Workshop C2: regional and local marketing of non-GMO quality products

GMOs can be a massive economic risk for the reputation and image of a region at its products.High quality and origin labelled products are among the most promising marketing strategies for regional farmers and food producers. Establishing to guarantee that such products are non-GMO can be an important factor to a regions general approach to GMOs. Examples will be presented and discussed.


Luca Colombo, Genetic Rights Council- Italy

Background Papers:

EU regulation 1992/2081 on the protection of geographical indications and designations of origin for agricultural products and foodstuffs

Read also the two position papers fromCoop Italy displayed at Workshop C3

Study: "The specialized trade for organic products in Europe"
Synergie - Consulants for the Organic Market, February 02