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Record ID
41598
Status
Published
Date of creation
2007-09-02 12:51 UTC (UNEP-GEF)
Date of publication
2007-09-02 12:51 UTC (UNEP-GEF)

General Information
Title
Analysis of a National Biosafety System: Regulatory Policies and Procedures in Egypt
Author
Madkour, Magdy A.; Nawawy, Amin S. El; Traynor, Patricia L.; ISNAR - International Service for National Agricultural Research; AGERI - Agricultural Genetic Engineering Research Institute
Organization(s) involved in the publication of this resource
ISNAR - International Service for National Agricultural Research
Laan van Nieuw Oost Indië 133, 2593 BM The Hague
P.O. Box 93375, 2509 AJ
The Hague, The Netherlands
Netherlands
Phone:+31 70 349 6100
Fax:+31 70 381 9677
Email:isnar@cgiar.org
Url:www.isnar.cgiar.org
AGERI - Agricultural Genetic Engineering Research Institute
Ministry of Agriculture & Land Reclamation,
Agricultural Research Center (ARC)
9 Gamaa Street, ARC
Ghiza 12619
Egypt
Tel.: +202 5727831, +202 5734424
Egypt
Fax:+202 5689519, +202 5731574
Url:http://potato.claes.sci.eg/arc/ageri.HTM
Language(s)
  • English
Publication date
2000-01-01
Subject
Summary, abstract or table of contents
This report includes a description of the organization and operation of Egypt's biosafety system, and discusses the larger context for GMO commercialization. Recommendations emerging from this study include (1) specific suggestions for revising Egypt's biosafety guidelines, (2) ideas for improving the functioning of national and institutional biosafety committees, (3) recommendations for strengthening biosafety review and decision making, and (4) developing means of actively disseminating information to the wider biotechnology community and the public.
Thematic areas
  • Biosafety policy and regulation
  • Public awareness, education and participation
Additional Information
Type of resource
  • Report (including scientific reports, workshop proceedings, project outcomes and case studies)
Identifier
ISBN: 92-9118-053-X; ISSN: 1023-9394
Publisher and its location
ISNAR - International Service for National Agricultural Research; AGERI - Agricultural Genetic Engineering Research Institute
Rights
2000 International Service for National Agricultural Research.
Format
Adobe Acrobat Reader, Paper (50 pages)
PDF
Source
ISNAR Country Report 62;
Keywords and any other relevant information
biotechnology
biosafety
gmos/lmos
regulatory regime
egypt
public participation
decision making
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