Biotech Updates

B-SAFE Webinar Series: Biotechnology Applications and Impact on the Philippine Livestock Industry

January 18, 2023

ISAAA Inc., in partnership with Winrock International through the Building Safe Agricultural Food Enterprises (B-SAFE) Project, will hold the webinar on Biotechnology Applications and Impact on the Philippine Livestock Industry on January 31, 2023, at 10:00 AM (GMT+8). The registration is now open.

The discussions will include:

  • The traits for food security and climate change resiliency: the science, products in the pipeline and acceptance (A global perspective)
  • Opportunities for animal biotechnology in livestock and its impact on the industry in the Philippines

The online event is part of a webinar series to raise awareness of the general public on the impact of livestock and fishery biotechnology. It also aims to highlight the current opportunities and potential benefits of trait improvements related to food and agriculture and resilience to climate change. The webinar will feature Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam, Cooperative Extension Specialist in Animal Genomics and Biotechnology at the Department of Animal Science at the University of California, Davis, and Dr. Marvin A. Villanueva, Chief of the Livestock Biotech Center and National R&D Coordinator of the Philippine Carabao Center at the Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija. ISAAA Inc. Executive Director Dr. Rhodora Romero-Aldemita will moderate the discussions.

Register for free at To stay updated, visit the ISAAA Webinars page or follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  For inquiries, email

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