Excellent website focusing on seven aspects of bioscience: environment, biodiversity, genomics, biotechnology, evolution, new frontiers and bioscience education.


AfricaBio seeks to provide a platform that brings together all groups active in the food chain in one forum to debate the issues surrounding biotechnology.


AgBioTech InfoNet

Ag BioTech InfoNet covers all aspects of the application of biotechnology and genetic engineering in agricultural production and food processing and marketing.


An agricultural biotechnology portal with news, reviews, reports, links and much more.


Website of the AgBioWorld Foundation, providing articles, interviews and links.


Belgo Biotech
This trilingual site (English, French and Dutch) provides basic information on biotechnology, applications and legislation, especially useful for beginners.



The East African Regional Programme and Research Network for Biotechnology, Biosafety and Biotechnology Policy Development aims to build capacity in biotechnology in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda and promote appropriate research and related policies. The Programme aims to use biotechnology in a sustainable manner in order to help improve livelihoods, ensure food security, and safeguard the environment.


he tri-lingual information and expert network around agribiotechnology offering current news and developments, background information and the opportunity to contact scientific experts directly.


Biotechnology Industry Organization
Provides up-to-date background information and external resources on biotechnology, bioethics, intellectual property and much more, relevant to the biotechnology industry in the US and abroad.


Biotechnology Information Directory Section
A web directory containing over 1500 links to companies, research institutes, universities and other organizations specific to biotechnology and related fields.


Biotechnology Ireland

The Irish online center for news, information and contacts in the biotechnology sector.

Biotechnology Studies Center Iran

The Biotechnology Studies Center aims to help Iranian governmental and private sectors in policy approaches to priority setting for biotechnology development.


Biozone International

Biozone International produces quality resources for students and teachers of senior biology. The Biotechnology section lists sites in the fields of techniques, processes, applications and ethics.


This internet platform aims to provide information on agricultural biotechnology and contributes to an open debate on related aspects.


Council for Biotechnology Information
Website by the US Council for Biotechnology Information. This website provides basic information on plant biotechnology issues and applications.


European Association for Bioindustries

The European Association for Bioindustries provides news items, information on upcoming events and an excellent links section.


This site might be a good starting point to find
intergovernmental organisations and conventions, non-governmental organisations, industry, biotech journals and research institution links.


Ground Up
Ground Up is meant as an information platform for anti-GE activists. The site contains a glossary, cartoons and critical articles.


The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
This research center conducts innovative research in life sciences for the benefit of developing countries. The site provides background information on biotechnology and biosafety in addition to descriptions of current and past research projects.


The largest medical reference site. Here you will be able to find links to pages relating to any aspect of biotechnology.


The National Academies
Information on science, engineering and medicine, consisting of resources, publications and the National Academies Offices.


Third World Network

The Third World Network is an independent non-profit international network of organizations and individuals involved in issues relating to development, the Third World and North- South issues. The Biotechnology pages provide articles and reports on biotechnology, biosafety and genetic engineering in the third world.