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Biosafety Organization (ORG)

last updated: 22 Feb 2019

Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) - Biotechnology ()
Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) - Biotechnology
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
00153, Italy
  • +39 (0) 6 57051
  • +39 (0) 6 570 53152
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UN and other specialized agency of the UN Common System
  • Environmental, food and feed safety
  • Biosafety and Biotechnology
  • Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
The FAO leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Serving both developed and developing countries, FAO acts as a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to negotiate agreements and debate policy. FAO is also a source of knowledge and information.
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FAO recognises the potential of biotechnology in promoting human well-being, particularly in meeting critical needs for food, agriculture and health care, and the need to promote the safe adoption of biotechnology through biosafety as defined in the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety. Biosafety refers to the need to protect human health and the environment from the possible adverse effects of the products of modern biotechnology.
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