Ties that bind: Regulatory capture in the country’s GMO approval process

Publication - October 2, 2007
The Philippines is one of the more GMO-friendly countries of Southeast Asia. Trade and development of GMO (genetically modified) crops and products is a major part of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyos’ economic policy. It is number three in the Arroyo Administrations program for Science and Technology, after Agriculture and Health.