Increasing developing countries' ability to participate in biotechnology production
Training and technology transfer is needed at the global level, with regions and countries having access to, and participation in exchange of, information and expertise, particularly indigenous or traditional knowledge and related biotechnology.
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.
It is essential to create or enhance endogenous capabilities in developing countries to enable them to participate actively in the processes of biotechnology production.
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