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

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.


Moderator:
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.