HIGH-LEVEL CONFERENCE “MODERN BIOTECHNOLOGIES IN AGRICULTURE”

The European Commission organized a high-level conference on “Modern Biotechnologies in Agriculture – Paving the way for responsible innovation”. This one-day conference taken place in Brussels, Belgium, on Thursday 28 September 2017.

Ahead of the conference, the European seed sector held the campaign #EmbracingNature to underline and explain the essential role plant breeding innovation plays in tackling Europe’s agri-food challenges, including meeting consumer demands and contributing to a highly productive and more sustainable agriculture and food production system.

Sources: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/health_food-safety/events/20170928_modern_biotech.htm ;

https://www.euroseeds.eu/putting-plant-breeding-innovation-heart-sustainable-eu-agri-food-policy

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