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  • The Trade Dispute About Genetically Engineered Products: Argentina Against the European Communities 

    Burachik, Moises (University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, 2013)
    This article aims to describe the circumstances and development of the first significant trade dispute involving the regulatory views on genetically engineered (GE, referred to as genetically modified, GM, in the European ...
  • Ex-ante Economic Analysis of Biological Control of Coconut Mite in Benin 

    Oleke, Jofrey M.; Manyong, Victor; Mignouna, Djana; Mutabazi, Khamaldin; Hanna, Rachid; Sabelis, Maurice; Isinika, Aida (University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, 2013)
    The coconut mite, Aceria guerreronis Keifer, has been identified as one of the pests that pose a threat to the coconut industry in Benin. The study presents the simulation results of the economic benefits of the biological ...
  • For the Approval Process of GMOs: The Japanese Case 

    Ebata, Ayako; Punt, Maarten; Wesseler, Justus, 1963- (University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, 2013)
    This article reviews the approval process of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in Japan. The purpose of this review is to explain the Japanese safety approval procedures for food, feed, and imported GMOs and place it ...
  • Managing Trade in Products of Biotechnology—Which Alternative to Choose: Science or Politics? 

    Smyth, Stuart J.; Kerr, William A. (William Alexander); Phillips, Peter W. B. (University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, 2013)
    Biotechnology has triggered a spirited debate about how to assess risks, what rules to use, and where to vest the authority to decide. Post World War II, there has been a strong move to normalize and institutionalize a ...
  • Bioproduct Approval Regulation : An Analysis of Front-line Governance Complexity 

    Phillips, Peter W. B.; Clark, Lisa F. (University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, 2013)
    The behaviors and seemingly disconnected exchanges between actors operating within subcomponents of hierarchical decision-making systems can contribute to unanticipated broader-system effects. The concept of complexity is ...
  • Role of Biotechnology in Stimulating Agribusiness R&D Investment in India 

    Pray, Carl E. (Carl Esek); Nagarajan, Latha (University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, 2013)
    Biotechnology influenced Indian R&D through three channels: Bt cotton seed sales increased seed companies’ income, providing them with money to invest in R&D and increasing their expectation for future profits from R&D; ...
  • Financing of Regional Biotechnology Regulations: Lessons from West Africa 

    Linacre, Nicholas A.; Birner, Regina (University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, 2013)
    Access to agricultural technology is important for increasing food security and promoting development in many low-income countries. Increasingly, donor agencies and development institutions are supporting the creation of ...