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Event emphasizes the importance of local agricultural biotechnology

Friday, August 24, 2018

In a discussion forum presented on the first day of the Biannual PRABIA Convention, the deputy secretary of the Department of Economic Development, Lic. Javier Rivera Aquino and the Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Carlos Flores, reaffirmed their support towards the agricultural biotechnology sector. This industry is key to the socioeconomic development of the Country. The innovation that occurs in Puerto Rico has a global reach with the potential of inserting the Island into the global knowledge economy. This industry is key to the island’s socioeconomic development. The innovation that takes place in Puerto Rico has a global reach and has the potential to insert the island even deeper into the global knowledge economy.

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El Nuevo Día  |   El Nuevo Día   |  El Vocero   |  WIPR  |  Es Noticia   |  Informe Agrícola  |  Noticias Somos Ponce  |  Typo News

Positive Outcomes for the Island’s Agricultural Biotechnology Sector

Thursday, April 19, 2018

The companies that make up part of the agricultural biotechnology industry in Puerto Rico generate, for each invested dollar in the industry through incentives and tax credits, a return on investment of $5.36 for the local economy, with a net benefit of $65 million. That finding was among several revealed in the “Economic Impact of the Agricultural Biotechnology Sector” study commissioned by the Puerto Rico Agricultural Biotechnology Industry Association (PRABIA).

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El Nuevo Día   |   El Nuevo Día   |  El Vocero   |  El Vocero   |  Metro   |  San Diego Union Tribune  |  The San Juan Daily Star  |  Sin Comillas  |  El Economista América  |  News Is My Business  |  Hoy Los Ángeles

P.R. agricultural biotechnology industry launches educational campaign

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

The Puerto Rico Agricultural Biotechnology Industry Association (PRABIA) recently launched a campaign that seeks to answer frequently asked questions about its industry, such as its economic impact and how farmers benefit from it.

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Sin Comillas   |   News Is My Business   |  Puerto Rico Loves Biology   |  Informe Agrícola   |  Entorno Inteligente   |  Tu Noticia PR  |  El Laurel Sureño

The agricultural biotechnology industry is recovering

Monday, January 22, 2018

The seven companies grouped under the PRABIA association work with the planting of seeds in the south area of the island. The activities of the agricultural biotechnology industry in Puerto Rico -mainly those of research and development- contribute an annual balance of $ 125 million in the region and employs more than 5,000 people.

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El Vocero   |  El Vocero

Agricultural biotechnology sector returns to its usual rhythm

Monday, December 18, 2017

Agricultural biotechnology companies in Puerto Rico are already operating almost at full capacity after recovering from the impact of Hurricane Maria and entering its annual peak period.

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El Nuevo Día  |  El Nuevo Día

Local agricultural biotechnology industry is up and running and operating at full capacity

Monday, November 06, 2017

A little over a month after the passing of Hurricane Maria through Puerto Rico, the companies that make up the Puerto Rico Agricultural Biotechnology Industry Association (PRABIA) are already hard at work and operating at full capacity, ensuring the business continuity of the agricultural biotechnology sector. The industry also remains firm in its commitment to disaster relief efforts, making donations and delivering aid to the communities most impacted by the hurricane.

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Metro  |  Sin Comillas  |  News is my Business  |  Entorno Inteligente  |  El Vocero   |  The San Juan Daily Star  |  El Nuevo Día  |  Primera Hora  |  Agencia EFE  |  Ciencia Puerto Rico

President of PRABIA takes on new approach for the agricultural biotechnology industry

Sunday, July 02, 2017

The Agricultural Biotechnology Industry Association in Puerto Rico has a new president and one of his priorities is to maintain the educational work developed by the entity, but with an important addition. Ramón Molinary seeks to consolidate the trust between agriculture and biotechnological processes.

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El Nuevo Día   |  El Nuevo Día

PRABIA celebrates its first Agricultural Biotechnology Season’s End Festival, highlighting the sector’s reach and positive impact

Thursday, May 11, 2017

The arrival of spring also means the arrival of the first ever Agricultural Biotechnology Season’s End Festival, a celebration that highlights the industry’s achievements and innovations, as represented by the Puerto Rico Agricultural Biotechnology Industry Association (PRABIA).

 

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De Todo  |  Caribbean Business  |  El Vocero  |  Suroeste  |  The San Juan Daily Star  |  Ciencia Puerto Rico  |  El Nuevo Periódico  |  Metro  |  News is my Business  |  Tu Noticia Puerto Rico

Women in the agricultural biotechnology sector

Sunday, March 05, 2017

Agriculture has been booming in Puerto Rico in recent years, and women, despite gender discrimination, have a leading role in the agricultural biotechnology industry.

 

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Metro  |  Nueva Mujer 

Agronomists women of Puerto Rico receive recognition

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

In order to recognize the contribution of women in the agricultural development of the country, the College of Agronomists of Puerto Rico (CAPR) received at its headquarters more than 100 women agronomists from the public and private sectors.

 

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The San Juan Daily Star  |  De Todo  |  La Cordillera |  La Cordillera  |  Metro

The local agricultural biotechnology industry and the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico join forces to further research, strengthen academic endeavors and drive innovation

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Gathering of agricultural biotechnology, academia and government before the Puerto Rico Agricultural Biotechnology Industry Association’s Bi-Annual Convention

Thursday, October 06, 2016

Department of Agriculture Secretary Myrna Comas stated that: “The agricultural biotechnology industry in Puerto Rico exports quality products after having undergone the research and development process that is performed on the Island,”.

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De Todo

The success of transgenic mosquitoes is ensured

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Right in the middle of the epidemic zika facing the country and the threat of a new virus that could be introduced to the island, the mayaro, several alternatives are studied as potential control methods for the population of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that transmit these and other diseases.

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El Nuevo Día

Biotechnology at the forefront of the future

Thursday, September 22, 2016

The agricultural biotechnology industry will be for many years in Puerto Rico and in the world, said yesterday the president of the association for these companies on the island.

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El Nuevo Día

PRABIA’s job fair in the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus

Monday, September 12, 2016

The initiative seeks to promote research and development in the field of agricultural biotechnology in Puerto Rico.

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Noticias en Línea PR  |   El Diario de Puerto Rico   |  Diálogo UPR  |  Ciencia Puerto Rico

The agricultural biotechnology sector strengthens its roots in Puerto Ric

Sunday, September 11, 2016

The agricultural biotechnology industry is solid and growing in the Island, and ready to face the competition presented by other jurisdictions, says the organization that groups companies in the industry, the Puerto Rico Agricultural Biotechnology Industrial Association (PRABIA).

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El Nuevo Día

Fertile land for the agricultural biotechnology sector

Sunday, September 11, 2016

The agricultural biotechnology industry is solid and growing in the Island, and ready to face the competition presented by other jurisdictions, says the organization that groups companies in the industry, the Puerto Rico Agricultural Biotechnology Industrial Association (PRABIA).

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El Nuevo Día

Students of the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus did their professional practice in agricultural biotechnology companies

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

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Ciencia Puerto Rico

Ag-Biotech Industry, UPR partner to benefit agronomists

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

As Puerto Rico finds itself in the midst of furthering its role in the knowledge economy on a large scale, the Puerto Rico Agricultural Biotechnology Industry Association (PRABIA) and the Mayagüez campus of the University of Puerto Rico signed Tuesday a collaboration agreement that will benefit the agronomists that graduate each year.

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Noticias PRTV  |  Ciencia Puerto Rico  |  UPR   |  Diálogo UPR  |  News Is My Business  |  Presencia  |  De Todo  |  El Vocero

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