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Shaping the Future of GMO Research

Stakeholder with interests in the risk and/or benefit assessment of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO’s) are invited to take part in an online survey.

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The survey will close on 15th July 2015.

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News Messages
September 2007

25 September 2007
Highest Indian agri-science body in favour of terminator technology
In September, Mangla Rai, the director-general of the India Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), stated willingness to consider the use of terminator technology to ...

25 September 2007
New Chinese maize holds promise
The Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) announced in September that progress has been made on the elaboration of a genetically modified (GM) maize intended to ...

25 September 2007
Bee deaths in the USA: Virus suspected as cause
The magazine Science has reported that the mass deaths known as Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), affecting as many as ninety per cent of bee colonies in US America, may be ...

25 September 2007
Study shows farmers, consumers go for GM rice
A study conducted in the Philippines by the Philippine Rice Research Institute and the Strive Foundation indicates that high levels of acceptance for genetically modified ...

25 September 2007
Genetically modified eucalyptus trees ingest more carbon dioxide
In an international project sponsored by the National Science Council of Taiwan, scientists from Taiwan and the USA have developed genetically modified (GM) eucalyptus as a ...

21 September 2007
Spain: Cultivation of Bt maize significantly higher
The cultivated area of genetically modified Bt maize has risen by forty percent in Spain and comprised 75,148 hectares in the growing season of 2007. Almost a half of this ...

14 September 2007
Upper Austria: Cultivation ban ultimately invalid
In an appeal case on Thursday, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) declared the legal ban on gene technology by Upper Austria to be invalid. Court judges in Luxembourg ...

14 September 2007
Germany: Rapeseed with GM traces recalled
The German seed producer Deutsche Saatveredelung (DSV) has partly recalled its winter rape seed two weeks ago. During official controls, traces of genetically modified ...

10 September 2007
Switzerland: Release trials for GM wheat approved
The Swiss National Agency for the Environment, Forests and Landscape conditionally has approved three field trials for genetically modified wheat. The trials will be ...

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