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Date of creation
2007-09-02 12:51 UTC (UNEP-GEF)
Date of last update
2012-05-11 21:14 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-05-11 21:15 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

General Information
Resource Book for Biosafety & Biotechnology in East Africa
BIO-EARN (East African Regional Programme and Research Network for Biotechnology, Biosafety, and Biotechnology Policy Development)
Organization(s) involved in the publication of this resource
Uganda National Council for Science and Technology
  • English
Summary, abstract or table of contents
Contains chapters on (1) Biosafety Regulatory Frameworks, (2) Biosafety Risk Assessment, (3) Biosafety Risk Management, (4) Biosafety Monitoring & Enforcement, (5) Biosafety Communication, (6) Non-safety Issues in Biosafety Decision Making, (7) Biosafety Information for GMO Field Trials, (8) Biosafety Organisations and (9) Case studies for biosafety training. 
- Includes methodology similar to paragraph 8 of annex III 
- Includes a focus on containment as part of risk management
Thematic areas
Background material to the “Guidance on risk assessment of living modified organisms”
Is this document is recommend as background material for the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms”
Section(s) of the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms” this background material is relevant
Additional Information
Type of resource
  • Manual / Tutorial / FAQ / Dictionary
Adobe Acrobat Reader (144 pages)
Keywords and any other relevant information
LMO categories: All LMO categories
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