Crop Biotech Update

Workshop on National Biotech Communication Strategies

October 23, 2009

Validation of the National Communications and Public Awareness Strategy and Plan of Peru is the theme of a workshop to be held at the National Agrarian University La Molina, Peru on November 17, 2009. The workshop aims to analyze and validate a communication plan and public perception on biosafety that is appropriate for Peru. This workshop is part of the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) Biosafety Project in four countries- Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica and Peru - through the Global Environment Facility which is being coordinated by the International Center for Tropical Agriculture, and the Institute of Biotechnology of the National Agrarian University La Molina. Collaborating institutions include the International Potato Center and the National Institute of Agrarian Innovation of Peru.

 Additional information may be obtained by emailing Dr. Javier Verastegui of the LAC Biosafety Project-Peru at