Coping with Environmental Uncertainty by Social Learning
The safety regulation of agricultural biotechnology has proved difficult for European harmonisation. Under the Deliberate Release Directive, EEC 90/220, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) must undergo a Europe-wide procedure to obtain market approval. Applications for approval have led to lengthy disputes, which have revealed strong differences among member states despite the supposedly common regulatory framework.
KeywordsMember State Social Learning Competent Authority Environmental Uncertainty Agricultural Biotechnology
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