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Will India approve more GMO crops? ‘Ideological’ regulators could halt progress

Financial Express | 
The apex regulator of genetically-modified (GM) crops has permitted a Jalna, Maharashtra-based seed company to do confined bio-safety trials on ...
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Viewpoint: India’s proposed CRISPR crop rules could ‘severely constrain’ gene-editing innovation

Financial Express | 
At long last, [India's] Department of Biotechnology has [published] draft genome editing guidelines on January 9 for month-long public comments ...
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Viewpoint: To support farmers, India should promote consumer acceptance of GMO crops

Financial Express | 
With Prakash Javadekar taking charge of the environment ministry from the inert Harsh Vardhan, and hopes kindling of genetically-engineered brinjal ...
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Indian farmers no closer to gaining access to GMO mustard 8 months after recommended approval

Financial Express | 
On May 11, last year, the GEAC, [India's] apex authority for assessing the safety of genetically modified (GM) crops, declared ...
Why hasn't India embraced GM food as it did Green Revolution technologies?

Why hasn’t India embraced GM food as it did Green Revolution technologies?

Swarajya | 
[Editor's note: Vivian Fernandes is editor of Smart Indian Agriculture, a website devoted to promoting modern practices in agriculture including use ...

Why do people accept biotech in medicine but not GMO foods?

Smart Indian Agriculture | 
[Editor's note: this article summarizes a paper (PAY WALL) published in the journal Annual Review of Resource Economics.] In a paper─ The ...

Regulation, not domestic capability, stifles biotechnology in India

Swarajya | 
 In this interview, [K.K. Narayanan, one of the Founder-Directors of Metahelix Life Sciences] speaks about the arduous but persistent ...

India’s director of agricultural research calls for more public-private GMO partnerships

Financial Express | 
Trilochan Mohapatra [a molecular geneticist] took over as . . . director general, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) in February. ...

Regulatory uncertainty strangling India’s domestic development of agricultural biotech

Swarajya | 
. . . . There are very few companies in India engaged in genetic engineering to improve the yields of crops ...

Scientists call out Indian government to reject activist agitatiton over GMO mustard

Quint | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Activist Vandana Shiva, an ...

Lesson to India? Bangladesh got GMO approval by challenging ‘devious’ environmentalists

New Kerala | 
Bangladesh Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury has set an example by politically challenging extreme environmentalists and private-enterprise-hating ideologues, which is in ...

India stalls trials of genetically modified mustard

Financial Express | 
The pull of a technology that boosts mustard yield by between a fifth and a third should have been as ...
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