Although the rise of genetically modified (GM) crops has been dramatic, its uptake has not been the smooth nor universal transition predicted by its advocates. Controversy has marked even countries where its growth has been impressively rapid. All too commonly its regulation has been challenged as inadequate, even biased.
The workshop draws on global lessons to explore the future of GM policy in the UK, and will address:
This workshop marks the launch of Durham University research, funded by the John Templeton Foundation, and involving research teams across India, Mexico and Brazil, into the views of scientists, farmers and the public.GM Futures Workshop Programme.pdf