We have a broad range of publications - from brochures and booklets, to reports and case studies - which will be useful not only to researchers but also to those who are simply interested in biotechnology. Read our PocketKs, case studies, briefs, Did You Know booklet, and more for your much-needed information.

ISAAA Briefs

Major papers reviewing current developments in international biotechnology, sustainable agriculture, and technology transfer - a means for ISAAA to share its experience

ISAAA Publications

Voices of Change

This brochure is a synthesis of Brief 40 on Communicating Crop Biotechnology: Stories from Stakeholders.  It highlights how different audiences respond to science communication efforts, thus building a collective voice on crop biotechnology.


Bridging the Knowledge Divide: Experiences in Communicating Crop Biotechnology

This handbook is ISAAA's contribution to the field of science communication in general, and biotechnology communication in particular. The handbook distills the experiences in communicating crop biotechnology by the Global Knowledge Center on Crop Biotechnology and its network of Biotechnology information Centers (BICs) and theoretical perspectives of science communication experts.


Genes are Gems: Reporting Agri-Biotechnology

"Genes are Gems" is a collection of knowledge and wisdom gained from media workshops organized by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) and supported by the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). It will surely be a handy reference book for science communicators and journalists.


Perception Studies

These studies were conducted to determine the stakeholders’ socio-demographic characteristics, worldviews and values, information sources as well as their level of understanding and perception of, and attitude towards agricultural biotechnology.

This country monograph on the socio-cultural dimensions of agricultural biotechnology is a collaborative study by communication researchers from ISAAA and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It addresses the need for published research focusing on key stakeholders in agricultural biotechnology in developing countries.

Biotechnology in Agriculture

Biotechnology in agriculture is more than just GM crops. Learn about the many other important applications of biotechnology that have made a tremendous impact on agricultural productivity and how biotechnology has been used to improve the food we grow or eat.


Communication Guidelines for a Better Understanding of Biotechnology Issues

These guides can aid scientists, journal editors, journalists, and other interest groups in enhancing public awareness and understanding of biotechnology and biotech-related issues.


Biotech Myths and Facts

Shown here is a list of publications and resources that discuss many of the myths and claims surrounding GM crops from both sides of the debate. Find out about these urban legends and more and be better informed


Did You Know

Surprise your friends with your knowledge of food, agriculture and biotechnology. The Did You Know booklet is full of facts on agriculture in general that everyone should be aware of.


Feature Articles

Travel back in time and discover the agricultural practices of ancient peoples, presented here in colorful narratives that will surely capture the imagination.