Policy Recommendations from the 13th ICABR Conference on the Emerging Bioeconomy

S.J. Smyth, J.B. Falck-Zepeda, R.S. Gray, A. Nassem, R. Paarlberg, P.W.B. Phillips, C.E. Pray, S. Savastano, P. Scandizzo, S. Scatasta, J.H.H. Wesseler, D. Zilberman

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The International Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology Research held its 13th annual conference in Ravello, Italy in June 2009. The theme of the conference was the bioeconomy, and this topic was addressed through research presentations from academia, government, and industry. Numerous presentations from developing countries highlighted the benefits of agricultural biotechnology in these nations. The broad range of presentations provided a wealth of insights, resulting in three policy recommendations regarding future funding, international regulation, and technology transfer.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)98-103
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2010


  • food security
  • food prices
  • food safety
  • policy
  • biobased economy
  • food vs fuel
  • biofuels
  • consultancy

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