Argentina: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

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In 2020, Argentina became the first country to grant conditional approval for cultivation of Genetically Engineered (GE) wheat. In addition, a soybean event jointly developed between Argentine and Chinese developers was approved in Argentina and China. Recent regulatory framework updates eliminated the requirement to request permission to commercialize stacked GE events in Argentina. Ongoing issues relating to the lack of a perpetual royalty system for GE seeds remains largely unresolved.

Argentina: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

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