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Policy recommendations from the 13th ICABR conference on the emerging bioeconomy


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  • Smyth, Stuart J.
  • Falck-Zepeda, José B.
  • Gray, Richard S.
  • Nassem, Anwar
  • Paarlberg, Robert
  • Phillips, Peter W. B.
  • Pray, Carl E.
  • Savastano, Sara
  • Scandizzo, Pasquale L.
  • Scatasta, Sara
  • Wesseler, Justus H. H.
  • Zilberman, David


The International Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology Research held its 13th annual conference in Ravello, Italy in June 2009. The theme of the conference was the bioeconomy,and this topic was addressed through research presentations from academia, government, and industry. Numerous presentations from developing countries highlighted the benefits of agricultural biotechnology in these nations. The broad range of presentations provided a wealth of insights, resulting in three policy recommendations regarding future funding, international regulation, and technology transfer.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 25600.

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Date of creation: Jun 2010
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Publication status: Published in AgBioForum 2.13(2010): pp. 98-103
Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:25600

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  1. Swinda F. Pfau & Janneke E. Hagens & Ben Dankbaar & Antoine J. M. Smits, 2014. "Visions of Sustainability in Bioeconomy Research," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 6(3), pages 1222-1249, March.
  2. Wesseler, Justus & Smyth, Stuart J. & Scatasta, Sara, 2010. "Overview of special issue from the 2009 ICABR Conference," MPRA Paper 25601, University Library of Munich, Germany.


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