Crop Biotech Update

Focus Group Discussion on the Regulation of Biotech-Derived Products in Indonesia

November 27, 2009

A Focus Group Discussion (FGD) with the theme "Regulation of Biotech-Derived Products: Current Status and Application" which aims to bring together scientists, policy makers, media practitioners to discuss on regulation of biotech-derived product and its application in Indonesia, will be held on 4 December 2009 at the Indonesian Ministry of Agriculture. The event will be attended by scientists, policy makers and media practitioners. Dr James Maryanski, Consultant/Former Biotechnology Coordinator of USFDA will share his knowledge on Codex Science-Based Approach to the Safety of Foods Derived from Modern Biotechnology. This FGD is jointly organized by the Indonesian Biotechnology Information Centre (IndoBIC), The Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Development (IAARD), Indonesian Society for Agricultural Biotechnology (PBPI) and CropLife Indonesia.

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