International Labour Office

Biotechnology

A Hope or a Threat?

Editors: Ahmed, Iftikhar (Ed.)

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Investigates current applications of biotechnology in developing countries and their impact on the rural poor. Can biotechnologies be specifically designed and deliberately released to alleviate rural poverty, or will they accentuate existing inequalities?

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Introduction and Overview

    Ahmed, Iftikhar

    Pages 1-14

  • A Conceptual Framework for Biotechnology Assessment

    Lee, Harold H. (et al.)

    Pages 17-42

  • New Biotechnologies for Rural Development

    Bifani, Paolo

    Pages 43-62

  • Advanced Plant Biotechnology in Mexico: a Hope for the Neglected?

    Eastmond, Amarella (et al.)

    Pages 65-78

  • Biotechnology and Farm Size in Kenya

    Mureithi, L. P. (et al.)

    Pages 79-93

Buy this book

eBook £37.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Biotechnology
Book Subtitle
A Hope or a Threat?
Editors
  • Iftikhar Ahmed
Series Title
International Labour Office
Copyright
1992
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
International Labour Organisation
eBook ISBN
978-1-349-12865-5
DOI
10.1007/978-1-349-12865-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-12867-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVII, 275
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