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Capacity Building Needs and Priorities
Record information and status
Record ID
114228
Status
Published
Date of creation
2019-01-24 04:31 UTC (viengpasith@yahoo.com)
Date of publication
2019-01-24 04:31 UTC (viengpasith@yahoo.com)

General Information
Country
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
Contact person
Dr Sourioudong Sundara
National Focal Point for CPB
Ministry of Science and Technology
Vientiane Capital
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Phone:+856 021 732207
Fax:+856 021 740630
Email:sourioudong@yahoo.co.uk
Ms Viengpasith vanisaveth
Director of Technical Service Centre
Biotechnology and Ecology Institute
Ministry of Science and Technology
Km 14, Donteaw Village, Saythany District, Vientiane Capital,  Lao PDR
P.O.Box: 2279
Vientiane Capital
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Phone:+856 020 23174777
Fax:+856 021 740630
Email:viengpasith@yahoo.com
Areas of capacity building
Broad areas in which capacity is needed
  • Institutional capacity
  • Human resources capacity development and training
  • Risk assessment and other scientific and technical expertise
  • Risk management
  • Public awareness, participation and education in biosafety
  • Information exchange and data management including participation in the Biosafety Clearing-House
  • Scientific, technical and institutional collaboration at subregional, regional and international levels
  • Technology transfer
  • Identification of LMOs, including their detection
  • Socio-economic considerations
  • Implementation of the documentation requirements under Article 18.2 of the Protocol
  • Handling of confidential information
  • Measures to address unintentional and/or illegal transboundary movements of LMOs
  • Scientific biosafety research relating to LMOs
  • Taking into account risks to human health
Needs and priorities
Specific needs and priorities
  • Tools for enforcement of biosafety laws and regulations
    Extent of implementationPreferred meansMajor target groups
    • Partially addressed
    • Education and training
    • Funding support
    • Technical assistance and advice
    • Decision / policy-makers (e.g. Ministers)
    • Government regulators / administrators
    • Technical personnel / Scientists
  • Development of administrative systems for handling applications for import and/or release of LMOs
    Extent of implementationPreferred meansMajor target groups
    • Partially addressed
    • Education and training
    • Funding support
    • Guidance / training materials
    • Decision / policy-makers (e.g. Ministers)
    • Government regulators / administrators
    • Technical personnel / Scientists
  • System for magement of records related to LMO import applications and decisions
    Extent of implementationPreferred meansMajor target groups
    • Partially addressed
    • Education and training
    • Funding support
    • Guidance / training materials
    • Decision / policy-makers (e.g. Ministers)
    • Government regulators / administrators
    • Technical personnel / Scientists
  • System for decision-making on LMOs (procedures and guidelines)
    Extent of implementationPreferred meansMajor target groups
    • Partially addressed
    • Education and training
    • Funding support
    • Guidance / training materials
    • Decision / policy-makers (e.g. Ministers)
    • Government regulators / administrators
    • Technical personnel / Scientists
  • Training in scientific and technical fields relevant to biosafety
    Extent of implementationPreferred meansMajor target groups
    • [Not specified]
    • [Not specified]
    • [Not specified]
  • Training in basics of biosafety and modern biotechnology
    Extent of implementationPreferred meansMajor target groups
    • [Not specified]
    • [Not specified]
    • [Not specified]
  • Training in risk assessment
    Extent of implementationPreferred meansMajor target groups
    • [Not specified]
    • [Not specified]
    • [Not specified]
  • Training in risk management
    Extent of implementationPreferred meansMajor target groups
    • [Not specified]
    • [Not specified]
    • [Not specified]
  • Training in LMO sampling and detection
    Extent of implementationPreferred meansMajor target groups
    • [Not specified]
    • [Not specified]
    • [Not specified]
  • Training in post-release monitoring of LMOs
    Extent of implementationPreferred meansMajor target groups
    • [Not specified]
    • [Not specified]
    • [Not specified]
  • Training in administrative practices for handling LMO import and release applications
    Extent of implementationPreferred meansMajor target groups
    • [Not specified]
    • [Not specified]
    • [Not specified]
  • Guidance documents on specific aspects of risk assessment
    Extent of implementationPreferred meansMajor target groups
    • [Not specified]
    • [Not specified]
    • [Not specified]
  • Biosafety awareness materials
    Extent of implementationPreferred meansMajor target groups
    • [Not specified]
    • [Not specified]
    • [Not specified]
  • Biosafety awareness and education programmes
    Extent of implementationPreferred meansMajor target groups
    • [Not specified]
    • [Not specified]
    • [Not specified]
  • Guidance on taking into account socio-economic considerations in decision-making concerning LMOs
    Extent of implementationPreferred meansMajor target groups
    • [Not specified]
    • [Not specified]
    • [Not specified]
  • Mechanisms for cooperation on research on socio-economic impacts of LMOs
    Extent of implementationPreferred meansMajor target groups
    • [Not specified]
    • [Not specified]
    • [Not specified]
  • Guidance on assessment risks of LMOs to human health
    Extent of implementationPreferred meansMajor target groups
    • [Not specified]
    • [Not specified]
    • [Not specified]