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Assessment of the environmental and agronomic appropriateness of bt transgenic cotton in small-producer ipm systems in china

Objective

The project develops and demonstrates methods to enable regulatory authorities, extension system personnel and Chinese small-holder farmers, to evaluate the environmental , biological and social appropriateness of the use of genetically engineered cotton expressing an insecticide (Bt) toxin. It produces a risk assessment toolkit, product stewardship tools and assessment exercises for IPM training including in Farmer Field Schools, and advances the transgenic policy debate in China

Funding Scheme

CSC - Cost-sharing contracts

Coordinator

DANISH INSTITUTE OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES
Address
Research Centre Flakkebjerg
4200 Slagelse
Denmark

Participants (6)

CAB INTERNATIONAL
United Kingdom
Address
Bakeham Lane
TW20 9TY Egham,surrey
CENTRE DE COOPERATION INTERNATIONALE EN RECHERCHE AGRONOMIQUE POUR LE DEVELOPPEMENT - CIRAD
France
Address
Avenue Agropolis
34032 Montpellier
CHINESE ACADEMY OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES
China
Address
Zhong-guan-cun Nan-da-jie, Haidian District 12
100081 Beijing
NANJING AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY
China
Address
Weigang 1
210095 Nanjing
NATIONAL AGRO TECHNICAL EXTENSION AND SERVICE CENTRE, P.R. CHINA
China
Address
Maizidian Street 20, Chaoyang Distric
100026 Beijing
NATURAL RESOURCES INTERNATIONAL LIMITED
United Kingdom
Address
Central Avenue
ME4 4TB Chatham