Handbook on Agriculture, Biotechnology and Development

Handbook on Agriculture, Biotechnology and Development


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781783471355
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 05/15/2015
Pages: 880

About the Author

Edited by Stuart J. Smyth, Assistant Professor, Department of Bioresource Policy, Business and Economics, University of Saskatchewan, Peter W.B. Phillips, Distinguished Professor of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan and David Castle, Professor of Public Administration and Vice President Research, University of Victoria, Canada

Table of Contents

Editor’s Introduction: Conceptual Framing of the IAD framework and Methods, Models and Metrics
1. Introduction to Agriculture, Biotechnology and Development
Stuart J. Smyth, Peter W.B. Phillips and David Castle
2. Global Adoption of GM Crops, 1995–2010
Graham Brookes
3. Structure of Public Research
Richard Gray and Buwani Dayananda
4. The Private Sector: MNEs and SMEs
Jill E. Hobbs
5. Biotechnology in North America: The United States, Canada and Mexico
Julia Bognar and Grace Skogstad
6. South American Adopters: Argentina and Brazil
Sybil D. Rhodes
7. Africa
Jennifer Thomson
8. China
Valerie J. Karplus
9. Agricultural Biotechnology in India: Impacts and Controversies
Matin Qaim
10. Oceania: Australia, New Zealand, Japan and The Philippines
Karinne Ludlow and Jose Yorobe Jr.
11. European Union Policy Conflicts over Agbiotech: Ecological Modernisation Perspectives and Critiques
Les Levidow
12. Africa Non-adopters
Robert Paarlberg
13. Non-adopters of GM Crops in Latin American
Jose Falck-Zepeda
14. The Cuban Context for Agriculture and Innovation
Carlos G. Borroto
15. Risk Assessment Frameworks in the Multilateral Setting
Lee Ann Jackson
16. The Trade System and Biotechnology
William A. Kerr
17. Developing Countries and the Legal Institutions at the Intersection of Agbiotech and Development
Chidi Oguamanam
18. Consumer Attitudes and Preferences for GM Products
Stuart J. Smyth and David Castle
19. The Motivation and Impact of Organized Public Resistance Against Agricultural Biotechnology
Philip Aerni
20. The Research Pipeline
Peter W.B. Phillips
21. Clusters, Innovation Systems and Biotechnology in Developing Country Agriculture
David J. Spielman, Douglas Zhihua Zeng and Xingliang Ma
22. Practice Driving Policy: Agbiotech Transfer as Capacity Building
William O. Hennessey, Aarushi Gupta and Stanley P. Kowalski
23. The North American Crop Biotech Environment, Actors and Rules
David Schimmelpfennig
24. Adoption Decisions
Corinne Alexander
25. Co-existence
Volker Beckmann, Claudio Soregaroli and Justus Wesseler
26. Biotechnology and the Inputs Industry
Anwar Naseem and Latha Nagarajan
27. Market Power in the US Biotech Industry
Alexandre Magnier, Nicholas Kalaitzandonakes and Douglas Miller
28. The Dynamic IP System in Crop Genetics and Biotechnology
Derek Eaton and Greg Graff
29. Environment Effects
LaReesa Wolfenbarger, Yves Carrière and Micheal Owen
30. Labelling of Genetically Modified Foods
Wallace E. Huffman and Jill J. McCluskey
31. Biotechnology and Food Security
Calestous Juma, Pedro Conceição and Sebastian Levine
32. International Regimes on Plant Intellectual Property Rights and Plant Genetic Resources: Implications for Stakeholders
Deepthi Elizabeth Kolady
33. Engaging Publics on Agbiotech: A Retrospective Look
Jennifer Medlock and Edna Einsiedel
34. Lessons from the California GM Labelling Proposition on the State of Crop Biotechnology
David Zilberman, Scott Kaplan, Eunice Kim and Gina Waterfield
35. Biotechnology Communications, Mythmaking and the Media
Camille D. Ryan
36. Soybeans
Jorge Fernandez-Cornejo and Seth Wechsler
37. Maize/Corn
Janet Carpenter, Marnus Gouse and Jose Yorobe Jr.
38. GM Cotton
Jeffrey Vitale, Gaspard Vognan and Marc Ouattarra
39. Canola
Derek Brewin and Stavroula Malla
40. The Hawaiian Papaya Story
Carol V. Gonsalves and Dennis Gonsalves
41. Sugar Beet
Koen Dillen and Matty Demont
42. Rice
Matty Demont, Mao Chen, Gongyin Ye and Alexander J. Stein
43. Aggregate Effects: Adopters and Non-adopters, Investors and Consumers
George B. Frisvold and Jeanne M. Reeves
44. Economic Success but Political Failure? The Paradox of GM Crops in Developing Countries
Terri Raney, Ademola A. Adenle and Ira Matuschke
45. The Size and Distribution of the Benefits from the Adoption of Biotech Soybean Varieties
Julian M. Alston, Nicholas Kalaitzandonakes and John Kruse
46. Wheat: Status, Outlook and Implications
William W. Wilson
47. Small Grains: Barley, Oat and Rye
Syed Masood H. Rizvi and Graham J. Scoles
48. Incremental Benefits of Genetically Modified Bananas in Uganda
Enoch M. Kikulwe, Jose Falck-Zepeda and Justus Wesseler
49. Biofuels and GM Feedstocks
Alphanso Williams and William A. Kerr
50. Non-food GM Crops: Phytoremediation, Industrial Products and Pharmaceuticals
George G. Khachatourians
51. Tomatoes, Potatoes and Flax: Exploring the Cost of Lost Innovations
Camille D. Ryan and Alan McHughen

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