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Biotechnology Outlook

Kevin Diehl,
Director Regulatory Strategy and
Industry Relations
The Global Challenge
Several Key Challenges to Ag
Productivity and Overall Food Security
The Biotechnology
Opportunity
With biotechnology, we can
Protect high-yielding genetics
Reduce inputs

In order to
Improve farmer livelihoods
Increase food, fiber and fuel production

When
Growing conditions are right
Farmers want the technology
A functioning regulatory system is in place
DuPont Pioneer R&D Who We Are
100 Research sites in 25 countries on 6 continents
4,000
Researchers

Focused on Maximizing
Customer Profitability &
Productivity

Goal: Increase and protect yield | Improve input efficiency | Increase end use value

2013 PHII
Productivity is Driven by Good Science
Applied to Agriculture
World* Corn Production: 1980-2019
1,200

1,000
380 million
800 virtual corn
Million MT

acres
600

400

200

0
1980-89 1990-99 2000-09 2010-15 2016-19

Genetics, Technology & Management


Production Attributed to Area
*Selected World, April 2017 Pioneer Global Economics
Benefits of Biotech Crops

5/11/2017
Source: ISAAA 2016
GMO Crops, the Fastest Growing Technology

Source: ISAAA 2016


Primary Biotech Crops

Source: ISAAA 2016


Biotech Safety
Assessment
Regulatory Key Step and Challenge in
Bringing New Biotech Products to Market

New Trait Research & Development Regulatory New Product Launch


Significant Study

Human Food

More than 75
SAFETY studies over
5-7 yrs per
product
Animal Feed Environment

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Getting a Biotech Crop to Market Takes
an Average of
$136 Million 13 Years

Source: The cost and time involved in the discovery, development and authorization of a new
plant biotechnology derived trait, Phillips McDougall, 2011
Regulatory Science & Data Scrutiny
Trade Essential to Fill Gaps in Production
FSU
EUROPE
43.7 67.8
NORTH AMERICA

24.6 9.0

26.2 Mil MT
Imported
EAST
2.0 70.7
ASIA
119.8 Mil MT
Exported CARIBBEAN 5.3
0.1 1.3
5.4 8.0
43.1 58.6
CENTRAL 0.2 25.0 SOUTHEAST
AMERICA 5.4 NORTH AFRICA MIDDLE 21.8
SOUTH ASIA
EAST
SOUTH ASIA
AMERICA 32.3
30.1 SUB-SAHARAN
5.2 34.7 AFRICA
Exports OCEANIA 27.1 1.4
50.0
Imports

Metrics tons of grain imported and exported by region in millions, 2013. Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Next Generation Biotechnology
Insect Protection

Without Trait With Trait

Drought Tolerance Nitrogen Use Efficiency

Without Trait With Trait


Without Trait With Trait
Next Generation Biotechnology
Plenish High Oleic Soybeans
Improved Fatty Acid Profile
Higher heat stability
for frying and improved shelf life
Non-food industrial applications

Soy Output
Increased oil while improving the overall
feeding value of the soybean meal
Added meal value through increased protein
content and more digestible energy

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Consumers Look for Biotech Benefits

Do you feel that biotechnology will provide benefits for you


or your family within the next five years?

If yes, what benefits do you


expect?
Yes
No Nutrition/health benefits 35%
35%
20% Improved quality/taste/variety 22%
Price/economic benefits 21%
Don't
Improved crops/agricultural 13%
Know production
45% Safer foods 11%
Reduced pesticides/chemicals 3%
Source: International Food Information Council, 2012 Consumer Perceptions of Food
Technology Survey
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