International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA)
The International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications. ISAAA’s objectives are the transfer and delivery of appropriate biotechnology applications to developing countries and the building of partnerships between institutions in the South and the private sector in the North, and by strengthening South-South collaboration.
The primary site describes ISAAA’s activities and initiatives in biosafety, food safety, intellectual property, and technology transfer. The Global Knowledge Center on Crop Biotechnology section is organized into several main areas. Global Network provides a status of biotechnology in the developing countries of Asia, South America, and Africa. Crop Biotech Update is a weekly summary of world developments in agricultural biotechnology for developing countries. Separate pages cover GM products and biotechnology issues.