Agricultural Biotechnology, Poverty Reduction, and Food Security
Asian Development Bank, Jan 1, 2001 - Agricultural biotechnology - 213 pages
This book is based on a study conducted by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), together with the Australian Centre for International, Agricultural Research and the Australian Agency for International Development, to examine the opportunities and risks of using biotechnology in reducing poverty and achieving food security in Asia.
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