This blog reflects the personal opinions of José Falck-Zepeda and contributing colleagues and partners. It reflects his work on the Program for Biosafety Systems (PBS), which is housed in the Environment & Production Technology Divsion at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). Any opinions and content stated in this blog are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the policies or opinions of IFPRI or the Program for Biosafety Systems (PBS).

José Falck-Zepeda

José Falck-Zepeda joined IFPRI in 2004 as a Research Fellow. His work at IFPRI focuses on the economics and impact assessment of biotechnology, biosafety and emerging technologies. In addition, José focuses on agricultural R&D policy and technogical innovation in developing countries.

Prior to joining IFPRI, José Falck-Zepeda worked as a Research Fellow at the International Service for National Agricultural Research (ISNAR) in the Hague, the Netherlands. He also was a Post Doctoral Research Fellow at Auburn University, Alabama, and Assistant Professor and an Instructor at the Panamerican Agricultural School (Zamorano University) in Honduras.

A citizen of Honduras, he holds and Agrónomo Degree from Panamerican Agricultural School (Zamorano University), B.S. degree (Animal Science) from Texas A&M University, and M.S. and Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama.

The Program for Biosafety Systems (PBS)

The Program for Biosafety Systems (PBS) is an IFPRI-managed program that supports our partner countries in Africa and Asia in the responsible development and safe use of agricultural biotechnology. PBS effectively addresses biosafety through an integrated program of research, capacity development, and outreach. PBS is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).


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