A decade of biotechnology in agriculture: what's next? -- EuropaBio Discussion Evening, 8 Dec

November 30, 2005

Brussels, 29 Nov 2005

An evening discussion on what biotechnology means for agriculture worldwide will take place in Brussels, Belgium, on 8 December.

This year marks the tenth anniversary of the first commercially-available biotech crop. To commemorate this milestone, EuropaBio has organised a discussion on what biotechnology means for world agriculture - from the perspectives of a farmer and two of the world's major agricultural forces: Brazil and the United States.

The main topics for discussion will be the benefits of biotechnology; the lessons learned; the future and the implications of various policy approaches.

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