New Technologies

USDA supports the safe and appropriate use of science and technology, including biotechnology, to help meet agricultural challenges and consumer needs of the 21st century. USDA plays a key role in assuring that products produced using biotechnology are safe to be grown and used in the United States. Once these products enter commerce, USDA supports bringing these and other products to the worldwide marketplace.

Data & Analysis

September 18, 2015
In an effort to support the development and adoption of science-based rulemaking FAS Mexico developed ten educational videos on biotechnology and genetically engineered organisms in Spanish.
September 14, 2015
Bt corn and Bt cotton will likely be the first ever genetically modified crops to be cultivated in Kenya if the National Biosafety Authority (NBA) approves applications submitted...
September 11, 2015
The Tunisian legislation on biotechnology might be approved now that the new parliament is in place.
September 9, 2015
Thailand made some progress in 2015 on laying out a draft regulatory framework on adopting agricultural biotechnology.