IPBO builds awareness and capacity through knowledge transfer in enabling technologies and promotion of innovative research for low and middle income countries.
is nomated on the shortlist for the Science Communication Prize of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts
On November 13, 2013 an IIBN Networking Conference will follow the symposium ‘Achievements of 30 years agrobiotechnology’ organized by the VIB. Case studies illustrating the value of biotechnology contributing to food security and bio-resource conservation will be presented. Institutions, businesses and development partners interested in joining IIBN or the Networking Conference should contact the IIBN Program Manager Prof. Ivan Ingelbrecht.
2013 marks the 30th anniversary of the first successful introduction of foreign genes into plants. Since this scientific breakthrough, genetic engineering has revolutionized fundamental plant research and accelerated strategic improvements in crops.Register and read more
Postgraduate Certificate in Biosafety in Plant Biotechnology by Distance Learning
Registration for the academic year 2013-2014 is now open!
610 scientific articles confirm safety of food and feeds derived from genetically modified crops.
Last year more than 170 million hectares of genetically modified soybean, maize, cotton and canola were grown worldwide with important benefits to the environment and to society.
Cassava Cyanide Diseases & Neurolathyrism Network
A new Issue has arrived:
CCDN News 21. June 2013
Working together to eliminate cyanide poisoning, konzo, tropical ataxic neuropathy (TAN) and neurolathyrism.
Paper for the Postgraduate course "Biosafety in Plant Biotechnology" has been accepted by New Biotechnology and is now available online.
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