FANRPAN Policy brief No. 1: Agricultural biotechnology and biosafety in the SADC region

This brief is based on two papers prepared for the regional policy dialogue on Biotechnology, Agriculture and Food Security in Southern Africa convened by FANRPAN and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). In Johannesburg in April2003, papers presented at the meeting covered key policy issues on food safety and consumer choice, intellectual property rights, ethics, trade, and conflict resolution and are summarized in a Proceedings volume published jointly by FANRPAN and IFPRI.