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Jose Falck Zepeda IPTS November 2011 2

Jose Falck Zepeda IPTS November 2011 2

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Presentation “Socio-economic considerations of GM crops in the context of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety-CBD” by Jose Falck-Zepeda made at the European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute of Prospective Technical Sutdies (EC-JRC-IPTS) and FAO international workshop on socio-economic impacts of GMO crops, 23-24 November 2011, Seville, Spain.
Presentation “Socio-economic considerations of GM crops in the context of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety-CBD” by Jose Falck-Zepeda made at the European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute of Prospective Technical Sutdies (EC-JRC-IPTS) and FAO international workshop on socio-economic impacts of GMO crops, 23-24 November 2011, Seville, Spain.

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“Socio
-economic considerations of GM crops in thecontext of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety-
CBD”
 
José Falck Zepeda
Research Fellow / Leader Policy Team Program for Biosafety Systems (PBS) IFPRI
From left to right: a) Damage by Asia corn borer and b) Bt maize plot in Barangay Conel, Mindanao, The Philippines, c) Transgenic Garden,UP-LB Los Baños, Luzon, Philippines
Presentation made at the EC-JRC-
IPTS workshop “international Workshop on Socio
-
Economic Impact s of Genetically Modified Crops”
23-24November 2011, Seville Spain. Opinions and the content is solely the responsibility of the author
.
 
Outline
1.Biosafety regulations in practice2.SEC and the Cartagena Protocolon Biosafety3.Socio-economic assessments ina biosafety regulatory process4.Practical considerations andoptions for implementation5.Concluding comments
 
Biosafety assessment observations
Decision making under risk
 –
notechnology or activity with 100%safety
Remarkable safety track record
No instance of a failure ordemonstrated (actual) damageto date by a regulated productapproved for deliberate release
 –
Instances of purported regulatoryfailures relate more to deficienciesof standard operating proceduresfor biosafety management

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