In a recent Review of Policy Research article that I wrote with Patricia Zambrano, I discuss issues, limitations, and implications derived from the inclusion of socio-economic considerations–with an emphasis on developing countries–in biosafety and biotechnology decisionmaking processes.
Falck-Zepeda, J.B. and P. Zambrano. 2011. Socio-economic Considerations in Biosafety and Biotechnology Decision Making: The Cartagena Protocol and National Biosafety Frameworks. Review of Policy Research. 28(2): 171-195.