International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA)

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History

1 Sep 1991.

Aims

Contribute to poverty alleviation by increasing crop productivity and income generation, particularly for resource-poor farmers; bring about a safer environment and more sustainable agricultural development; facilitate acquisition and transfer of agricultural biotechnology applications - particularly proprietary technology from the private sector - from industrial countries for the benefit of developing countries.

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Activities

Pilot programme, focused on Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, Egypt, Kenya, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and Zimbabwe, employs a 5-step strategy to: assist developing countries to identify biotechnology needs and priorities and to assess potential socio-economic impact; monitor and evaluate availability of appropriate proprietary applications in industrialized countries; provide 'honest broker' services matching needs and appropriate proprietary technology; mobilize funding from donor agencies to implement proposals; advise developing countries on safe and responsible testing of recombinant products and assist in implementing regulatory procedures (biosafety, IPR, food safety), in planning commercialization activities and in assessing impact of technology.

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Languages

English, French, German, Spanish.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 5 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 4 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 79 countries
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Type I Classification

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

UIA Org ID

F5029

Last News Received

2013
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