ناشر تخصصی کنفرانس های ایران

لطفا کمی صبر نمایید

Publisher of Iranian Journals and Conference Proceedings

Please waite ..
Publisher of Iranian Journals and Conference Proceedings
Login |Register |Help |عضویت کتابخانه ها
Paper
Title

GM crops: The socio-economic impacts

Year: 1391
COI: JR_JPMB-1-1_001
Language: EnglishView: 315
This Paper With 10 Page And PDF Format Ready To Download

Buy and Download

با استفاده از پرداخت اینترنتی بسیار سریع و ساده می توانید اصل این Paper را که دارای 10 صفحه است به صورت فایل PDF در اختیار داشته باشید.
آدرس ایمیل خود را در کادر زیر وارد نمایید:

Authors

M.A. Malboobi - National Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, P.O. Box 14155-6343, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran

Abstract:

World population has already exceeded 6.5 billion, out of which about 850 million (13 percent) areundernourished. With the current growth rate, the world community faces even a greater challenge of hungerand food security as the estimated the population will catch 9 billion by the year 2050 with doubled needs forfood. At the same time, preservation of biodiversity, stopping deforestation and reduced environmentalfootprint caused by agricultural practice are the main concerns towards sustainable agriculture. Theprogressive adoption of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) including GM crops and trees can make adecisive contribution to improve harvest and alleviate hunger and poverty. In addition to the environmentalbenefits, the introduced GMOs can improve water use efficiency and reduce the need for fossil based fuelsand pesticide application and reduce thousands of tons of emissions of green house gases. In this respect,several social issues are still of concern. On one hand, many beneficial advantages of GMOs have encourageda wide spectrum of large or small farmers to cultivate transgenic plants which is translated to food securityand job opportunities. On the other hand, while ideological debates have hindered, or even ceased, technologyprovisions in developing and underdeveloped countries, GMO seed and food productions are monopolized bya quite small number of transnational companies. For instance, seeds that were previously available at low orno cost, mainly through public institutes, international entities or seed exchange among farmers, would beoffered at higher prices due to exclusive right of producers and additional cost of patent royalties. Cartagenaprotocol is going to regulate the relationship among countries aiming at preservation of world biodiversity.Although the developing countries outnumbered developed nations that cultivate transgenic plants in recentyears, current statistic shows that around 84 percent of GMO crops are cultivated by only four countries,USA, Brazil, Argentina and Canada. Scientist and scholars, particularly in Islamic states, as well as decisionmakers are the major responsible bodies that must take roles for the current and future situations. Despite thefact that most of scientists or scholars are not in navigation positions, however, they can discuss socioeconomic issues and raise public awareness in order to harmonize their efforts towards proper utilization ofbiotech products in their society and towards a reliable point for food security and safety.

Keywords:

genetically modified crop and socio-economic

Paper COI Code

This Paper COI Code is JR_JPMB-1-1_001. Also You can use the following address to link to this article. This link is permanent and is used as an article registration confirmation in the Civilica reference:

https://civilica.com/doc/450315/

How to Cite to This Paper:

If you want to refer to this Paper in your research work, you can simply use the following phrase in the resources section:
Malboobi, M.A.,1391,GM crops: The socio-economic impacts,https://civilica.com/doc/450315

Research Info Management

Certificate | Report | من نویسنده این مقاله هستم

اطلاعات استنادی این Paper را به نرم افزارهای مدیریت اطلاعات علمی و استنادی ارسال نمایید و در تحقیقات خود از آن استفاده نمایید.

Scientometrics

The specifications of the publisher center of this Paper are as follows:
Type of center: پژوهشگاه دولتی
Paper count: 1,112
In the scientometrics section of CIVILICA, you can see the scientific ranking of the Iranian academic and research centers based on the statistics of indexed articles.

New Papers

Share this page

More information about COI

COI stands for "CIVILICA Object Identifier". COI is the unique code assigned to articles of Iranian conferences and journals when indexing on the CIVILICA citation database.

The COI is the national code of documents indexed in CIVILICA and is a unique and permanent code. it can always be cited and tracked and assumed as registration confirmation ID.

Support