The conference with the theme: 'Biotechnology
to Enhance Food Security in sub-Saharan Africa' was put together to fashion out ways to advance biotechnology
inputs in Nigeria's agriculture sector.
This report describes and evaluates animal biotechnology
and its application in veterinary medicine and pharmaceuticals as well as improvement in food production.
The bill seeks to establish the Biotechnology
Authority of the Philippines (BioAP) and eliminate the regulatory complications hampering the commercial release of biotechnology
The association leader urged the federal and provincial governments to establish biotechnology
research centres and said the centres would help generate employment opportunities and address many national issues.
In the context of the Malaysian education system, biotechnology
is a subtopic in the additional science curriculum (Curriculum Development Center, 2013).
He said that use of biotechnology
could be beneficial in raising per acre yield in agriculture products.
'Pursuing the development of marine biotechnology
in Oman, alongside efforts for collaboration and regional awareness, will not only support the country's diversification objectives, but play a vital role in creating new commercial and employment opportunities for the local workforce.'
The aim of the conference was to share the international best practices of using the biotechnology
for the development of agriculture sector and food security.
The real benefits will be attained through generating strong awareness about the practical application of biotechnology
products among general public and farmers at large.
 Most biotechnology
firms focus on the preclinical stage through to Phase II clinical development, with Phase II generally being the optimum point for licensing to a pharmaceutical partner.
by Mobin Mathew Blesson / firstname.lastname@example.org Biotechnology
finds application in a number of fields, said Dr Sadaf Zahra, Head of the Department of Biotechnology
at the Waljat College of Applied Sciences.