What's New at the Global Knowledge Center on Crop Biotechnology (KC)http://www.isaaa.org/kcThe Global Knowledge Center on Crop Biotechnology (KC) is the information sharing initiative of ISAAA, a not-for-profit organization that delivers the benefits of new agricultural biotechnologies to farmers in developing countries for poverty alleviation. en-usGlobal Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops: 2015http://www.isaaa.org/resources/publications/briefs/51/default.aspSince 1996, 2 billon hectares of arable land a massive area more than twice the landmass of China or the United States have been planted with biotech crops. Additionally, it is estimated that farmers in up to 28 countries have reaped more than US$150 billion in benefits from biotech crops since 1996. This has helped alleviate poverty for up to 16.5 million small farmers and their families annually totaling about 65 million people, who are some of the poorest people in the world.WATCH: Issues and Challenges in Crop Biotechnologyhttp://www.isaaa.org/resources/videos/issuesandchallenges/default.aspA collection of views and personal experiences of eminent scientists, regulators and communicators from 11 countries, in dealing with various issues and challenges in the adoption and acceptance of biotechnology and biotech crops.ISAAA in 2015http://www.isaaa.org/resources/publications/annualreport/2015/default.aspISAAA releases annual report in 2015. The report features the efforts and accomplishments of ISAAA for 2015 as its contribution for the global populace. ISAAA continues to feed the world with knowledge, strengthen skills, and unify voices with the hope that crop biotechnology will provide solutions to the most pressing needs of farmers, consumers, and the whole community.ISAAA Infographic: 19 Years of Biotech Crops in the Worldhttp://www.isaaa.org/resources/infographics/19yearsofbiotechcrops/19%20Years%20of%20Biotech%20Crops%20in%20the%20World.pdfA map infographic showing the countries that are planting and importing biotech crops. In the last 19 years, more than 60 developed and developing countries have either planted or imported biotech crops. Twenty-eight countries planted, and 39 more imported biotech crops in 2014. Pocket No. 51 Coexistence of Biotech and Non-biotech Cropshttp://www.isaaa.org/resources/publications/pocketk/51/default.aspThis Pocket K includes case studies showing that simultaneous planting of biotech and non-biotech crops in contiguous location is possible, following proper guidelines such as scheduling of flowering time and setting buffer distance between farms. The U.S. and E.U. experiences in developing coexistence guidelines were also discussed. Infographic: Do You Know Where Biotech Crops are Grown?http://www.isaaa.org/resources/publications/briefs/49/infographic/default.aspThe infographic shows the commercialized biotech crops grown in the 28 planting countries in 2014 based on ISAAA Brief 49 Global Status of Commercialized Biotech /GM Crops: 2014Biotech Corn in the Philippines: A Country Profile http://www.isaaa.org/resources/publications/biotech_crop_profiles/biotech_corn_in_the_philippines/download/default.aspThe monograph features an overview of the country''s agricultural profile, particularly on biotech corn a background of its biosafety regulations biotech research and development and products in the pipeline and stakeholder experiences and sentiments on biotech adoption.50 Biotech Biteshttp://www.isaaa.org/resources/publications/50biotechbites/download/default.aspThe book entitled 50 Biotech Bites contains 50 topics relevant to the science, applications, and issues behind agricultural biotechnology. It is based on pocket-sized publications called Pockets K or Pockets of Knowledge which have been developed by ISAAA for the last 15 years. Biotech Country Facts and Trends (Updated) Batch 2http://www.isaaa.org/resources/publications/biotech_country_facts_and_trends/default.aspISAAA 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)http://www.isaaa.org/resources/publications/biotech_country_facts_and_trends/default.aspISAAA 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. Biotech Booklet 4, Myths and Facts about Agricultural Biotechnologyhttp://www.isaaa.org/resources/publications/mythsandfacts/download/default.aspThe 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 2014http://www.isaaa.org/resources/publications/biotech_booklets/top_10_facts/download/default.aspA 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?http://www.isaaa.org/resources/publications/quotablequotes-whybiotech/download/default.aspQuotable Quotes: Why Biotech? highlights 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 Treeshttp://www.isaaa.org/resources/publications/pocketk/50/default.aspThis Pocket K discusses the various uses of biotech/GM trees for the industry, combating invasive threats, adverse temperature, and consumer preferenceBiotech Cotton in India 2002 to 2014 Adoption, Impact, Progress and Future http://www.isaaa.org/resources/publications/biotech_crop_profiles/default.aspThe 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?http://www.isaaa.org/resources/publications/briefs/50/default.aspISAAA 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 49http://www.isaaa.org/resources/publications/pocketk/49/default.aspAdoption and Uptake Pathways of Biotech Crops by Small-scale Farmers in China, India and the Philippines is now available!ISAAA in 2014http://www.isaaa.org/resources/publications/annualreport/2014/default.aspISAAA releases its annual report for 2014. The report features the major activities, projects, and accomplishments of ISAAA in 2014Biotech SHORTIES Winnershttp://www.isaaa.org/resources/videos/biotechshorties/default.asp"Biotech Shorties" seeks to express the perspectives of film makers on the benefits of biotechnology in agriculture through 3-minute films or "shorties".ISAAA Brief 48-2014http://www.isaaa.org/resources/publications/briefs/48/default.aspThis brief 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.Straight from the Scientists: Biotech Experts' Perspectives and Experiences in Informing the Publichttp://www.isaaa.org/resources/publications/scicommstudy/download/default.aspThis monograph highlights the study on how academics and scientists play their role in biotech communication.