International Trade in Crops with New Breeding Technologies: The Australian PerspectiveJune 9, 2021
ISAAA and partners present the webinar International Trade in Crops with New Breeding Technologies: The Australian Perspective to provide an insight into the future landscape of trade involving gene-edited crops, particularly in relation to countries involved in the international trade of agricultural products. It will be held on June 11, 2021, at 2 PM Manila / 4 PM Sydney via Zoom.
Developments in regulations of gene-edited plants are changing rapidly. Increasingly more countries, including Australia, have implemented deregulation of gene-edited crops. In Australia, this followed a series of reviews by the Office of the Gene Technology Regulator. Common approaches are also emerging among many other countries.
During the webinar, experts will discuss the following:
- building international capacity for gene editing;
- science diplomacy, policy, and regulatory aspects of crops developed through new breeding technologies (NBTs);
- the regulatory landscape of gene-edited crops in Australia; and
- NBT policy approaches and implications for trade in Malaysia, Philippines, and Indonesia.
The webinar is hosted by the ISAAA SEAsiaCenter and co-organized with Murdoch University and the ISAAA Biotechnology Information Centers. Registration to the webinar is free and open to all.
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