The conference itself revolved around an interactive session that enabled participants to embrace innovative bio-safety
practices and tools.
Under the MoU, the association will provide technical support to the engaged laboratories and will assist in constituting a bio-safety
committee for regular review of bio-safety
and security status in the laboratory.
India accounts for the largest area of Bt cotton in the world, with more than 10 million hectares planted in 2016.Lesser technologically developed countries like Burkina Faso and Sudan are among the four African countries producing Bt cotton.Non-existent bio-safety
risksSeveral health and bio-safety
concerns raised by Kenyans over the years, including threats to life, could have been more serious in India where seven million farmers have been growing GM cotton on 12 million hectares, (approximately a quarter of cotton demand globally) throughout the country since it was introduced 16 years ago, according to published data.
NAN recalls that fire destroyed the entire Bio-Safety
Laboratory (BSL) 2 complex, store, media room on March 26.
'47 Rules and Bio-safety
Guidelines are very essential mechanism for lawful business in Pakistan.
"In line with the Dubai Industrial Strategy 2030, once complete, the cluster will include a globally important, modern, low-carbon, and digital food processing and trading center in the Middle East that will integrate the processing of meals, the processing of packaged food, cold chain storage, production of food packages, e-commerce and commodities exhibition, bio-safety
disposal of waste water and solid waste," he added.
Sean Kaufman, a bio-safety
scholar from US, lauded Pakistani academicians in producing highly motivated and competent people who he came across during the workshops.
The theme of the workshop was to train the young researchers, scientists and students about bio-safety
Speaking at a workshop on bio-technology and bio-safety
for food and feed security in Pakistan here on Friday, the Minister for National Food Security and Research, Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan, said that use of agricultural biotechnology has the potential to enhance country's food production by at least six percent.
Secretary, Textile Industry Division was informed that the variety approval process was delayed at the National Bio-safety
centre (NBC) and all the newly developed varieties are in the pipeline for not getting certification from NBC.
New Delhi, Mar 11 ( ANI ): Agriculture and Food Processing Minister Sharad Pawar introduced the Agricultural Bio-Safety
Bill-2013 in the Lok Sabha today.
Funded by the International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, the workshop aims to create awareness of the bio-safety
of genetically engineered (GE) crops and promote best practices from biotechnology laboratories to farmers' fields.