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Biotechnology and Sustainable Development: Voices of the South and North

Edited By: I Serageldin and GJ Persley

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Jan 2003 | #137575 | ISBN: 0851996752
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About this book

Based on the first scientific conference convened at the new Library of Alexandria, Egypt in March 2002. Contains overviews of agriculture, health, ethics and the environment and discusses how dramatic improvements in food security, health and lifestyle could accrue to the poor people of developing countries through the applications of new technologies.


Contents

The new life sciences and sustainable development; the new life sciences for food and agriculture; the new life sciences for human health; the new life sciences for the conservation of natural resources; the safe use of new biotechnologies; public perceptions; towards new partnerships. (Part contents.)


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