Second Global Round Table Discussion on Public Awareness, Access to Information and Public Participation regarding GMOs in Switzerland
One of NCBP's aims this year is to effectively engage and inform the public about modern biotechnology and biosafety regulations. This goal was further realized when the Philippines, through Ms. Julieta Fe L. Estacio, was invited to present the Philippine experience in the regulation of GMOs in the second Global Round table on public awareness, access to information and public participation regarding GMOs at the Palais des Nations (Salle V) in Geneva, Switzerland last 15 to 17 December.
Last November 11, the National Committee on Biosafety of the Philippines (NCBP) in partnership with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) conducted a Forum on the Development, Adoption, and Regulation of Gene Transfer Systems and other New and Emerging Technologies in Plant Breeding in Makati City.
In line with its persistent efforts to familiarize stakeholders on the new guidelines on genetically modified organisms (GMOs), the DOST-DA-DENR-DOH-DILG Join
NCBP and PBS conduct workshop on Socio-Economics, Ethical, and Cultural Considerations (SEECC) in the context of GM Regulations
Dr. Leo Gonzales of STRIVE Foundation discussing the experience of socio-economic assessments in the Philippines
Dr. Jose Falck-Zepeda of PBS discussing methodologies on socio-economic considerations
Last September 8-9, 2016, the National Committee on Biosafety of the Philippines (NCBP) in collaboration with the Program for Biosafety Systems (PBS) conducted a workshop on the socio-economic considerations of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) at the Acacia Hotel in Alabang, Muntinlupa City.
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