ESRC Genomics Network Fringe Event at the Green Party Conference: The Politics of Plants
September 13 – September 13 2010
Birmingham - Birmingham Conservatoire, Paradise Place, Fletchers Walk, Birmingham B3 3HG - as part of the Green Party Autumn Conference 2010
Organised by: ESRC Genomics Network - www.genomicsnetwork.ac.uk
Outline: Plants and plant biotechnology are increasingly seen as possible sources of innovative solutions to complex problems including food security, energy security, climate change, and global environmental health. This workshop will consider how plants could be a useful focal point for joined-up policymaking.