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Press Releases from ISAAA (4 total)

ISAAA Holds Webinar on Global Impact of GM Crops

PG Economics reports that crop biotechnology continues to boost farmer income, contribute to food security, and reduce environmental impact of agriculture since the first genetically modified (GM) crop was commercialized in 1996. In the upcoming ISAAA Webinar on July 15, 8PM (GMT+8), Graham Brookes, one of the co-authors of the report and Director of PG Economics, will share the highlights of their report on the economic and environmental benefits of GM

Tackling the menace of Fall Armyworm to bolster farmers’ income in India

• SABC launches an ambitious multi-year “PROJECT SAFFAL (प्रोजैक्ट सफ़ल)” an acronym for Safeguarding Agriculture & Farmers against Fall Armyworm in India • Invites partners from agricultural value chain to join the fight against fall armyworm and bolster farmers’ income and livelihood Mumbai (March 08, 2019) – The South Asia Biotechnology Centre (SABC) – a not-for-profit scientific organization launches an ambitious & multi-year project SAFFAL (प्रोजैक्ट सफ़ल) to safeguard agriculture and farmers against
06-26-2018 | Science & Education
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Biotech Crop Adoption Leads to Greater Sustainability and Socioeconomic Opportun …

(June 26, 2018) – Today, the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA) and PG Economics, Ltd. released new studies highlighting the continued social, environmental and economic benefits of the global adoption of biotechnology in agriculture. The complementary studies – PG Economics’ “GM Crops: Global Socio-Economic and Environmental Impacts 1996-2016” and ISAAA’s “Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops: 2017” – examine the continued widespread adoption of global crop
05-03-2016 | Science & Education
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Biotech/GM Crops Planted on Two Billion Hectares from 1996 to 2015

The International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA) released its annual report detailing the adoption of biotech crops, “20th Anniversary of the Global Commercialization of Biotech Crops (1996-2015) and Biotech Crop Highlights in 2015,” showcasing the global increase in biotech hectarage from 1.7 million hectares in 1996 to 179.7 million hectares in 2015. This 100-fold increase in just 20 years makes biotechnology the fastest adopted crop technology in

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