Modern Biotechnology in Malaysia
Author: Latifah Amin
Publisher: UM Press
Page: 156 pp
Price : RM36
Modern biotechnology has been identified by the Malaysian government as a key economic engine that could enhance the nation’s prosperity and well-being. However, there have been many controversies on the acceptance of modern biotechnology products worldwide. How about Malaysians? Are they aware and have sufficient knowledge of modern biotechnology?
What are their perspectives on modern biotechnology and products? What are the factors that influence their support towards modern biotechnology products? The target of this book is all stakeholders of biotechnology: the scientists, academics, policy makers, industries, media, NGOs and students, with the hope that they will be able to understand the societal construct of modern biotechnology; the general public and religious experts, so that they will be able have a glimpse what modern biotechnology is about and its related issues.