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Competent National Authority
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2008-08-28 23:27 UTC (estaciojulietafe@gmail.com)
Date of last update
2021-02-18 05:49 UTC (lorelieu5@gmail.com)
Date of publication
2021-02-18 05:49 UTC (lorelieu5@gmail.com)

General information
  • Philippines
Name of the Competent National Authority
Department of Agriculture
Department of Agriculture
Elliptical Road, Diliman
Quezon City
Philippines, 1100
Phone:+632 920-3986,+632 924-1278 local 2802
Fax:+632 920-3986
Regulatory function
Administrative functions
  • All functions pursuant to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
Detailed description of the regulatory functions
As the principal agency of the Philippine government responsible for the promotion of agricultural development growth, rural development so as to ensure food security and contribute to poverty alleviation, the Department of Agriculture shall take the lead in addressing biosafety issues related to the country's agricultural productivity and food security.  In coordination with other concerned department and agencies, and consistent with the requirements of transparency and public participation as provided in Sections 6 and 7 of the NBF, it shall exercise such jurisdiction and other powers that it has been conferred with under existing laws.  It shall also take the lead in evaluating and monitoring plant and plant products derived from the use of modern biotechnology, as provided in Department of Agriculture Administrative Order No. 008, s. 2002.
Types of LMOs under its jurisdiction
  • Animals
  • Bacteria
  • Plants
Additional contact information
Contact person
Dr. George Y Culaste
Department of Agriculture
Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI)
632 San Andres Street
Malate, Manila
Philippines, 1004
Phone:+632 525 7857,+632 525 7909
Fax:+632 521 7650
Dr. William D Dar
Department of Agriculture (DA)
Elliptical road, Diliman
Quezon city
Philippines, 1100
Phone:+632 920-3986,+632 924-1278 local 2802
Fax:+632 920-3986
Url:Department of Agriculture

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