Honduras: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

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On October 1, 2020 Guatemala and Honduras opened peripheral customs that allow commercial exchange of agricultural biotechnology. On September 29, 2020 the first application for experimental stage field testing of a Black Sigatoka-resistant GMO banana was submitted to the National Committee on Biotechnology and Biosecurity (NCBB). Honduras has had biotechnology regulations and a NCBB since 1998, and as of September 2020, had more than 38,000 hectares of GE corn production, a small increase compared to 2019

Honduras: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

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