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Competent National Authority
Record information and status
Record ID
9589
Status
Published
Date of creation
2005-05-29 12:49 UTC (wildlife@gamtel.gm)
Date of last update
2018-06-14 12:28 UTC (abdoulies@gmail.com)
Date of publication
2018-06-14 12:28 UTC (abdoulies@gmail.com)

General information
Country
  • Gambia (the)
Name of the Competent National Authority
Ministry of Environment, Climate Change and Natural Resources [National Biosafety Committee]
Coordinates
Coordinates
Ministry of Environment, Climate Change and Natural Resources [National Biosafety Committee]
Banjul
Gambia (the)
Phone:+220 437-6972/3,+220 422-3001
Fax:+220 439-2179
Email:Wildlife@gamnet.gm
Url:http://www.moeccww.gov.gm/
Regulatory function
Administrative functions
  • All functions pursuant to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
Detailed description of the regulatory functions
Responsible for regulating and monitoring the movement and use of GMOs and products thereof in the country as well as the issuing of import and export permits for such products.
Types of LMOs under its jurisdiction
  • All types of organisms
Additional contact information
Contact person
Mr. Momodou Lamin Kassama
Director
Department of Parks and Wildlife management
Ministry of Environment Climate Change and Natural Resources
Banjul
Gambia (the)
Phone:+220 437-6972/3,+220 422-3001
Fax:+220 439-2179
Email:Wildlife@gamtel.gm
Additional Information
Additional Information
Certain specific information on GMOs in the area of medical and veterinary research are lodged with the line institutions/departments. However, these could be obtained easily as these Departments are part of the National Biosafety Committee.