VIB facts series

Bananas: the green gold of the South

R.E.: IPBO/VIB and KULeuven

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IPBO organized a Banana Research Training for African Scientists and Biotechnology Regulators


Kampala (Uganda), September 19-30,2016

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Sustainable, intensive as well as small scale agriculture needs GM crops


Marc Van Montagu,

World Food Price Laureate 2013


Networking to foster innovations in farming and industry that adress the development priorities of low- and middle-income countries.

IPBO: International Plant Biotechnology Outreach


RNAi-based gene silencing through dsRNA injection or ingestion against the African sweet potato weevil Cylas puncticollis.
East African scientists and regulators attented an advanced biosafety course
Publication: Removing Bt eggplant from the face of Indian regulators
Publication: Fatal attraction: the intuitive appeal of GMO opposition
Prof. Marc Van Montagu appointed as UNIDO Goodwill Ambassador for Agribusiness
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Molecular breeding techniques of maize
August 21th - September 8th, 2017
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The Marc Van Montagu Fund

IPBO has created the “Marc Van Montagu Fund” with the aid of the King Baudouin Foundation. The aim of the MVM fund is to foster project development and partnerships with Africa.
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