ISAAA

Type: Organization
Name: ISAAA
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Bangladesh leading in commercial production of Bt brinjal

:Bangladesh is leading the world in commercial production after the country's government gave approval for this last year, according to a leading not-for-profit international organisation that shares the benefits of crop biotechnology with various stakeholders. ... [Published ProKerala.com - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Africa: GM - Good Crop/Bad Crop

IN The conservative views of international agencies and rich-world environmentalists are denying Africa access to technology that could improve its own food security, and is transforming agriculture elsewhere in the developing worldFelix M'mboyi, a Kenyan ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

ISAAA BRIEF 47: THE STATUS OF COMMERCIALIZED BT BRINJAL IN BANGLADESH

Bt Brinjal Video "The Story of Bt Brinjal in India" CropBiotech Update, 23 July2014  ISAAA releases the latest Brief 47: The Status of Commercialized Bt Brinjal in Bangladesh. Brief 47 presents a thorough review and analysis of the deregulation of Bt ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

GM’s potential in Africa impeded by ‘dysfunctional debate’

Opportunities to enhance crop yields and reduce poverty in Africa are being lost because of a “polarised public debate” on the continent, according to a report released this week (21 July) by international policy institute Chatham House.Genetic modification ... [Published SciDev.Net - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Country Biotech Facts and Trends

ISAAA releases the second batch in the revised series Biotech Country Facts and Trends. This set features the five developing biotech countries of South Africa, Pakistan, Uruguay, Bolivia, and the Philippines. Biotech Country Facts and Trends are concise ... [Published CropBiotech Update - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

ISAAA Pockets of Knowledge, Updated

| ISAAAUpdated versions of the following Pocket Ks are now available for download:Q and A About Genetically Modified Crops (http://www.isaaa.org/resources/publications/pocketk/1/)Plant Products of Biotechnology (http://www.isaaa.org/resources/publications/pocketk/2/)GM ... [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Glowing Marine Organism Could Help in Human Biotech Applications

| ISAAAScientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography reported the structural components involved in fluorescence brightness of amphioxus, a primitive marine organism. The results are published in Nature's Scientific Reports, an open-access journal.The ... [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Gene Discovery Could Lead to More Resilient Trees

| ISAAAResearchers from Oregon State University and Michigan Technological University have discovered the function of a gene involved in controlling the awakening of trees from winter dormancy. This discovery is vital in the ability of the trees in adjusting ... [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Fruit Flies Reveal Gene Responsible for Human Communication

| ISAAAUniversity of Missouri researchers discovered a gene in fruit flies important in studying the origin of language in humans. In 2007, the researchers discovered that a gene in the fruit fly genome is very similar to the human version of Forkhead ... [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

ICABBBE 2014

| ISAAAWhat: International Conference on Agricultural, Biotechnology , Biological and Biosystem Engineering 2014 ( ) Where: Jakarta, Indonesia When: December 12-13, 2014 For more details, visit: http://icabbbe.weebly.com/....Related Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical ... [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Study shows consumers perceptions and knowledge of GMOs in Belgium

ISAAAConsumer awareness, perceptions, and knowledge of GM in Belgium was investigated by Maggie Jo Pruitt from the University of Arkansas. The findings will be used to determine the need for different educational programs on GM products.The results showed ... [Published EuropaBio - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 2 reports

Country Biotech Facts and Trends

| ISAAAISAAA releases the revised series Biotech Country Facts and Trends. The first set in the series features the top five developing biotech countries of Brazil, Argentina, India, China, and Paraguay. Biotech Country Facts and Trends are concise summaries ... [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 02 2014]

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(22) Lang, S , "Seven-year glitch: Cornell warns that Chinese GMGM cotton farmers are losing money due to 'secondary' pests’, Cornell Chronicle, 25 July 2006, http://www.news.cornell.edu."
"The EAC Secretariat is currently planning national and regional validation workshops highlighting the content in the draft for approval by the partner states" noted Mr Marwa
...M'mboyi, executive director of the African Biotechnology Stakeholders Forum, an industry association based in Kenya, told the Guardian newspaper. "This kind of hypocrisy and arrogance comes with the luxury of a full stomach."
...her government supported the use of Bt brinjal in Bangladesh and endorsed the commercial approval of Bt brinjal as a step in the right direction. "...We accord the highest priority to the safety and benefits to the society but shun any activity that intends to spread misinformation and misguide the public about Bt brinjal or other products that are evaluated by public sector research institutions" she said, while congratulating the ISAAA for highlighting Bangladesh's success in commercially producing Bt brinjal before the world

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Can GM technology end hunger in Africa? [Published Polity.org.za - 11 hours ago]
East Africa divided over adoption of GM foods [Published East African - 21 hours ago]
East Africa divided over adoption of GM foods [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 26 2014]
Africa: GM - Good Crop/Bad Crop [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 25 2014]
Bangladesh leading in commercial production of ... [Published ProKerala.com - Jul 25 2014]
GM: good crop/bad crop [Published Pambazuka News - Jul 25 2014]
ISAAA BRIEF 47: THE STATUS OF COMMERCIALIZED BT... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Jul 23 2014]
GM’s potential in Africa impeded by ‘dysfunctio... [Published SciDev.Net - Jul 23 2014]
Country Biotech Facts and Trends [Published CropBiotech Update - Jul 23 2014]
ISAAA Brief 47: The Status of Commercialized Bt... [Published CropBiotech Update - Jul 23 2014]
The GMO debate and intra-regional trade in Sout... [Published Agritrade - Jul 21 2014]
ISAAA Pockets of Knowledge, Updated [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 09 2014]
ICABBBE 2014 [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 09 2014]
Mutated Cocaine Esterase Enzyme can be the Pote... [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 09 2014]
Glowing Marine Organism Could Help in Human Bio... [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 09 2014]
Fruit Flies Reveal Gene Responsible for Human C... [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 09 2014]
Gene Discovery Could Lead to More Resilient Trees [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 09 2014]
Rice Transporter Gene OsPTR6 has the Potential ... [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 09 2014]
Fungus Inoculation Increases Zinc Availability ... [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 09 2014]
Insights on How Plants Respond to Elevated CO2 ... [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 09 2014]
ISAAA Pockets of Knowledge, Updated [Published CropBiotech Update - Jul 09 2014]
Study shows consumers perceptions and knowledge... [Published EuropaBio - Jul 07 2014]
UK Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs Committ... [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 02 2014]
Research Shows Promise for Drought Tolerant Crops [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 02 2014]
Gene Provides Reliable Visual Cue for Oil Palm ... [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 02 2014]
Study Shows Consumer Perceptions and Knowledge ... [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 02 2014]
Pakistan to Reformulate Biosafety Guidelines [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 02 2014]
CSIRO Study Shows Community Attitudes towards S... [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 02 2014]
Nigerian Minister Addresses Misinformation on GM [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 02 2014]
Nigeria Releases Herbicide Resistant Maize Hybrids [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 02 2014]
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ISAAA BRIEF 47: THE STATUS OF COMMERCIALIZED BT... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Jul 23 2014]
Bt Brinjal Video "The Story of Bt Brinjal in India" CropBiotech Update, 23 July2014  ISAAA releases the latest Brief 47: The Status of Commercialized Bt Brinjal in Bangladesh. Brief 47 presents a thorough review and analysis of the deregulation of Bt ...
Country Biotech Facts and Trends [Published CropBiotech Update - Jul 23 2014]
ISAAA releases the second batch in the revised series Biotech Country Facts and Trends. This set features the five developing biotech countries of South Africa, Pakistan, Uruguay, Bolivia, and the Philippines. Biotech Country Facts and Trends are concise ...
ISAAA Brief 47: The Status of Commercialized Bt... [Published CropBiotech Update - Jul 23 2014]
ISAAA releases the latest Brief 47: The Status of Commercialized Bt Brinjal in Bangladesh. Brief 47 presents a thorough review and analysis of the deregulation of Bt brinjal in Bangladesh – from the scientific and biosafety assessment and commercial release ...
ISAAA Pockets of Knowledge, Updated [Published CropBiotech Update - Jul 09 2014]
Updated versions of the following Pocket Ks are now available for download:Q and A About Genetically Modified Crops (http://www.isaaa.org/resources/publications/pocketk/1/)Plant Products of Biotechnology (http://www.isaaa.org/resources/publications/pocketk/2/)GM ...
Country Biotech Facts and Trends [Published CropBiotech Update - Jul 02 2014]
ISAAA releases the revised series Biotech Country Facts and Trends. The first set in the series features the top five developing biotech countries of Brazil, Argentina, India, China, and Paraguay. Biotech Country Facts and Trends are concise summaries ...
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