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Biotechnologies Symposium. Parallel Session 2.3. Nutrition and food quality

Red Room (FAO Headquarters)
 Rome time

Chair: Maggie Gill, CGIAR Independent Science and Partnership Council, Rome, Italy

Introductory remarks: Maggie Gill

Our food, our diet, our health: Where do we go from here?, Anna Lartey, FAO Nutrition and Food Systems Division, Rome, Italy

Application of biotechnologies in improving the quality of rice and wheat, Melissa Fitzgerald, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia

Biofortification of staple food crops: Justification, progress, and future activities, Howarth Bouis, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington D.C., United States of America

Fish for all: role of biotechnology in improving nutrition, Albert Tacon, Aquatic Farms Ltd., Honolulu, United States of America


Discussion: moderated by Maggie Gill

Closing remarks: Maggie Gill


Topics: Agriculture & crops,Biotechnology
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