G8 Hokkaido Leader Statement on Global Food Security

Sectors : Agricultural and biotechnology
Organisation : G8
Date made: 
2008
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“7. we will:...

...(c) promote agricultural research and development, and the training of a new generation of developing country scientists and experts focusing on the dissemination of improved, locally adapted and sustainable farming technologies, in particular via the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), and through partnerships such as the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA);”

Scope: 
International

“7. we will:...

...(g) accelerate research and development and increase access to new agricultural technologies to boost agricultural production; we will promote science-based risk analysis including on the contribution of seed varieties developed through biotechnology;”

Scope: 
International