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EuropaBio - The European Association for Bioindustries
Representing about 40 member companies operating worldwide and 24 national biotechnology associations, EuropaBio ensures that the European institutions and policy makers as well as stakeholders at a national level engage in a balanced debate and create coherent legislation for Europe’s bioindustries. Representatives in Brussels and at national level work to promote an informed dialogue with all stakeholders about the ethical, social and economic aspects of biotechnology and its applications.
Weblink: www.europabio.org 

BIO - The Biotechnology Industry Organization
Bio provides information, advocacy and business support for over 1,000 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations in all 50 US states and 33 other nations.
Weblink: www.bio.org

AfricaBio is a non-political, non-profit biotechnology association for the development and application of biotechnology in Africa.
Weblink: www.africabio.com

The International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA)
ISAAA is a not-for-profit charitable organization, established to facilitate the acquisition and transfer of agricultural biotechnology applications from the industrial countries, for the benefit of resource-poor farmers in the developing world.
Weblink: www.isaaa.org

International Organisations

The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
The FAO has a dedicated section on food and agriculture on its’ official website that provides useful information about biotechnology.
Weblink: www.fao.org

The Biosafety Information Network and Advisory Service (BINAS)
BINAS is a service of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).
Weblink: binas.unido.org

The Codex Alimentarius Commission
It was created in 1963 by FAO and WHO to develop food standards, guidelines and related texts such as codes of practice under the Joint FAO/WHO Food Standards Programme.
Weblink: www.codexalimentarius.net

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
The website has a dedicated section on biotechnology.
Weblink: www.oecd.org

The World Health Organisation

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Weblink: www.unep.org

World Trade Organisation (WTO)
Weblink: www.wto.org


FoodProductionDaily.com is positioned as a global food production news web site based in Europe that aims to provide a European-driven view of food and beverage processing issues.
Weblink: www.foodproductiondaily.com

The Science and Development Network (SciDev.Net) provides reliable and authoritative information on science and technology related issues that impact on the economic and social development of developing countries.
Weblink: www.scidev.net

Tech Central Station
Tech Central Station is a news web portal that provides analysis, research and commentary to help us better understand how technology is changing and shaping our world.
Weblink: www.techcentralstation.be

Checkbiotech.org is an online platform providing reliable and up-to-date information on agricultural biotechnology.
Weblink: www.checkbiotech.org

The Pew Initiative on Food and Biotechnology
The Pew Initiative on Food and Biotechnology was established in 2001 to provide credible information on agricultural biotechnology for the public, media and policymakers in the United States.
Weblink: pewagbiotech.org

Bio-Scope is an online tool for experts and non experts to exchange views and learn more about biotechnology . The site also offers unbiased and daily updated information from leading publications, newspapers and scientific journals.
Weblink: www.bio-scope.org

AgBiotechNet publishes up to date information about biotechnology and biosafety for researchers and policy makers.
Weblink: www.agbiotechnet.com

A Canadian company dedicated to providing public policy, regulatory, and risk assessment expertise for products of biotechnology.
Weblink: www.agbios.com


Foodfuture is a website produced by the British Food and Drink Federation, explains in simple terms what GM crops and foods are and examines some of the questions most commonly raised about the technology.
Weblink: www.foodfuture.org.uk

A 'Test-Achat' consumer site that uses existing scientific knowledge to answer the most frequently asked questions on GMOs.
Weblink: www.gmo-ogm.org

A web site brought to you by a group of U.S. agricultural schools, known as land grant colleges and universities.
Weblink: agribiotech.info


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