Switzerland: Summary of WTO Biotechnology Seminar
The third annual Post-organized biotechnology seminar entitled “Biotechnology and Sustainable Agricultural Production” was held June 13, 2017 at the WTO. Speakers from Portugal, Senegal, and the United States discussed the role of biotechnology in working toward more sustainable agricultural production. Also addressed were land-use constraints and implication for management of biotechnology in Africa and how sustainable production that employs biotechnology can impact family farms. The audience consisted of country representatives to the WTO, other international organizations in Geneva, and private industry.