Panama: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

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Panama has approved the imports of GM corn seeds for local production, and has conducted GM mosquitoes and salmon field tests. Other two products are pending for approval: import of GM rice for human consumption and GM flies for screwworm research. The new Government Administration will have the challenge to approve those products, also the GM salmon for commercialization and the establishment of implementing regulations for the laws on biosafety and biotechnology.

Panama: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

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