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16 - Regulatory systems and agricultural biotechnology

from Part 3 - Lessons learned about implementing new genetics crops in policy

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References

Ammann, K. (2011). The GM crop risk–benefit debate: science and socio-economics. In R. A. Meyers (ed.) Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology. Springer, New York.
Foresight (2011). The Future of Food and Farming, Final Project Report. Government Office for Science, London.
National Academy of Sciences (1987). Agricultural Biotechnology: Strategies for National Competitiveness. NAS, Washington, DC.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (1986). Recombinant DNA Safety Considerations. [Also known as The Blue Book.] OECD, Paris.
Public Research and Regulation Initiative (2011). Public Research in Modern Biotechnology. http://greenbiotech.eu/
World Health Organization (1982). Biotechnology: The First Laternal Review. WHO, Geneva, Switzerland.

Key further resources

Description of the regulation of agricultural biotechnology
Cantley, M., and Lex, M. (2010). Genetically modified foods and crops. In J. B. Wiener, M. D. Rogers, J. K. Hammitt, and P. H. Sand (eds.) The Reality of Precaution: Comparing Risk Regulation in the United States and Europe, ch. 3. RFF Press, Washington, DC.
Impacts of the regulatory structures upon agricultural biotechnology
Brookes, G., and Barfoot, P. (2011). GM Crops: Global Socio-Economic and Environmental Impact 1996–2009. PG Economics Ltd, Dorchester, UK.
James, C. (2011). Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops 2010, ISAAA Brief No. 42. International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications, Ithaca, NY.
Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry (2008). Golden Rice and other biofortified food crops for developing countries: challenges and potential. Report from the Bertebos Conference, Falkenberg, Sweden.
Strauss, S. H., Kershen, D. L., Bouton, J. H., et al. (2010). Far-reaching deleterious impacts of regulations on research and environmental studies of recombinant DNA-modified perennial biofuel crops in the United States. BioSciences 60, 729–741.
Regulatory structures: needed changes
Durham, T., Doucet, J., and Unruh-Snyer, L. (2011). Risk of regulation or regulation of risk? A de minimis framework for genetically modified crops. AgBioForum 14, 61–70.
Gressel, J. (2008). Genetic Glass Ceilings: Transgenics for Crop Biodiversity. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD.
Paarlberg, R. (2008). Starved for Science: How Biotechnology Is Being Kept Out of Africa. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA.
Food security for developing nations
Potrykus, I., and Ammann, K. (eds.) (2010). Transgenic plants for food security in the context of development, proceedings of a study week of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences. New Biotechnology 27, 445–718.
World Bank (2008). World Development Report 2008: Agriculture for Development. World Bank, Washington, DC. www.worldbank.org/

Description of the regulation of agricultural biotechnology

Cantley, M., and Lex, M. (2010). Genetically modified foods and crops. In J. B. Wiener, M. D. Rogers, J. K. Hammitt, and P. H. Sand (eds.) The Reality of Precaution: Comparing Risk Regulation in the United States and Europe, ch. 3. RFF Press, Washington, DC.

Impacts of the regulatory structures upon agricultural biotechnology

Brookes, G., and Barfoot, P. (2011). GM Crops: Global Socio-Economic and Environmental Impact 1996–2009. PG Economics Ltd, Dorchester, UK.
James, C. (2011). Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops 2010, ISAAA Brief No. 42. International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications, Ithaca, NY.
Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry (2008). Golden Rice and other biofortified food crops for developing countries: challenges and potential. Report from the Bertebos Conference, Falkenberg, Sweden.
Strauss, S. H., Kershen, D. L., Bouton, J. H., et al. (2010). Far-reaching deleterious impacts of regulations on research and environmental studies of recombinant DNA-modified perennial biofuel crops in the United States. BioSciences 60, 729–741.

Regulatory structures: needed changes

Durham, T., Doucet, J., and Unruh-Snyer, L. (2011). Risk of regulation or regulation of risk? A de minimis framework for genetically modified crops. AgBioForum 14, 61–70.
Gressel, J. (2008). Genetic Glass Ceilings: Transgenics for Crop Biodiversity. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD.
Paarlberg, R. (2008). Starved for Science: How Biotechnology Is Being Kept Out of Africa. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA.

Food security for developing nations

Potrykus, I., and Ammann, K. (eds.) (2010). Transgenic plants for food security in the context of development, proceedings of a study week of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences. New Biotechnology 27, 445–718.
World Bank (2008). World Development Report 2008: Agriculture for Development. World Bank, Washington, DC. www.worldbank.org/