Agriculture and Science Groups Voice Support for International Statement on Plant Breeding InnovationNovember 21, 2018
Eighteen organizations in the United States, representing agriculture and science communities have recently joined together in signing a statement in support of the World Trade Organization's (WTO) International Statement on Agricultural Applications of Precision Biotechnology.
The groups stated, "We commend the governments that initiated and supported the statement in taking this positive step toward improved international coordination. This is crucial to the ability of breeders to utilize new and innovative methods, to increasing choice for farmers and to maintaining trade in agricultural products."
Read the full statement and list of signing organizations.
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