Environmental Risk Assessment of Genetically Modified Crops Workshop

    August 12, 2009-August 15, 2009
    Buenos Aires, Argentina

Overview: The Agriculture & Food Systems Institute’s Center for Environmental Risk Assessment, ILSI Brasil and ArgenBio convened a workshop for regulators, risk assessors and scientists from public and private sector organizations from August 12-15 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The purpose of the workshop was to introduce and discuss the application of problem formulation to the environmental risk assessment (ERA) of genetically modified (GM) plants.

Program: The workshop featured sessions on:

  • Problem formulation and ERA of GM plants and non-target organisms (NTOs)
  • Applying problem formulation to case students of GM products currently in development in Argentina (maize and sorghum)