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An FAO e-mail conference on GMOs in the pipeline in developing countries: The moderator's summary







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    The FAO international technical conference on Agricultural biotechnologies in developing countries: Options and opportunities in crops, forestry, livestock, fisheries and agro-industry to face the challenges of food insecurity and climate change” (ABDC-10, http://www.fao.org/biotech/abdc/) took place in Guadalajara, Mexico in March 2010. A major objective of the conference was to take stock of the application of biotechnologies across the different food and agricultural sectors in developing cou ntries, in order to learn from the past and to identify options for the future to face the challenges of food insecurity, climate change and natural resource degradation. The FAO Biotechnology Forum is hosting this e-mail conference on “GMOs in the pipeline: Looking to the next five years in the crop, forestry, livestock, aquaculture and agro-industry sectors in developing countries” to look into the near future in order to inform the debate about GMOs in the pipeline, considering the specific kind of GMOs that are likely to be commercialized in developing countries over the next five years and to discuss their potential implications.
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    An FAO e-mail conference on agricultural innovation systems and family farming: the Moderator's summary 2012
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    From 4 June to 1 July 2012, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) hosted a moderated e-mail conference on 'Ensuring the full participation of family farmers in agricultural innovation systems: Key issues and case studies'. About 560 people subscribed to the conference, from nearly 50 countries.
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    On 10-23 October 2016, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) hosted a moderated e-mail conference on "Exploring the contribution of small farms to achieving food security and improved nutrition". This document provides a summary, prepared by the conference moderator, of the main issues discussed by the participants. Before the conference began, participants received the Background Document which, inter alia, described 15 questions to be addressed in the e-mail confere nce, organized under four main themes.

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