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Biotechnologies Symposium. Parallel Session 2.3. Nutrition and food quality

Red Room (FAO Headquarters)
17.02.2016
 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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