Côte d’Ivoire

Regulatory status

  • Côte d’Ivoire ratified the Cartagena Protocol in 2015, after a first attempt made many years ago which failed due to a technical mistake that occurred in the file submitted to the secretariat of the Protocol
  • A biosafety law, Loi No 2016-553 du 26 Juillet 2016 portant Regime de Biosecurite, was enacted in July 2016
  • The national biosafety authority is seeking assistance from ABNE to develop implementing regulations