Status of Crop Biotechnology in Africa                                                                 Click to read more…
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Study tour to Columbia and Brazil to learn from their experience on the safe use of modern biotechnology to control mosquito-borne diseases; 3 – 9 April 2017
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Biosafety Training for Members of National Biosafety Regulatory Committee & the National Agricultural Technology Approval Committee in Lilongwe, Malawi, 4 – 5 April 2017
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Workshop on Risk Analysis, and Regulatory Compliance Monitoring and Inspection for GMOs, March 27 – 30, 2017 Happy Valley Hotel, eZulwini, Swaziland
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 NEPAD Agency CEO visits NEPAD’s West Africa Regional Office; 24 March, 2017, Dakar, Senegal Click to read more…
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Meeting with the Committee for Science and Technology of the Uganda Parliament on the Uganda National Biotechnology and Biosafety Bill 2012; Kampala, March 15, 2017
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 January 20 – 29, 2017; Study Tour to India for Ministers, MPs, Regulators, and Scientists from Burkina Faso, Ghana, Uganda and Zambia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Field Visit to GM Cotton Confined Field Trials in Ethiopia, 21 November, 2016. Click to read more…
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Meeting of NEPAD Agency ABNE’s Technical Advisory Committee in Kampala, Uganda: 17 – 19 November, 2016. Click to read more…
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 ABNE Program Officers training workshop on resource mobilization and proposal development; Kampala, Uganda; 13 – 15 November, 2016.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Meeting of staff from NEPAD Science, Technology and Innovation Hub in Midrand, South Africa; 9 – 11 November, 2016. Click to read more…
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Africa Region Preparatory Meeting for the 8th Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, 26 – 27 October, 2016; Accra, Ghana.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 3rd African biosafety lawyers training for select lawyers from West Africa; 17 – 19 October, 2016, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Training Workshop on Biosafety Administration and Application Review in Cameroon;
Yaounde, 3-7 October, 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regulators and Scientists forum on Biosafety in Malawi, 11 – 12
October 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Training on application review and decision making process for contained use of genetical modified mosquitoes. ABNE – BNR/Danforth Center – Burkina Faso NBC – Mali NBC
Dakar-Senegal August 8-10, 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Training Workshop on GM Crop Confined Filed trials (CFT) Regulatory handling July 28 – 28, 2016.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Annual Institutional Biosafety committee (IBC) Training, June 29 – 30, 2016, Maanzoni lodge, Kenya
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Capacity building of regulators and relevant committees on the NPT of approved GMO in Kenya, Maanzoni, Kenya, June 27 – 28 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Ezulwini, Swaziland, 20-22 June, 2016; Technical Support for the Swaziland Biosafety authority
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Lomé, Togo; 14-15 June, 2016: Workshop on Biosafety and Biotechnology Communication for Media Practitioners from Togo and Burkina Faso
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Dakar, Senegal; 6 June 2016: Technical meeting on the revision process of the Senegalese biosafety law. Click to read more…
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Maputo, Mozambique; 30-31 May, 2016. NEPAD Agency ABNE high level advocacy visit. Click to read more…
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Consultative visit to Cameroon for biosafety capacity gap analyses, Yaounde, May 27, 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Technical support for the review of biosafety guidelines in Ghana April 27 – 28, 2016 Commercialization Center, Accra GHANA.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Sensitization Workshop on Biosafety Regulations for Swaziland Legislators and Study Visit to South Africa 10 – 13 May, 2016. Click to read more…
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Sensitization seminar for Burkina Faso government officials, Members of Parliament and Media specialists, on agricultural biotechnology and biosafety. Click to read more…
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Nairobi Kenya, 9 March 2016; Launching and Maiden Meeting of Association of NBAs in Africa.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Saria – Burkina Faso, 11 Feb. 16: ABNE Program Officers’ visit to Bt X RRF maize Confined Field Trials (CFTs) at INERA Research Station.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Abuja , Nigeria, 25 – 26 February 2016; Application Review Meeting for general release of Bt cotton and for CFT for Bt/HT Maize
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 International biosafety short course for policy and decision makers – Accra, Ghana
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Burkina Faso farmers
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