Biotechnology in South Asia: Issues, Concerns and Opportunities

Author Name by Sachin Chaturvedi
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by Sachin Chaturvedi

Abstract: The biotechnology is being seen as a major force for economic development in South Asia, despite the fact that there is a strong limitation of funding, infrastructural facilities and experienced manpower. This paper identifies some of these key issues in South Asia in light of the national strategies adopted by various member countries and also attempts to identify the contribution of international agencies in advancement of biotechnology in South Asia.