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Title: Biotechnology in Food and Agriculture
Alternate Title: Biotechnology in Food and Agriculture -- FAO
Url: http://www.fao.org/biotech/en/
Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Description: The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations provides this Website about the role and impact of biotechnology in food and agriculture in developing countries. Features of the site include FAO's Statement on Biotechnology (including a discussion of genetically modified organisms), an overview of FAO's activities (such as providing advice and assistance to member countries, disseminating information, and monitoring new developments concerning biotechnology in food and agriculture), as well as an introduction to biotechnology in the agro-industry, crop, fisheries, forestry, and livestock sectors with links to FAO publications (most may be read online). Other highlights of the site include meeting news, a glossary of terms and acronyms currently used in the field of biotechnology, a member list for the FAO Inter-Departmental Working Group on Biotechnology, and links. The FAO Electronic Forum on Biotechnology in Food and Agriculture (reviewed in the May 26, 2000 Scout Report) is a series of moderated email conferences concerning agricultural biotechnology and developing countries. The Website is available in English, Arabic, Chinese, French, and Spanish.
LC Classification: Agriculture -- Agriculture (General) -- General works -- Special aspects of agriculture as a whole, A-Z -- Genetic engineering
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Genetics -- Molecular genetics. Genetic engineering
Technology -- Chemical technology -- Biotechnology -- Biotechnological production, modification, and applications of individual compounds or classes of compounds -- Special, A-Z -- Food
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Biology
Science -- Technology
Science -- Agriculture
Key Concept: Agriculture
Agriculture -- Biotechnology
Agriculture -- Crops
Agriculture -- Food
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Format: html
Audience: Higher Education
Technical School Second Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: Arabic
Access Rights: Free access
Source: Scout Archives
Full Record Views: 7
Resource URL Clicks: 2
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