FAO RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY PAPER 11

Results from the FAO Biotechnology Forum

Background and dialogue on selected issues

by

John Ruane
and
Andrea Sonnino

 


FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2006

 

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
ABBREVIATIONS
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

CHAPTER 1.
INTRODUCTION TO THE FAO BIOTECHNOLOGY FORUM AND THE E-MAIL CONFERENCES

CHAPTER 2.
GENE FLOW FROM GM TO NON-GM POPULATIONS IN THE CROP, FORESTRY, ANIMAL AND FISHERY SECTORS
2.1 BACKGROUND DOCUMENT
2.2 SUMMARY DOCUMENT

CHAPTER 3.
WHAT SHOULD BE THE ROLE AND FOCUS OF BIOTECHNOLOGY IN THE AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AGENDAS OF DEVELOPING COUNTRIES?
3.1 BACKGROUND DOCUMENT
3.2 SUMMARY DOCUMENT

CHAPTER 4.
REGULATING GMOS IN DEVELOPING AND TRANSITION COUNTRIES
4.1 BACKGROUND DOCUMENT
4.2 SUMMARY DOCUMENT

CHAPTER 5.
MOLECULAR MARKER-ASSISTED SELECTION AS A POTENTIAL TOOL FOR GENETIC IMPROVEMENT OF CROPS, FOREST TREES, LIVESTOCK AND FISH IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
5.1 BACKGROUND DOCUMENT
5.2 SUMMARY DOCUMENT

CHAPTER 6.
BIOTECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS IN FOOD PROCESSING: CAN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES BENEFIT?
6.1 BACKGROUND DOCUMENT
6.2 SUMMARY DOCUMENT

CHAPTER 7.
PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN DECISION-MAKING REGARDING GMOS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: HOW TO EFFECTIVELY INVOLVE RURAL PEOPLE
7.1 BACKGROUND DOCUMENT
7.2 SUMMARY DOCUMENT

CHAPTER 8.
FINAL CONSIDERATIONS