Biotech Updates

Biotech Experts to Tackle Global Impact of GM Crops

October 21, 2020

ISAAA invites you to the webinar, "Global Impact of GM Crops" to be held on October 26, 2020 at 3 PM  (GMT+7) via Zoom.

During this ISAAA webinar, agricultural economist Graham Brookes of PG Economics will share the highlights of his study on the economic and environmental benefits of GM crops from 1996 to 2018, particularly the following:

  • agricultural environmental impact;
  • return on investment for the farmers using the technology; and
  • contribution to global food security.

Graham Brookes is an agricultural economist and consultant with more than 30 years' experience of examining economic issues relating to the agricultural and food sectors. He is a specialist in analyzing the impact of technology, policy changes, and regulatory impact.

Dr. Rhodora Romero-Aldemita will tackle the global adoption of GM crops in 2018. Mr. Danai Narkprasert, Director of Biotechnology Research Development Office, will also discuss the status of agri-biotechnology in Thailand. Sukan Sangwanna, Secretary-General of the Federation of Agricultural Safety, will share a farmer's perspective on biotech crops.

This webinar is hosted by ISAAA SEAsiaCenter, in partnership with CropLife Asia and Biotechnology Alliance Association, Thailand. Wicha Thitiprasert, Former Director of Plant Varieties Protection Office will serve as the moderator of the webinar.

Register now for free to reserve a slot.

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