• Staff
  • Board of Directors
  • Contact Us

Meridian Institute

Search

Search
   
   
Page Type
Food Security Article (3,702)
Topics
Socio-economic issues (3,683)
Regulations, policies, guidelines, and international treaties (2,364)
Food security (1,604)
Smallholder farmers (1,498)
Globalization and Trade (1,471)
Stakeholders
Government (3,260)
Private Sector (2,754)
NGO (2,418)
Academia (1,935)
Other (1,262)
Year
2003 (748)
2002 (746)
2014 (266)
2016 (265)
2013 (261)
Sort By:  Relevance | Date
Showing results 1 - 10 of 3,702
This article considers what it means for countries to take socio-economic considerations into account in their biosafety approval processes for genetically modified (GM) products. The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety says that countries "may" take socio-economic considerations into account,...
A new report from PG Economics, a consulting firm in the U.K., says that the commercial adoption of genetically modified (GM) crops has led to "significant global economic and environmental benefits" and is making important contributions to global food security. Graham Brookes, director of...
India's Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC) has asked the National Centre for Agriculture Economics and Policy Research (NCAP) to conduct a study of the socio-economic impacts that would be associated with the adoption of Bt eggplant (a.k.a. "brinjal") in India. Bt eggplant...
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has published a 112-page annotated bibliography of studies that assess some aspect of the economic and socio-economic impact of agricultural biotechnology (both GMO and non-GMO) in developing countries. The bibliography gives brief, paragraph-length descriptions...
A new report from PG Economics, “GM Crops: Global Socio-economic and Environmental Impacts 1996-2014,” finds that globally, crop biotechnology has continued to provide substantial economic and environmental benefits. “Where farmers have been given the choice of growing GM crops, the economic benefits...
This United Nations 58th General Assembly Report of the Secretary General states that it is in the interest of people from both developed and developing countries to use safe biotechnological applications as widely as possible. This, it says, requires the development and implementation of policies that...
The Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will host an online public meeting next week, April 18-20. The focus of the meeting, "Aligning Research Investments to the Global Food Security Strategy: A Three-Day...
This United Nations 58th General Assembly Report of the Secretary General states that it is in the interest of people from both developed and developing countries to use safe biotechnological applications as widely as possible. This, it says, requires the development and implementation of policies that...
This article summarizes issues that effect humanitarian use technology transfer (HUTT), with a focus on agricultural biotechnologies. The author, Cornell University graduate student Travis Lybbert, briefly discusses the recent evolution of the term "humanitarian use" (HU) and notes, "Ambiguity...
This book from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is a compilation of essays that expore the links between land quality, agricultural productivity, and food security. The essays, from a range of experts, including soil scientists, geographers, and economists, analyze new data on...