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View Resource Agricultural Biotechnology in crops, forestry, livestock, fisheries and agro-industry

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations provides this Website about the role and impact of biotechnology in food and agriculture in developing countries. Features of the site include FAO's Statement on Biotechnology (including a discussion of genetically modified organisms), an overview of FAO's activities (such as providing advice and assistance to member countries,...

http://www.fao.org/biotech/en/
View Resource Pew Initiative on Food and Biotechnology

The Pew Initiative on Food and Biotechnology offers "news and information on agricultural biotechnology and genetically modified food from an independent and objective source for the public, media and policymakers." Readers should find it a timely and well-presented resource for keeping up with developments in biotechnology and the public debate it has generated. Content includes news reports,...

https://www.pewtrusts.org/en/about/news-room/press-releases-...
View Resource Genetically Modified Food: GM Crops: Time to Choose

As this Nature Web focus explains, "just four countries account for 99% of the world's commercially grown transgenic crops," and other countries "have been stalling over whether to embrace transgenic agriculture, but won't be able to put off the decision for much longer." Readers can get an in-depth look at this issue with free features from Nature, including recent news articles, an interactive...

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