II International Forum on Agro-Biotechnology: «Biotechnology for Ensuring Food Security and Resilience to Climate Change» will be held at the National Center for Biotechnology




The II International Forum on Agro-Biotechnology «Biotechnology for Ensuring Food Security and Resilience to Climate Change» will be held on July 4-5, 2023 at the National Center for Biotechnology. 

The initiator and main organizer of the International Forum is the Islamic Organization for Food Security (IOFS), in partnership with the OIC Standing Committee of Ministers for Scientific and Technical Cooperation (COMSTECH) and the National Centre for Biotechnology. 

The National Biotechnology Centre, one of the leading biotechnology institutes, is a partner of IOFS and will host the event at its site. 

The main focus of the Forum is to discuss recent developments in plant, food, and animal biotechnology. 

The event will cover a wide range of topics, including genetic engineering, molecular biology and biotechnology applications in genetic modification, plant and animal breeding, crop and animal improvement. A number of lectures, plenary sessions, oral and poster presentations, and discussions are planned. 

The International Forum will bring together scientists, researchers and experts from OIC participating countries (Azerbaijan, Cameroon, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Malaysia, Morocco, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, UAE). 

The Platform will provide a platform for experts to discuss biotechnology issues and its significant role in enhancing food security in countries, to share recent research findings and discuss how plant biotechnology, Animal, micro-organisms can help to increase productivity, increase resistance to pests and diseases, create new products with increased value and ensure food security in the following frameworks.

Incidentially, the 1st Youth Biotechnology Forum was held in September 2022 in Islamabad (Islamic Republic of Pakistan) jointly by the COMSTECH Institute.

The venue: Astana, Kurgalzhinsk Highway 13 5, National Center for Biotechnology. The venue is open.