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Record information and status
Record ID
116214
Status
Published
Date of creation
2021-06-23 11:03 UTC (jnjagi@biosafetykenya.go.ke)
Date of publication
2021-07-09 07:27 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 conduct confined field trials on the evaluation of transgenic cassava expressing ACMV and CBSV resistance
Date of the decision
2014-03-06
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
Prof. Hassan Karakacha Were
Dean, School of Agriculture, Veterinary Science and Technology
Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST)
Kakamega
Kenya
Phone:(+254) (724) (972207)
Email:hwere@mmust.ac.ke
Result of the decision
  • Approval of the import and/or use of the LMO(s) with conditions
Conditions
The approval was granted for the purpose of conducting 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
Cassava brown streak disease resistant cassava
Prof. Hassan Karakacha Were Resistance to antibiotics - Hygromycin Selectable marker genes and reporter genes
Risk assessment
Risk Assessment Report for the Application for Confined Field Trial (CFT) on the Evaluation of Transgenic Cassava Expressing African Cassava Mosaic Virus (ACMV) and Cassava Brown Streak Virus (CBSD) Resistance
Cassava brown streak disease resistant cassava
Prof. Hassan Karakacha Were

Resistance to antibiotics - Hygromycin
Selectable marker genes and reporter genes
Decision document