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Record information and status
Record ID
113753
Status
Published
Date of creation
2018-08-22 13:43 UTC (eriokor@yahoo.com)
Date of publication
2018-08-22 13:43 UTC (eriokor@yahoo.com)

General information
Country submitting the decision or communication
  • Ghana
Competent National Authority(ies) responsible for the decision or communication
National Biosafety Authority
Campus of the Graduate School of Nuclear and Allied Science, Ghana Atomic Energy Commission, Kwabenya
Accra, Greater Accra Region
Ghana, Gh
Phone:+233 20 8163038
Email:secretariat@nba.org.gh
Url:National Biosafety Authority Website
Title / Reference number of the decision or communication
Permit for the Multi-Location Trials Application For Genetically Modified Cotton (Mon 88913 and MON 88913 and 15985) Research
Date of the decision
2014-06-11
Is the decision taken prior to entry into force of the Protocol?
No
Jurisdiction
  • Ghana
Is this an amendment to a previous decision / communication?
No
Decision or communication details
Subject(s) of the decision
Was the decision triggered by a request for a transboundary movement of LMOs into the country?
Yes
Exporter’s contact details
Dr Emmanuel Chamba
Monsanto
800 N. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63167
United States of America
Phone:+1314694-1000
Email:email.webguru@monsanto.com
Importer’s or Applicant’s contact details
Dr Emmanuel Chamba
Dr
Technical Department
Savannah Agricultural Research Institute
Tolon Rd, Nyankpala
Tamale, Ghana
Ghana, Gh
Phone:+233 20 0236731
Email:echamba@gmail.com
Date on which the notification was received.
2014-04-02
Date on which acknowledgement of receipt of the notification was sent to the notifier.
2014-04-09
Date on which the decision was communicated to the notifier.
2014-06-13
Result of the decision
  • Approval of the import/use of the LMO(s) with conditions
Conditions
As per Biosafety requirements
Reasons
Requirement in the Ghana Biosafety Act
Does the decision involve field trials?
Yes
Does the decision involve commercial release?
No
LMO identification
MON-887Ø1-3 x MON-88913-8 x MON-15985-7 - Insect resistant, Herbicide tolerant Cotton
Resistance to antibiotics - Kanamycin Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) Resistance to herbicides - Glufosinate, Glyphosate Selectable marker genes and reporter genes
Show detection method(s)
Risk assessment
Risk Assessment of Bt Cowpea
ACS-BVØØ1-3 - Liberty Link™ sugarbeet
Resistance to antibiotics - Kanamycin
Resistance to herbicides - Glufosinate
Decision document
Additional Information
Other relevant website address or attached documents