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Biotechnology and biosafety, Volume 1
Author:Serageldin, Ismail; Collins, Wanda [editors]; Country:Egypt, Arab Republic of;
Date Stored:2002/11/23Document Date:1999/02/28
Document Type:PublicationSubTopics:Agricultural Research; Crops and Crop Management Systems; General Technology; Life Sciences & Biotechnology; Agricultural Knowledge and Information Systems
ISBN:ISBN 0-8213-4242-8Language:English
Major Sector:(Historic)EnvironmentRegion:Middle East and North Africa
Report Number:19019Sub Sectors:(Historic)Other environment
Collection Title: * ESSD Environmentally & Socially Sustainable Development Work in ProgressVolume No:1

Summary: This forum is associated with the Fifth Annual World Bank Conference on Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Development, held at the Bank, October 9-10, 1997. How to maximize the potential of biotechnology while minimizing risk is a critical issue facing scientists and policymakers and was the topic of the conference. The special focus of the debate was on how the promises of biotechnology can be realized for the benefit of the world's poor, the environment, and the safe management of biotechnology products and processes. This publication summarizes the wide-ranging, stimulating, and provocative presentations and discussions that took place during the meeting.

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