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African Crop Science Journal
African Crop Science Society
ISSN: 1021-9730
EISSN: 2072-6589
Vol. 3, No. 3, 1995, pp. 255-266
Bioline Code: cs95031
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

African Crop Science Journal, Vol. 3, No. 3, 1995, pp. 255-266

 en Objectives and Needs for Agricultural Biotechnology: Biosafety and International Collaboration
Cohen, J.I. & Komen, J.

Abstract

To derive benefits from biotechnology, research should relate to development needs and offer practical benefits. For Africa, research should focus on improving the quality and standard of agriculture, increasing yield stability, and ensuring sustainable productivity. The desired benefits of biotechnology will only be possible if conventional agricultural research foundations are capable of translating laboratory findings into field applications. This requires that biosafety regulatory structures be put in place.

Keywords
Agricultural research, Biosafety regulation structures, development needs

 
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