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Invitation to a Panel Discussion:
Benefits of Science-Based Agricultural Biotechnology Trade and Regulatory Regimes
September 16, 2016

You are Cordially Invited to Attend a U.S. Mission Sponsored Seminar on 

Benefits of Science-Based Agricultural Biotechnology Trade and Regulatory Regimes

September 21, 2016 at 14:00
WTO, Room D

Three expert speakers that will present include:

  • Nicholas Kalaitzandonakes, Agriculture and Applied Economics, University of Missouri will speak on economic and environmental impacts of biotechnology in North America and implications for biotechnology regulation.
  • Paulo Paes de Andrade, Department of Genetics at the Pernambuco Federal University in Recife, Brazil will discuss Brazil’s experience and lessons learned in establishing a biotechnology regulatory system with emphasis on the impact on Brazilian agricultural production and trade.
  • Margaret Karembu, Director of the AfriCenter for the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications will address how science-based public policy can impact food security, poverty reduction and environmental conservation in Africa.

Eunice Huang, Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Singapore

Please join us for light snacks before the event outside room D at 13:30

For those who do not have a WTO badge, please contact aggeneva@fas.usda.gov so we can include your name on a list at the WTO front gate so that you will be allowed entrance with any form of ID.