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Date of creation
2009-03-31 17:52 UTC (manoela.miranda@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2012-05-02 15:45 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-05-04 20:15 UTC (andrew.bowers@cbd.int)

General Information
The Guidance of Implementation of Assessment of Adverse Effect on Biological Diversity of Type 1 Use of Living Modified Organisms
Japan Ministry of the Environment
Organization(s) involved in the publication of this resource
Ms. Kyoko NODA
Alien Species Controll Office, Wildlife Division, Nature Conservation Bureau
Ministry of the Environment
1-2-2 Kasumigaseki Chiyoda-ku
Japan, 100-8975
Phone:+81 3 3581 3351 (ex. 6982)
Fax:+81 3 3504 2175
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Summary, abstract or table of contents
This guidance sets the necessary steps to ensure that the assessment of potential adverse effects on biodiversity is done in accordance with the Japanese Law concerning the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biological Diversity. It is designed to enable an applicant who wishes to obtain approval for an LMO to perform a scientifically sound risk assessment and to properly prepare the Risk Assessment Report.
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
Publisher and its location
Japan Ministry of the Environment, Tokyo
6-page paper
Keywords and any other relevant information
This document was the submission of the Government of Japan for the Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group (AHTEG) on Risk Assessment and Risk Management under COP-MOP Decision BS-IV/11.
LMO categories: All living modified organisms