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Agricultural biotechnology: opportunities for international development. Report on the World Bank/ISNAR/AIDAB/ACIAR Seminar, Canberra, Australia, 25-27 May, 1989


, : Agricultural biotechnology: opportunities for international development. Report on the World Bank/ISNAR/AIDAB/ACIAR Seminar, Canberra, Australia, 25-27 May, 1989. Australian Journal of Biotechnology 4(2): 106-108

This is a brief account of the seminar, introducing the areas covered and an address by David Hopper, Senior Vice President at the World Bank. The need for an integrated strategic analysis and technology assessment is highlighted. Greater public/private sector collaboration is urged. Wider dissemination of information on intellectual property rights and risk-assessment methodologies is needed.

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