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Law, Regulation or Guideline
Record information and status
Record ID
9602
Status
Published
Date of creation
2005-05-29 14:12 UTC (lumbwe@gmail.com)
Date of last update
2015-02-17 08:16 UTC (chikumbi33@yahoo.com)
Date of publication
2015-02-17 08:16 UTC (chikumbi33@yahoo.com)

General Information
Country
  • Zambia
Jurisdiction
  • Zambia
Title of document
NATIONAL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOSAFETY POLICY
Legislative details
Type of document
  • National Guideline
Subject areas
  • Competent National Authorities and National Focal Points
  • Human and/or Animal Health
  • Public awareness and participation
Types of LMOs addressed
  • Animals
  • Bacteria
  • Plants
Brief description of the document including objective and scope:
To guide the judicious use and regulation of modern Biotechnology for the sustainable development of the nation, with minimum risks to human and animal health as well as the environment, including Zambia's biological diversity

Outlines the following: objectives, guiding principles, legal framework, implementation, scope of the biotechnology and biosafety policy, implementation strategy, current institutional structures, proposed institutional structures, and required capacity building in biotechnology and biosafety
Date of entry into force
2003-08-30
Document details
Document text
EN
Biotechnology.doc (109 KB)
Regulatory contact information
Contact person
National Institute for Scientific and Industrial Research (NISIR)
International Airport Road
P.O. Box 310158
Lusaka
Zambia, 15302
Phone:+260 1 281 013
Fax:+260 1 281 084
Email:mmlewanika@nisir.org.zm
Additional Information
Additional Information
Amendments:

None