Status and Options for Regional GMOs Detection Platform: A Benchmark for the Region

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Status and Options for Regional
GMOs Detection Platform:
A Benchmark for the Region

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Rome, 2010

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Table of contents

Part I[675kb]


Chapter I - Agricultural Sector in the Arab Countries

1.1. Agricultural sector’s contribution to GDP
1.2. Key factors affecting agricultural investment in Arab countries
1.3. Major agricultural imported commodities
1.4. FAO biotechnology programs

1.5. The three generations of biotech applications

1.5.1. Tissue culture & molecular diagnostics - The first generation
1.5.2. Molecular markers and genomics – The second generation
1.5.3. Genetically modified (GM) crops/biotech crops –The third generation

1.6. Biotechnology constraints and challenges

1.6.1. Clear biotechnology agenda and supporting policies
1.6.2. Intellectual property rights (IPRs)
1.6.3. Biosafety regulations
1.6.4. Public acceptance
1.6.5. Capacity building

1.7. Conclusions

Part II[600kb]

Chapter II - Country Profiles; the regional analysis

2.1. Introduction
2.2. Enhancing regional collaboration in GMO detection
2.3. Table 1: Highlights of Biotechnology Applications
2.4. Table 2: Institutions Involved in Biotechnology
2.5. Table 3: Institutions Involved in GMOs R & D
2.6. Table 4: Status of Biosafety Regulations
2.7. Table 5: Examples of GM Detection Applications
2.8. Findings and Recommendations

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Chapter III - Individual Country Reports

3.1. Jordan
3.2. Lebanon
3.3. Sudan
3.4. Syria
3.5. United Arab Emirates
3.6. Yemen

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