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ISAAA Brief 47-2014: Contents

The Status of Commercialized Bt Brinjal in Bangladesh

Contents

  • Executive Summary
  • Overview of Brinjal Cultivation in Bangladesh
  • Official Release of Bt Brinjal in Bangladesh
  • Characteristics of Commercially Released Bt Brinjal Varieties in Bangladesh
    • BARI Bt Brinjal-1 (Uttara)
    • BARI Bt Brinjal-2 (Kajla)
    • BARI Bt Brinjal-3 (Nayantara)
    • BARI Bt Brinjal-4 (Iswardi/ISD006)
  • Adoption of Bt Brinjal in Bangladesh
  • Public Private Partnership and Regulatory Developments
  • IRM, Stewardship and Post Release Monitoring of Bt Brinjal
  • First Hand Field Level Experiences with Farmers Cultivating Bt Brinjal
    • Prof. Anthony Shelton's Visit to Farmers Growing Bt Brinjal in Bangladesh
    • Mr. Mark Lynas' Visit to Farmers Growing Bt Brinjal in Bangladesh
  • Testimonials by Experts and Farmers
    • Dr. MdRafiqul Islam Mondal: We are Proud To Be A Bt Brinjal Country
    • Mr. Mark Lynas: A True Account of Field Reality
    • Prof. Anthony Shelton: 24x7 In-Built Protection Against Pests
    • Dr. UshaZehr: Biotech to Benefit Brinjal Farmers
    • Md. Afzal Hossain: Bt Brinjal is a Fortune for My Family
    • Md. Ratan Miah: Many Farmers Will Grow Bt Brinjal
  • Way Forward
  • References

Tables

Table1. Commercial Release of Four Bt Brinjal Varieties in Bangladesh
Table 2. Adoption of Bt Brinjal in Bangladesh in Spring Season 2014
Table 3. Distribution of Bt Brinjal in Bangladesh in Spring Season 2014
Table 4. Proposed IRM Strategy and Biosafety Compliance Measures of Bt Brinjal
Table 5. Emergency Response Plan of Bt Brinjal

Figures

Figure 1. Area of Brinjal in Kharif and Rabi Seasons in Bangladesh from 2000 to 2013
Figure 2. Map of Bangladesh Illustrating Insect-Resistant Bt Brinjal Varieties Approved for Planting in Six Brinjal Growing Regions in 2013
Figure 3: Chronology of the Regulatory Approval of Bt Brinjal in Bangladesh, 2005 to 2014

Photo Captions

  1. BARI Bt Brinjal -1 (Uttara)
  2. BARI Bt Brinjal-2 (Kajla)
  3. BARI Bt Brinjal-3 (Nayantara)
  4. BARI Bt Brinjal-4 (Iswardi/ISD006)
  5. MOEF'S Gazette Notification Permitting Cultivation of Four Varieties of Bt Brinjal in Bangladesh
  6. Bangladesh Union Minister of Agriculture Ms.Matia Chowdhury Distributing Bt Brinjal Saplings to Farmers
  7. Bt Brinjal Field in Gazipur, Bangladesh
  8. Bt Brinjal Field in Rangpur, Bangladesh
  9. Farmer Mansur Sarkar in his Field with Fellow Farmers in Gazipur, Bangladesh
  10. Farmer Mansur Sarkar with his Family Members in his Bt Brinjal Field
  11. BARI Bt Brinjal-4 (ISD006) in Field at Ishurdi, Bangladesh
  12. Policy Makers, Scientists and Farmers During BARI Bt Brinjal (ISD006) at Ishurdi, Bangladesh
  13. Prof. Anthony Shelton, Cornell University Professor of Entomology with Farmer Islam in Bt Brinjal Field in Gazipur, Bangladesh
  14. Scientists from ABSP-II and BARI accompanying Mr. Mark Lynas to Bt Brinjal Fields in Gazipur, Bangladesh
  15. BARI DG Interacting with Journalists and Local People during BARI Bt Brinjal (ISD006) Field Day at Ishurdi, Bangladesh
  16. BARI Bt Brinjal Field Day at Rangpur, Bangladesh
  17. Farmers Marketing Bt Brinjal Fruits in Pirganj Market of Rangpur, Bangladesh
  18. BARI Bt Brinjal-2 (Kajla) in Field of Farmer Md. Afzal, Rangpur, Bangladesh
  19. BARI Bt Brinjal-3 (Nayantara) in Field of Farmer Md. Miah, Jamalpur, Bangladesh