Study Examines Personal Constructs and Social Discourses on GMOsMarch 6, 2019
Results of the study suggest that although biotechnology adoption is considered a significant component in promoting agricultural development in the Philippines, there are still communication gaps that can be addressed through the different communication channels involved in numerous advocacy efforts. Accordingly, future science communication efforts need to be based on a clear and precise understanding of the audience's values, knowledge, and attitudes in relation to their respective interpersonal and social contexts. Dr. Villena concluded that it is also essential for the general public to develop a solid foundation for the understanding and appreciation of science.
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