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Philippines: GMO research has support

| October 3, 2013

One of the country’s leading scientist-educators recently lauded the strong support given by the academic and science communities to researches on agricultural biotechnology.

Emil Javier, former president of the University of the Philippines (UP) and former chancellor of UP-Los Baños, said the support was crucial in the face of “organized opposition” to ongoing field trials of crop varieties developed through biotechnology.

Javier cited the support of the UP-Los Baños community, the University of Southern Mindanao (USM), the National Academy of Science and Technology and other mainstream science communities in the Philippines and abroad.

Read the full, original story here: “Genetically engineered crop research backed”

 

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