NBA Board Approves Environmental Release Application for GM Cassava
The National Biosafety Authority (NBA) Board approved the application for environmental release of genetically modified (GM) cassava.
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International Biosafety Treaty Marks its Twentieth Anniversary
Twenty years ago, on 29 January 2000, Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) adopted the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety. The Cartagena Protocol entered into force on 11 September 2003.
The Cartagena Protocol is a milestone achievement under the Convention on Biological Diversity, making a significant contribution to protecting biodiversity by requiring the safe transfer, handling and use of living modified organisms (LMOs).
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