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Record information and status
Record ID
101079
Status
Published
Date of creation
2010-03-29 20:29 UTC (andrew.bowers@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2012-05-31 16:01 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-05-31 16:01 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

General Information
Title
Maize and biodiversity- the effects of transgenic maize in Mexico, key findings and recommendations
Author
Advisory Group: JOSÉ SARUKHÁN, CHAIR; DAVID A. ANDOW; MINDAHI BASTIDA-MUÑOZ; ANDREW BAUM; SUSAN BRAGDON; CONRAD G. BRUNK; DON S. DOERING; NORMAN ELLSTRAND; AMANDA GÁLVEZ MARISCAL; LUIS HERRERA-ESTRELLA; JULIAN KINDERLERER; LILIA PÉREZ SANTIAGO; PETER W. B. PHILLIPS; PETER H. RAVEN; ALLISON A. SNOW; JOSÉ LUIS SOLLEIRO REBOLLEDO
Organization(s) involved in the publication of this resource
Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CCE - CCA - CEC)
393 St-Jacques Street West
Suite 200
Montreal, Quebec
Canada, H2Y 1N9
Phone:+1 514 350 4300
Fax:+1 514 350 4314
Language(s)
  • French
  • English
  • Spanish
Publication date
2004
Subject
Summary, abstract or table of contents
The Table of Contents is as follows:

PREFACE

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

INTRODUCTION

The Context Mandate and Scope of the Study

Process

Frameworks and Approaches Considered in the CEC Maize Study

KEY FINDINGS

Context of GM maize in Mexico

Gene Flow

Gene flow among maize varieties and wild relatives in Mexico

Presence and sources of transgenes in Mexico

Persistence of transgenes in landraces and teosinte

Expected effects of transgenes on the genetic diversity of landraces and teosinte

Biodiversity

Health

Sociocultural Matters

The maize system in Mexico

Cultural significance of maize and public perceptions of GM maize

Public institutions and processes

Policy environment in Mexico regarding GM maize

RECOMMENDATIONS

Gene Flow

Biodiversity

Health

Sociocultural Matters

APPENDIX

Petition to the Commission for Environmental Cooperation to Produce an Article 13 Report under the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation (Executive Summary)

GLOSSARY OF USEFUL TERMS

ATTACHMENT
Thematic areas
  • Biosafety policy and regulation
  • Scientific and technical issues
    • Risk assessment
    • Human health
  • Socio-economic and trade issues
Background material to the “Guidance on risk assessment of living modified organisms”
Is this document is recommend as background material for the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms”
Yes
Section(s) of the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms” this background material is relevant
Additional Information
Type of resource
  • Report / Review / Fact sheet / Notes
Identifier
ISBN 2-923358-00-7 (Spanish edition: 2-923358-01-5; French edition: 2-923358-02-3)
Publisher and its location
Communications Department of the CEC Secretariat, Montreal, Canada
Rights
© Commission for Environmental Cooperation, 2004
Format
50-page PDF file
Keywords and any other relevant information
Legal Deposit-National Library of Canada, 2004