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Record information and status
Record ID
116083
Status
Published
Date of creation
2021-06-04 11:33 UTC (jnjagi@biosafetykenya.go.ke)
Date of publication
2021-06-04 14:27 UTC (jmuchiri@biosafetykenya.go.ke)

General information
Country submitting the decision or communication
  • Kenya
Competent National Authority(ies) responsible for the decision or communication
National Biosafety Authority
NACOSTI Building, Loresho, off Waiyaki Way
Nairobi, Nairobi
Kenya, 28251--00100
Phone:(+254) (20) (2678667)
Email:info@biosafetykenya.go.ke
Url:National Biosafety Office - Kenya
Title / Reference number of the decision or communication
Approval to introduce transgenic maize event MON 87460 with water efficiency for confined field trials under moisture stress at Kiboko in Kenya
Date of the decision
2010-08-16
Is the decision taken prior to entry into force of the Protocol?
No
Is this an amendment to a previous decision / communication?
No
Decision or communication details
Subject(s) of the decision
  • Decision on LMOs for intentional introduction into the environment (according to Article 10 or domestic regulatory framework)
Was the decision triggered by a request for a transboundary movement of LMOs into the country?
No
Does the decision apply to transboundary movements of LMO(s) into the country?
No
Importer’s or Applicant’s contact details
Dr. Murenga Mwimali
Principal Scientist/Maize Breeder
Biotechnology
Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization/Monsanto Kenya/CIMMYT/AATF
Nairobi
Kenya
Phone:(+254) (722 915 500)
Email:mwimali@yahoo.co.uk
Result of the decision
  • Approval of the import and/or use of the LMO(s) with conditions
Conditions
The approval was granted to conduct confined field trials
Reasons
This is a contained use application
Does the decision involve field trials?
Yes
Does the decision involve commercial release?
No
LMO identification
MON-8746Ø-4 - Droughtgard™ Maize
Resistance to antibiotics - Kanamycin Tolerance to abiotic stress - Cold / Heat, Drought
Show detection method(s)
Risk assessment
Summary Risk assessment report for the Application to introduce transgenic maize with water efficiency event MON 87460 to carry out confined field trials under moisture stress in Kenya.
MON-8746Ø-4 - Droughtgard™ Maize
Resistance to antibiotics - Kanamycin
Tolerance to abiotic stress - Cold / Heat, Drought
Decision document