Providing public information on effects of biotechnology

Providing public information about benefits and risks of biotechnology
Informing on biosafety

This strategy features in the framework of Agenda 21 as formulated at UNCED (Rio de Janeiro, 1992), now coordinated by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development and implemented through national and local authorities.

Agenda 21 recommends implementing programmes to create greater awareness among key decision makers and among the public of the potential and relative benefits and risks of environmentally sound application of biotechnology.


Society should be informed of the social and cultural impact of the development and application of biotechnology.

Type Classification:
G: Very Specific strategies
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities