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Competent National Authority
Record information and status
Record ID
8585
Status
Published
Date of creation
2005-05-06 10:08 UTC (andrew.bowers@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2019-12-13 08:27 UTC (sec@mahaweli.gov.lk)
Date of publication
2019-12-13 08:27 UTC (sec@mahaweli.gov.lk)

General information
Country
  • Sri Lanka
Name of the Competent National Authority
Department of Agriculture
Coordinates
Coordinates
Department of Agriculture
Sarasavi Mawatha
Peradeniya, Central
Sri Lanka
Phone:+94 812 386 484,+94 812 388 157
Fax:+94 81 2388 333
Email:dgagriculture@gmail.com
Url:https://www.doa.gov.lk
Regulatory function
Administrative functions
  • Capacity Building
  • Competent National Authorities and National Focal Points
  • Handling, transport, packaging and identification
  • Illegal transboundary movements
  • Information Sharing
  • Public awareness and participation
  • Risk assessment and management
  • Socio-economic considerations
  • Transboundary movement (import/export)
  • Unintentional transboundary movements and emergency measures
Detailed description of the regulatory functions
The department is responsible for handling, transport, packaging, identification of plants as well as involve in the trans boundary movements ( import/ export) of all the plants, seeds,and importation and transport of pesticides.
Types of LMOs under its jurisdiction
  • Bacteria
  • Fungi
  • Plants
  • Viruses
Additional contact information
Contact person
Director General of Agriculture
Department of Agriculture
Peradeniya
Sri Lanka
Phone:+0094 081 2388157
Fax:+0094 081 2388333
Email:dgagri@sri.lanka.net