Philippines | BCH-CNA-PH-46524 | Competent National Authority | Biosafety Clearing-House

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Competent National Authority (CNA)

published: 28 Aug 2008 last updated: 18 Feb 2021
General Information
Department of Agriculture
Elliptical Road, Diliman
Quezon City,

1100,
Philippines
  • +632 920-3986
  • +632 924-1278 local 2802
  • +632 920-3986
Additional Contact Information
- Person: Dr. George Y Culaste | BCH-CON-PH-111823-3
Person:
Dr. George Y Culaste
Director, Department of Agriculture
632 San Andres Street
Malate, Manila
1004, Philippines
Phone: +632 525 7857, +632 525 7909,
Fax: +632 521 7650,
Website:
Related Organization
Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI)
Government agency (National/Federal)
632 San Andres Street
Malate, Manila
1004, Philippines
Phone: +632 525 7857, +632 525 7909,
Fax: +632 521 7650,
Website:
- Person: Dr. William D Dar | BCH-CON-PH-111824-4
Person:
Dr. William D Dar
Secretary,
Elliptical road, Diliman
Quezon city,
1100, Philippines
Phone: +632 920-3986, +632 924-1278 local 2802,
Fax: +632 920-3986,
Related Organization
Department of Agriculture (DA)
Government agency (National/Federal)
Elliptical road, Diliman
Quezon city,
1100, Philippines
Phone: +632 920-3986, +632 924-1278 local 2802,
Fax: +632 920-3986,
Responsibilities
No
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.
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