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Cover for International trade and policies for genetically modified products.

This book addresses international trade and policy issues concerning agricultural biotechnology. The 16 chapters in this volume are edited and revised versions of papers presented at the 8th International Conference of the International Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology Research, held in...

Author(s)
Evenson, R. E.; Santaniello, V.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990569)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biotechnology and the emergence of club behaviour in agricultural trade.

This chapter emphasizes direct trade in GM crops. It notes that two distinct groupings of countries are emerging in formulations of regulatory regimes for GM foods. One group is the EU 'club' where a combination of bans and restrictions on trade are being implemented. The second group is the North...

Author(s)
Tothova, M.; Oehmke, J. F.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990569)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Trade in genetically modified food: promises and pitfalls for the poor.

This chapter seeks to shed light on the complexities surrounding the international debate on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and how they affect developing countries. First, it provides a brief overview of the current status of GM crops in agriculture and explores the potential for growing GM ...

Author(s)
Nielsen, C. P.; Thierfelder, K. E.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930509)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conflict and consensus-building: international commercial policy and agricultural biotechnology.

This chapter outlines the major international commercial policy issues pertaining to biotechnology, including genetically modified foods. It explains the sometimes complementary and sometimes conflicting roles of the World Trade Organization and other international institutions in dealing with...

Author(s)
Hobbs, J. E.; Kerr, W. A.; Gaisford, J. D.; Isaac, G.; Klein, K. K.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997421)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for International trade in genetically altered agricultural products: impact of the biosafety protocol.

This chapter discusses the genesis, purpose and essential provisions of the Biosafety Protocol, followed by a consideration of the interaction between environmental values and international trade agreements. It is pointed out that World Trade Organization agreements, which recognize that ostensible ...

Author(s)
Thorson, N. W.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996639)
Type
Book chapter

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