Shehata to present GMO paper at Oxford

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Date: Wednesday, October 29, 2008
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 974-7642

For Immediate Release

A faculty member at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo has been invited to participate in a forum at the University of Oxford in England.

Dr. Sabry Shehata, professor of agricultural economics, will present his research paper, “The Use of GMO Technology to Alleviate the World Food Crisis,” at the Spring 2009 session of the Round Table titled “The World Food Crisis.” He will be one of 40 academics from the fields of agriculture, economics, health, nutrition and population studies taking part in the interdisciplinary forum March 22-27, 2009.

Shehata’s paper is the product of a year-long research study jointly funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service.

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