Biotechnologies at work for smallholders: Case studies from developing countries in crops, livestock and fish.
Occasional papers on Innovation in Family Farming.
Edited by: J. Ruane, J.D. Dargie, C. Mba, P. Boettcher, H.P.S. Makkar, D.M. Bartley and A. Sonnino
October 2013, FAO, 204 pages
29 October 2013. FAO published a a new book on “Biotechnologies at work for smallholders: Case studies from developing countries in crops, livestock and fish”.
The press release is available in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Italian and Spanish. To accompany the press release, a Question-and-Answers document (in English) was also published as well as a radio interview (in English and Spanish) with Andrea Sonnino, Chief of the FAO Research and Extension Unit.
Andrea Sonnino is Chief of FAO’s Research and Extension unit. In an interview he elaborates on biotechnologies, a case study in India, as well as why these biotechnologies can be useful for achieving food security.
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