Agricultural Development in Asia wtih Dr. Frank Shotkoski (Updated 11/22/13)
Dr. Frank Shotkoski has 20 years of academic and industrial experience in both agriculture and medical biotechnology. Dr. Shotkoski is currently the Director of the Agriculture Biotechnology Support Project II (ABSPII), a USAID/Cornell University cooperative effort with a mandate to introduce agriculture biotechnology to developing countries. During this talk, Dr. Shotkoski will discuss interesting developments. These include the fallout from the golden rice field trial destruction in the Philippines, the Bt eggplant moratorium in India and the Supreme Court of Appeals ruling on the writ of Kalikasan for the Bt eggplant field trials in the Philippines.