We would like to present you a document issued by the Steering Committee of the Union of European Academies for Science Applied to Agriculture, Food and Nature (UEAA), of which CAAS is also a member. The CAAS Board endorses an open letter to the UN, G-20, and national governments on COVID-19 and agriculture for food and nutrition security.
Scientific institutions in Europe, including the CAAS, do not consider it appropriate to limit the use of GMOs and research in this area. At present, the French Academy of Agriculture and the Union of European Academies for Science Applied to Agriculture, Food and Nature (UEAA) are active in this matter. The Czech Republic, represented by prof. Ing. Vilém Podrázský, CSc., Vice-chairman of the CAAS Board, is a member of the UEAA .
Their activities at European level are presented in the attached materials.
- The Position Paper of the AAF on “Genome editing, ethics and trust”
- Point of view of some Academicians “Genome editing, ethics and trust” Biotechnologies, necessary and essential tools for our future