Posts made in September, 2017

Davao vegetable council supports commercial planting of Bt eggplant

Posted by on Sep 14, 2017 in Activities, News | 0 comments

Davao vegetable council supports commercial planting of Bt eggplant

            [Posted September 9, 2017] THE Vegetable Industry Council of Southern Mindanao (Vicsmin) has expressed its full support for the commercial planting of Bt eggplant in the country. This came after its officers and members signed a one-page manifesto of support during the roundtable discussion on Bt eggplant held on September 4 in Davao City. The one-day event was organized by the South East Asia Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in...

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NAM ADOPTS RESOLUTION SUPPORTING BIOTECHNOLOGY

Posted by on Sep 14, 2017 in Activities, News | 0 comments

NAM ADOPTS RESOLUTION SUPPORTING BIOTECHNOLOGY

              [Posted September 13, 2017 ] The Non-Aligned Movement scientists acknowledged the importance of biotechnology during the technical meeting on Science and Technology in Zimbabwe on August 22-24, 2017. The meeting focused on its theme “Driving Value Addition and Beneficiation” with participating experts from Cuba, Egypt, Gambia, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Mauritius, Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan,...

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Agricultural biotechnologies in Asia-Pacific

Posted by on Sep 11, 2017 in Activities, News | 0 comments

Agricultural biotechnologies in Asia-Pacific

            By: Kundhavi Kadiresan – @inquirerdotnet 05:07 AM September 11, 2017   For economists like myself, understanding the complex world of agricultural sciences involves a learning curve. When we talk about employing biotechnologies in agricultural production and sustainable food systems for better nutrition, it’s easy to get lost in the jargon. You’ve probably heard some of it—use of molecular markers, microbial food fermentation, reproductive...

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