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EgyptEgypt - Training workshop on handling, transport, packaging and identification of GMOs in entry ports was conducted for Customs during the period from 3-5 August 2018
The main objectives of the training was to:
- Identify the roles of customs officals in Biosafety related issues
- Train on the types of transboundary movements under the protocol
- Understand the requirements for the handling, transport, packaging and identification of GMOs
o Introduction into environment
o Direct use as food/feed
o Contained use
- Sharing knowledge on customs general procedures for shipments entry
- Use different methods for appropriate sampling
o Initial detection
o Documentation
- Using BCH for sharing information