AGRI-BIOTECH IN INDIA

India faces the challenge of balancing food production for the growing population demanding more and better quality food (protein rich nutitions) using  dwindling natural resource base (land, water and energy resources) and growing environmental concerns. . More...

GM CROPS IN GLOBAL AGRICULTURE

With world population likely to hit 9 billion by 2050, pressure on land and the depleting water tables is bound to compromise seriously the

global food & nutritional security.  More ...

POLICY DEBATE

Any powerful technology is bound to raise concern on its use in the society. Biotechnology applications are no exceptions, especially those related to genetic modification (GM technology). Read More...

Current Debate on GM Crops

  1. Dr. Paroda's (member TEC) report submitted to Hon'ble Supreme Court of India more
  2. In 2005, NGO groups lead by  activist Aruna Rodrigues filed a public interest lawsuit against the Union of India, calling for the Central Government to place a moratorium on G.M. crops until new regulations for plant biotechnology were established, and government issues were solved. more  1
  3. ABLE Ag Submission on Aug 3 at Hyderabad

PROGRESS & BENEFITS

The benefits of biotechnology, particularly those from GM crops are numerous and wide ranging.    More...

News Alerts

1.  Mark Lynas: The Human Face of the GM Debate

In the latest episode of the new Farming First TV series, we speak to environmentalist and author Mark Lynas about the continuing debate surrounding genetically modified (GM) foods.

Watch  video for the full interview with Mark Lynas:

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-Qj74WCE3I

News Archieve

ABLE-Agriculture Focus group Met Hon'ble Agriculture Minister

Sh Radha Mohan Singh

Announcements

 1.   Symposium on Bioenergy for Sustainable Development.  The potential Role of Sugar Crop, June 23-25, 2014- Coimbatore (T.N.)  

 2.   Calender Events 2014

http://www.agrifocus.org/able-ag/sites/default/files/CALENDER%20EVENTS%202014.docx#overlay-context=node/8