innovative research work at universities, research institutes and industry and make it palatable for the society.

Communication Products

Biotech Country Facts and Trends (Updated) Batch 2

ISAAA releases the second batch in the revised series Biotech Country Facts and Trends. This set features the five developing biotech countries of Pakistan, South Africa, Uruguay, Bolivia, and the Philippines. Biotech Country Facts and Trends are concise summaries highlighting the commercialization of biotech crops in specific countries.

Biotech Country Facts and Trends (Updated)

ISAAA releases the revised series Biotech Country Facts and Trends. The first set in the series features the top five developing biotech countries of Brazil, Argentina, India, China, and Paraguay. Biotech Country Facts and Trends are concise summaries highlighting the commercialization of biotech crops in specific countries.

Myths & Facts about Agricultural Biotechnology

The booklet answers 10 myths on agricultural biotech, providing facts and data relevant to each topic.

Beyond Promises: Top 10 Facts about Biotech/GM Crops in 2014

A visual presentation of the 10 important highlights about biotech crops in 2014, taken from the Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops: 2014

Quotable Quotes: Why Biotech?

The quotes are taken from ISAAA Brief 50 Voices and Views: Why Biotech? which highlight the perspectives of various key stakeholders from Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America who have followed the advancement of biotechnology and are convinced that the technology is vital in improving the quality of life.

Biotech/GM Trees

This Pocket K discusses the various uses of biotech/GM trees for the industry, combating invasive threats, adverse temperature, and consumer preference.

Biotech Cotton in India 2002 to 2014 – Adoption, Impact, Progress and Future

The document measures the success of biotech cotton by featuring a comprehensive overview of the adoption, impact, progress and future of biotech cotton in the country.

Voices and Views: Why Biotech?

ISAAA Brief 50 is a collection of personal essays about 32 individuals from all over the world who have followed the development of biotechnology and are convinced that it has a significant role in improving the quality of life.

Pocket K No. 49

Adoption and Uptake Pathways of Biotech Crops by Small-scale Farmers in China, India and the Philippines is now available!

ISAAA in 2014

The report features the major activities, projects, and accomplishments of ISAAA in 2014, which were aimed to advance the society towards agricultural sustainability and development.

John Templeton Foundation Project

Project Title: Adoption and Uptake Pathways of GM/Biotech Crops by Small-scale, Resource-poor Farmers: Comparative Studies in China, India, and the Philippines

Download PDFs:
Monograph: Cadres of Change: Transforming Biotech Farmers in China, India, and the Philippines
China: Full Report | Highlights (English) | Highlights (Chinese)
India: Full Report | Executive Summary (Hindi) | Highlights | Press Release (Hindi)
Philippines: Full Report | Highlights (English) | Highlights (Filipino)
International Conference: Highlights

Videos: Cadres of Change (10min) | Video Vignette

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