Agriculture & Science Groups Voice Support for International Statement on Plant Breeding Innovation

  • On November 20, 2018

ASTA and seventeen other national organizations representing agriculture and science communities recently joined together in signing a statement in support of the International Statement on Agricultural Applications of Precision Biotechnology (“the International Statement”).

“We commend the governments that initiated and supported the statement in taking this positive step toward improved international coordination,” stated the groups. “This is crucial to the ability of breeders to utilize new and innovative methods, to increasing choice for farmers and to maintaining trade in agricultural products.”

View the full statement and list of signing organizations here.