While its advocates welcome the promotion of gene technology to combat hunger in developing and threshold countries, others warn of this technology?s having adverse impacts, in precisely these countries. Keywords in the discussion are food security, food sovereignty, technology transfer, and the just use of biological diversity.
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Federal Ethics Committee on Non-Human Biotechnology ECNH
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