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Country's Decision or any other Communication (DEC)

last updated: 02 Jun 2021
Amendment
No
General information
Approval  to introduce transgenic maize with stacked events MON 810 containing cry1Ab gene and MON 87460 containing cspB gene under confined field trials for efficacy against stem borer pests and drought tolerance in Kenya
EN
30 Jun 2015
No
Subject of the decision, notification, communication or declaration
  • Decision on LMOs for intentional introduction into the environment (according to Article 10 or domestic regulatory framework)
LMOs for intentional introduction into the environment
No
Yes
  • - Person: Dr. Murenga Mwimali | BCH-CON-SCBD-115608-2
    Person
    Dr. Murenga Mwimali
    Principal Scientist/Maize Breeder, Biotechnology
    Nairobi,
    , Kenya
    Phone: (+254) (722 915 500),
    Fax:
    Website:
    Related Organization
    Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization/Monsanto Kenya/CIMMYT/AATF ()
    Academic or research institute
    Nairobi,
    , Kenya
    Phone: (+254) (722 915 500),
    Fax:
    Website:
No
Result of the decision
Approval of the import and/or use of the LMO(s) with conditions
The approval is only for conducting CFTs.
EN
This is a Contained Use application
EN
LMO identification & risk assessment
  • BCH-LMO-SCBD-115607-1 Living Modified Organism MON-ØØ81Ø-6 × MON-8746Ø-4 - Insect resistant, Drought tolerant maize (Water efficient maize for Africa)
    Dr. Murenga Mwimali Resistance to antibiotics - Kanamycin Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) Tolerance to abiotic stress - Cold / Heat, Drought
  • BCH-RA-KE-115658-2 Risk Assessment generated by a regulatory process Summary risk assessment report on the Application to introduce transgenic maize with stacked events MON 810 containing cry 1Ab gene and MON 87460 containing csp B gene under confined field trials for efficacy against stem borer pests and drought tolerance in Kenya.
    MON-ØØ81Ø-6 × MON-8746Ø-4 - Insect resistant, Drought tolerant maize (Water efficient maize for Africa) Dr. Murenga Mwimali Resistance to antibiotics - Kanamycin Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) Tolerance to abiotic stress - Cold / Heat, Drought
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