FAO Fisheries Department

Overcoming smallholder challenges with biotechnology

 

29-10-2013 

A new FAO publication calls for greater national and international efforts to bring agricultural biotechnologies to smallholder producers in developing countries. Biotechnologies at Work for Smallholders: Case Studies from Developing Countries in Crops, Livestock and Fish, asserts biotechnologies can help smallholders to improve their livelihoods and food security. The book covers 19 case studies in crops, livestock and fisheries, including on shrimp, carp and catfish.

http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/202820/icode/