NCBP and PBS conduct workshop on Socio-Economics, Ethical, and Cultural Considerations (SEECC) in the context of GM Regulations
Dr. Leo Gonzales of STRIVE Foundation discussing the experience of socio-economic assessments in the Philippines
Dr. Jose Falck-Zepeda of PBS discussing methodologies on socio-economic considerations
Last September 8-9, 2016, the National Committee on Biosafety of the Philippines (NCBP) in collaboration with the Program for Biosafety Systems (PBS) conducted a workshop on the socio-economic considerations of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) at the Acacia Hotel in Alabang, Muntinlupa City.
Prof. Edgardo Carlo L. Vistan II, Assistant Professor at the UP College of Law, giving a legal assessment of the Bt Talong Case.
As a continued effort in ensuring public awareness and understanding of issues pertaining to modern biotechnology and biosafety regulations of Genetically Modified Crops (GMOs), the Department of Science and Technology Biosafety Committee (DOST-BC) staff attended a Forum on GM Crops: Public Perception and Trade Regulation Practices last June 28, 2016, spearheaded by the Institute of International Studies, University of the Philippines Law Center at Diliman, Quezon City.