Crop Biotech Update

Updates on Golden Rice and Other Biotech Crops in the Philippines

October 5, 2022

ISAAA Inc., in partnership with SEARCA Biotechnology Information Center and the Philippine Agriculture and Fisheries Biotechnology Program (DA-Biotech Program), will hold the Know the Science Webinars to present the latest developments in biotech crops in the Philippines. Registration is now open to the public.

The first webinar on the Current Status of Commercialized GM Crops in the Philippines: Biotech Corn and Golden Rice will be held on October 11, 2022, at 10 AM via Zoom. Dr. Gabriel O. Romero, Executive Director, Philippine Seed Industry Association, and Dr. Ronan G. Zagado, Program Leader, Golden Rice, DA Philippine Rice Research Institute, will present biotech corn and Golden Rice, respectively.

The second webinar, to be held on November 3, 2022, will tackle the Research and Development of Pinoy Biotech Products. Dr. Abraham Manalo, Assistant Professor at the National College of Public Administration and Governance, UP Diliman, and Dr. Edison C. RiƱen, Bt Cotton Project Leader from the Philippine Fiber Industry Development Authority, will serve as the resource speakers.

This webinar series serves as a build-up activity for National Biotechnology Week. Attendance to these events is free and open to all. Attendees will get a certificate of participation after filling out the feedback form at the end of each webinar.

If you are interested in joining this webinar series, please register via Zoom

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