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Record ID
103869
Status
Published
Date of creation
2012-08-29 19:51 UTC (andrew.bowers@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2012-09-06 18:56 UTC (andrew.bowers@cbd.int)

General Information
Title
CBD Biosafety Technical Series 02: Summary and Comparative Analysis of Nine National Approaches to Ecological Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms in the Context of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, Annex III
Author
Shelby Flint, Thelma Heidel, Scott Loss, Jacob Osborne, Kristina Prescott, David Smith
Organization(s) involved in the publication of this resource
Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD)
413, Saint Jacques Street, suite 800
Montreal, QC
Canada, H2Y 1N9
Phone:+1 514 288 2220
Fax:+1 514 288 6588
Email:secretariat@cbd.int
Url:Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
United Nations Avenue, Gigiri
P.O. Box 30552
Nairobi
Kenya, 00100
Phone:+254 20 762 1234
Fax:+254 20 762 4489,+254 20 762 4490
Email:unepinfo@unep.org
Url:United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Language(s)
  • English
Publication date
2012
Subject
Summary, abstract or table of contents
The Table of Contents is as follows:

Chapter 1. Introduction
I. History of LMOs
II. Benefits and potential costs of agricultural LMOs
III. International agreements pertaining to LMOs
IV. IGERT project
V. Goal and structure of report

Chapter 2. Methods
I. Framing the analysis
II. Selection of countries
III. Sources of information
IV. Primary sources
V. Comparative process
VI. Strengths and limitations of this methodology
VII. Organization of this report

Chapter 3. Australia: Elements of risk assessment for LMOs
I. Abstract
II. Overview of legislative & regulatory framework
III. General principles
IV. Methodology
V. Discussion
APPENDIX

Chapter 4. Brazil: Elements of risk assessment for LMOs
I. Abstract
II. Overview of legislative & regulatory framework
III. General principles
IV. Methodology
V. Discussion

Chapter 5. Canada: Elements of risk assessment for LMOs
I. Abstract
II. Overview of legislative & regulatory framework
III. General principles
IV. Methodology
APPENDIX

Chapter 6. China: Elements of risk assessment for LMOs
I. Abstract
II. Overview of legislative & regulatory framework
III. General principles
IV. Methodology
V. Discussion
APPENDIX

Chapter 7. Cuba: Elements of risk assessment for LMOs
I. Abstract
II. Overview of legislative & regulatory framework
III. General principles
IV. Methodology
V. Discussion

Chapter 8. Germany: Elements of risk assessment for LMOs
I. Abstract
II. Overview of legislative & regulatory framework
III. General principles
IV. Methodology
V. Discussion

Chapter 9. Japan: Elements of risk assessment for LMOs
I. Abstract
II. Overview of legislative & regulatory framework
III. General principles
IV. Methodology
V. Discussion
APPENDIX

Chapter 10. South Africa: Elements of risk assessment for LMOs
I. Abstract
II. Overview of legislative & regulatory framework
III. General principles
IV. Methodology
V. Discussion
APPENDIX

Chapter 11. United States: Elements of risk assessment for LMOs
I. Abstract
II. Overview of legislative & regulatory framework
III. General principles
IV. Methodology
V. Discussion
APPENDIX

Chapter 12. Comparisons among risk assessment frameworks
I. Overview
II. Regulatory landscape
III. General principles
IV. Methodology

Chapter 13. Conclusion
RISK ASSESSMENT
Thematic areas
  • Scientific and technical issues
    • Risk assessment
Additional Information
Type of resource
  • Technical Series
Identifier
ISBN: 92-9225-424-3
Publisher and its location
Secretariat of the Convention of Biological Diversity, Montreal
Rights
© 2012 by the Secretariat for the Convention on Biological Diversity, S. Flint, T. Heidel, S. Loss, J. Osborne, K. Prescott and D. Smith
Format
178 page PDF file
Keywords and any other relevant information
Citation: Biosafety Technical Series No. 2: Summary and comparative analysis of nine national approaches to ecological risk assessment of living modified organisms in the context of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, Annex III. 178 pp., http://bch.cbd.int/protocol/cpb_technicalseries/cpb-ts-02-en.pdf, Montreal: SC BD, 2012.
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