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Contributors

Papers

Moh’d M. Ajlouni, National Center for Agricultural Research and Technology Transfer, P.O. Box 639, Baga 19381 Jordan

Ariel Alvarez-Morales, CINVESTAV-IRAPUATO, Apdo Postal 629, Irapuato, Gto. CP 36500, Mexico

Lyden Baker, International Livestock Research Institute, P.O. Box 30709, Nairobi, Kenya

Gerard Barry, Rice Team, Monsanto, 700 Chesterfield Parkway North, Chesterfield, MO 63017 USA

Richard Bishop, International Livestock Research Institute, P.O. Box 30709, Nairobi, Kenya

Lynn R. Brown, World Bank, 1818 H. Street N.W., Washington, D.C. 20433 USA

Christopher J. Chetsanga, Biotechnology Research Institute, 1574 Alpes Road, Hatcliffe, P.O. Box 6640, Harare, Zimbabwe

Joel I. Cohen, Information and New Technologies, ISNAR, P.O. Box 93375, 2509 AJ The Hague, The Netherlands

Marc J. Cohen, International Food Policy Research Institute, 2033 K Street N.W., Washington, D.C. 20006 USA

Michael B. Cohen, International Rice Research Institute, MCPO Box 3127, Makati City, 1271, Philippines

R. James Cook, Washington State University, P.O. Box 646430, Pullman, WA 99164-6430 USA

Reynaldo E. de la Cruz, National Institutes of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (BIOTECH, University of the Philippines, Los Banos, Philippines

Ana Mercedes Espinoza, Centro de Investigacion en Biologia Celular y Molecular, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica

Behzad Ghareyazie, Agricultural Research Institute of Iran, Seed and Plant Improvement Campus, Mard-Abad Road, Karaj, Islamic Republic of Iran

Fred Gould, Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-7634

Robert Horsch, Rice Team, Monsanto, 700 Chesterfield Parkway North, Chesterfield, MO 63017 USA

Brian Johnson, Biotechnology Advisory Unit, c/o English Nature, Roughmoor, Bishop’s Hull, Taunton TA1 5AA, UK

Samuel B. Lehrer, Tulane University Medical Center, 1700 Perdido Street, Room 321 (SL-57), New Orleans, LA 70112 USA

Klaus M. Leisinger, Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development, WRO-1002 11 59m /xg-4002 Basel, Switzerland

Josette Lewis, Biotechnology Adviser, U.S. Agency for International Development, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C. 20523-2110 USA

Magdy Madkour, Agricultural Genetic Engineering Research Institute, Gaioa Street, Giza 12619, Cairo, Egypt

H. Malkawi, National Center for Agricultural Research and Technology Transfer, P.O. Box 639, Baga 19381, Jordan

Alexander McCalla, Rural Development Division, World Bank, 1818 H Street N.W., Washington, D.C. 20433 USA

Subash Morzaria, International Livestock Research Institute, P.O. Box 30709, Nairobi, Kenya

Miguel Munos, Centro de Investigacion en Biologia Celular y Molecular, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica

Cyrus G. Ndiritu, Kenya Agricultural Research Institute, P.O. Box 57811, Nairobi, Kenya

Vish Nene, international Livestock Research Institute, P.O. Box 30709, Nairobi, Kenya

Bongiwe Njobe-Mbuli, National Department of Agriculture, Private Bag x250, Pretoria 0001, Republic of South Africa

Agnes Odonyo, International Livestock Research Institute, P.O. Box 5689, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Gabrielle J. Persley, Rural Development Department, World Bank, 1818 H Street N.W., Washington, D.C. 20433 USA

Per Pinstrup-Andersen, International Food Policy Research Institute, 2033 K Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20006 USA

Ed Rege, International Livestock Research Institute, P.O. Box 5689, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

David L. Richer, AgrEvo U.K. Ltd., Chesterford Park, Saffron Walden, Essex CB10 1XL, England

Maria Jose Amstalden Sampaio, Embrapa, U.S. Plant, Soil and Nutrition Lab-ARS/USDA, Tower Road, Ithaca, NY 14853-2901 USA

Ismail Serageldin, Vice President, World Bank, 1818 H Street N.W., Washington, D.C. 20433 USA

Manju Sharma, Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology Block 2 (7th floor), CGO Complex, Lodi Road, New Delhi, 110 003, India

Ana Sittenfeld, Centro de Investigacion en Biologia Celular y Molecular, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica

M.S. Swaminathan, M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, Taramani, Chennai 600 113, India

Morakot Tanticharoen, National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, 73/1 Rama 6 Road, Ratchadevi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand

Alejandro Zamora, Centro de Investigacion en Biologia Celular y Molecular, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica

Ercole Zerbini, International Livestock Research Institute South Asia Project at the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics, Patancheru, 502 324 AP, India

Qifa Zhang, Huazhongh Agricultural University, National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement, Wuhan 430070, China

Session Chairs:

Donald Winkelmann, CGIAR Technical Advisory Committee, Washington, D.C. USA

Ronald Cantrell, International Rice Research Institute, Los Banos, Philippines

Ruben Echeverria, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, D.C., USA

Kanayo Nwanze, West Africa Rice Development Association, Cote d’Ivoire

Adel El-Beltagy, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas, Aleppo, Syria

Nina Fedoroff, Life Science Consortium and Biotechnology Institute, Pennsylvania State University, USA

Indra K. Vasil, Biotechnology Action Council, Unesco, and University of Florida, USA

Joel E. Cohen, Rockefeller University, USA

Calestous Juma, Center for International Development, Harvard University, USA

R. S. Paroda, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, India

Louise Fresco, Research, Extension and Training Division, FAO, Italy

Wanda Collins, Centro Internacional de la Papa, Peru

Rick Weiss, Science Reporter, The Washington Post, Washington, D.C., USA

Discussants:

Ana Sittenfeld, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica

Val Giddings, Biotechnology Industry Organization, USA

Miguel Altieri, University of California, Berkeley, USA

Jean Halloran, Consumer Policy Institute, USA

James Maryanski, US Food and Drug Administration, USA

Bongiwe Njobe-Mbuli, Department of Agriculture, South Africa

Alain de Janvry, University of California, Berkeley, USA

Jean Marc von der Weid, Assessoria e Servicos a Projetos em Agricultura Alternativa, Brazil

Mark Sagoff, University of Maryland, USA

Geoffrey Hawtin, International Plant Genetic Resources Institute, Italy

Villoo Morawala-Patell, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, India

Sam Dryden, Emergent Genetics, Inc., USA

Francisco Reifschneider, Embrapa, Brazil

Timothy Reeves, Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo, Mexico

Hope Shand, Rural Advancement Foundation International, USA

Carola Kaps, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Germany

G. Venkataramani, The Hindu, India

Walter P. von Wartburg, former Head of Corporate Communications, Novartis, Switzerland

Jagdish Patel, UK Food Group, UK

Rapporteurs:

Villoo Morawala-Patell, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, India

Francisco Reifschneider, Embrapa, Brazil

Joseph Mukiibi, NARO, Uganda

Mohamed Roozitalab, Ministry of Agriculture, Iran

William Padolina, International Rice Research Institute, Philippines

Charlotte Kirk Baer, National Research Council/National Academy of Sciences, USA

Derek Byerlee, World Bank, Washington, D.C. USA

Selcuk Ozgediz, CGIAR Secretariat, Washington, D.C. USA

John Dodds, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas, Syria

Gesa Horstkotte-Wesseler, World Bank, Washington, D.C. USA

Conference Rapporteur:

Gabrielle J. Persley, World Bank, Washington, D.C. USA

Acronyms and Abbreviations

ARIPO

African Regional Intellectual Property Office

BIO

Biotechnology Industry Association

Bt

Bacillus thuringiensis

CBD

Convention on Biological Diversity

CGIAR

Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research

CIAT

Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CGIAR)

CSIR

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (India)

DST

Department of Science and Technology (India)

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization of the U.N.

GFAR

Global Forum on Agricultural Research

GIO

Genetically improved organism

GPS

Geographic positioning system

GURT

Genetic use restriction technology

IARC

International agricultural research center

ICAR

Indian Council of Agricultural Research

ICMR

Indian Council of Medical Research

ICRISAT

International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (CGIAR)

ICSU

International Council for Science

IFAD

International Fund for Agricultural Development

IFPRI

International Food Policy Research Institute (CGIAR)

ILRI

International Livestock Research Institute (CGIAR)

IPR

Intellectual property rights

IRRI

International Rice Research Institute (CGIAR)

KARI

Kenyan Agricultural Research Institute

MTA

Material transfer agreement

NARO

National agricultural research organization

NARS

National agricultural research system

NAS

U.S. National Academy of Science

OAPI

Organisation Africaine de la Propriete Intellectuelle (Yaounde)

OECD

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

PCR

Polymerase chain reaction

R&D

Research and development

RFLP

Restriction fragment length polymorphism

SADCC

Southern African Development Coordination Conference

TAC

Technical Advisory Committee (of the CGIAR)

TCDC

Technical Cooperation Among Developing Countries

TRIPS

Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights

TWAS

Third World Academy of Sciences

UNDP

United Nations Development Programme

UNEP

United Nations Environment Programme

UNESCO

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UNIDO

United Nations Industrial

UPLB

Development Organization University of the Philippines at Los Banos

UPOV

Union Internationale pour la Protection des Obtentions Vegetales (Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Crops)

USAID

U.S. Agency for International Development

USC

Union of Concerned Scientists

WARDA

West Africa Rice Development Association

WIPO

World Intellectual Property Organization

WTO

World Trade Organization

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