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Volume 12 Supplement 8

Environmental Release of Engineered Pests: Building an International Governance Framework


The opinions expressed and arguments employed in this publication are the sole responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the OECD or of the governments of its Member countries. The Conference was sponsored by the OECD Co-operative Research Programme on Biological Resource Management for Sustainable Agricultural Systems, whose financial support made it possible for most of the invited speakers to participate in the Conference. The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

Raleigh, NC, USA5-6 October 2016

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Edited by Lucy Carter, Zachary Brown and Fred Gould.

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  1. In October 2016, a two-day meeting of 65 academic, government and industry professionals was held at North Carolina State University for early-stage discussions about the international governance of gene drives: ...

    Authors: Zachary S. Brown, Lucy Carter and Fred Gould
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 8):10
  2. In India, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and the products thereof are regulated under the “Rules for the manufacture, use, import, export & storage of hazardous microorganisms, genetically engineered or...

    Authors: Vibha Ahuja
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 8):14
  3. The emergence of new technologies for genetic modification has broadened the range of possible new products. The regulations of many countries that could benefit from these new products may not be prepared to ...

    Authors: Paulo P. Andrade, Marília Andreza da Silva Ferreira, Marta Silva Muniz and Amaro de Casto Lira-Neto
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 8):16
  4. The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Agency recognizes that Africa is in a period of transition and that this demands exploring and harnessing safe advances made in science-based innovations in...

    Authors: Barbara Glover, Olalekan Akinbo, Moussa Savadogo, Samuel Timpo, Godwin Lemgo, Woldeyesus Sinebo, Sunday Akile, Silas Obukosia, Jeremy Ouedraogo, Margareth Ndomondo-Sigonda, Muffy Koch, Diran Makinde and Aggrey Ambali
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 8):11
  5. Policy and management related to the release of organisms generated by emerging biotechnologies for pest management should be informed through public engagement. Regulatory decisions can be conceptually distin...

    Authors: Michael M. Burgess, John D. Mumford and James V. Lavery
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2018 12(Suppl 8):12

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