Crop Biotech Update

TERI-ITEC Biosafety Training Program for African Nationals

May 21, 2010

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) are jointly conducting "TERI-ITEC Courses: Applications of Biotechnology and its Regulation" from August 2 to 22, 2010 in Gurgaon, India. The course aims to sensitize researchers, regulators and policy makers regarding the issues in research and development in biotechnology, internationally as well as in African sub-continent. The focus will be on traditional and advanced biotechnology, biofuels, environmental and bioethical concerns of new technologies, legal framework for biosafety regulations and risk assessment and management. The organizers will cover all expenditures for selected participants from Africa based on a stringent selection criterion.

For more details of the event, visit http://www.teriin.org/index.php?option=com_events&task=details&sid=307 or contact Dr. Vibha Dhawan at vibhad@teri.res.in