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‘Natl Biotech week’ kicks off

National Biotechnology Week kicks off on Nov. 20, 2017 at the Expo Hall 1 4th floor, Fisher Mall, Quezon City.

With the theme “Bioteknolohiya para sa Kalikasan, Kalusugan, Kagandahan, Kabuhayan, at Kaunlaran:Lamang ang Masa at Magsasaka sa Limang ‘K’ ng Bioteknolohiya!,” activities will run through until Nov. 24. This year’s weeklong celebration highlights the beneficial application of biotechnology in food and agriculture, health, environment and industry. It will showcase the applications of biotechnology in food production, health and wellness, and environmental conservation through technology exhibits, trade fair, seminars and forums for teachers, students, farmers and consumers. Also part of the celebration are the Jose G. Burgos Jr. Awards for Biotechnology Journalism and the recognition of this year's Filipino Faces of Biotechnology.

The Department of Agriculture is this year’s chair.

For more information, contact the NBW secretariat at [email protected] or through facebook.com/nbwphilippines.

 

Topics: National Biotechnology Week
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