Crop Biotech Update

Biotech Country Facts and Trends

November 29, 2017

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

Data on biotech crop commercialization (area and adoption), approvals and planting, benefits and future prospects for each country are presented in a brief and easily understandable manner. The contents are based on ISAAA Brief 52, Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops: 2016.

The Biotech Country Facts and Trends are available for download from the ISAAA website.