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Pakistan: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Although biotechnology laws (i.e., Pakistan Biosafety Rules of 2005, Seed Amendment Act 2015 and Plant Breeders Rights Act 2018, etc.) exist in Pakistan, the rules and administrative processes....
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Ghana: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

The application for commercial release of Ghana’s first genetically engineered (GE) product - Bt cowpea is now ready to be submitted to the National Biosafety Authority (NBA) for approval....
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Bangladesh: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Bangladesh is a role model of acceptance and advancement of modern agricultural biotechnology.
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Bangladesh: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Bangladesh is a role model of acceptance and advancement of modern biotech in daily life.
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Canada: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

The estimated area planted to Genetically Engineered (GE) crops in Canada was down 2 percent in 2018, due primarily to lower soybean area in the prairie provinces.
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Pakistan: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Pakistan continues to make significant progress towards implementing a full-fledged biotechnology and seed regulatory structure that is expected to facilitate the introduction of new seed....
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South Korea: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

In February 2016, Korea revised the Food Sanitation Act, expanding mandatory biotech labeling to include all products with detectable biotech ingredients.
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Nigeria: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

In April 2015, Nigeria signed its biosafety bill and established the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA). NBMA functions to regulate the law and provide oversight for utilizing...
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Bangladesh: Grain and Feed Update

For marketing year (MY) 2015/16 (May to April), Post’s estimate for total rice area and production is unchanged at 11.8 million hectares and 34.8 million tons.
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Panama: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Panama has approved the imports of GM corn seeds for local production, and has conducted GM mosquitoes and salmon field tests.
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Honduras: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Honduras is the only country in Central America that allows commercial production and field trials of agricultural biotech crops.
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Costa Rica: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Recent high-profile activism against biotechnology has created uncertainty among those involved in production and research of biotechnology products in Costa Rica.