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Highlights of the 2016 ISAAA Report

Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops: 2016

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The year 2016 was momentous since for the first time, Nobel Laureates released a statement in support of biotechnology and condemning critics in their critical stance against the technology and Golden Rice. The UN Food and Agriculture Organization, International Food and Policy Research Institute, the G20 countries and other like-minded bodies, guided by 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Agriculture have committed to eradicate hunger and malnutrition in 15 years or less.

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Highlights of the 2016 ISAAA Report

Messages to the Public

The summarizes the messages of biotech experts and stakeholders to the public. It addresses concerns on the safety of biotech crops and highlights the importance of public understanding of biotechnology, as well as the benefits that the public can get from biotech crop adoption.

Potential Benefits from Adopting GM Crops

This video presents the viewpoints of biotech experts and stakeholders from different countries about the possible impact of biotech crops in case non-adopting countries decide to commercialize biotech crops.

Benefits of Countries from Adopting and Importing GM Crops

This video presents the viewpoints of biotech experts and stakeholders from different adopting countries such as Burkina Faso, Brazil, South Africa, and China.

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.

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From Fear to Facts: 17 Years of Agri-biotech Reporting in the Philippines (2000-2016)

The publication is based on a study conducted by ISAAA and SEARCA Biotechnology Information Center published in the April 2017 issue of Philippine Journal of Crop Science.

Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops: 2016

ISAAA Brief 52-2016 is now available! Get your copy now!

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Voices and Views: Messages to the Public

The video summarizes the messages of biotech experts and stakeholders to the public. It addresses concerns on the safety of biotech crops and highlights the importance of public understanding of biotechnology, as well as the benefits that the public can get from biotech crop adoption. 

#BiotechisCool Board Game

This is ISAAA's first printable board game on biotechnology which highlights the fun facts on crop biotechnology such as the wonder bacterium and gene gun used for modifying crops and what farmers say about planting biotech crops.

ISAAA in 2016

ISAAA in 2016 summarizes the efforts of ISAAA to bring the benefits of biotechnology to the world, especially in the developing nations.

Voices and Views: Potential Benefits from Adopting GM Crops

This video presents the viewpoints of biotech experts and stakeholders from different countries about the possible impact of biotech crops in case non-adopting countries decide to commercialize biotech crops.

Biotech Conversations: Real Farmers from aAround the World Talk About Biotech

What do farmers from around the globe say about biotech crops? ISAAA answered this question by compiling farmers' testimonies on biotech crops and presented them in cartoons.

ISAAA in the News

Adoption of biotech crops reaches new peak
June 15, 2017 • FARMANDDAIRY.COM
Searca seeks stronger law on biotech crops
June 13, 2017 • THE MANILA TIMES
Think tank pushes biotechnology law
June 12, 2017 • MANILA STANDARD
GM crops planted in 185M ha worldwide
June 4, 2017 • BUSINESS MIRROR (ONLINE)
Biotech crops offer economic benefits
May 31, 2017 • ZIMBABWE STAR

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

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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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