As part of its strategy to become an ‘open source’ of information on the Islamic World, the IAS has recently published online the proceedings volume of its 11th conference on ‘Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering for Development in the Islamic World,’ held in Rabat, Morocco, during 22-26 October 2001. The proceedings volume was edited by Dr Abdel Salam Majali, Dr Mehmet Ergin and Dr Moneef R. Zou’bi.
The proceedings can be found on the IAS website www.iasworld.org under the section Recent Publications or directly through http://www.iasworld.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Morocco-Contents.pdf
This was an event in which over 100 participants including IAS Fellows and invited speakers from outside Morocco, academics, decision-makers, scientists, researchers as well as presidents/representatives of academies of sciences from all over the world, took part.
The conference addressed a number of key issues in the domain of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, including Medical Biotechnology, Biotechnology and Food Security, Biotechnology Education and Ethics and Social Values of Biotechnology.
This is for the benefit of speakers and participants in the said event as well as the public all over the world.