- Biosafety Proclamation and Biosafety Directives adopted since 2009.
- Revision of the Biosafety Directives started in 2016 and being finalized
- Biosafety organized as a directorate under the Ministry of Agriculture, Forest and Climate Change
- A Director named and four new biosafety officers recruited
- Government has approved budget for the recruitment of more staff
- Bt cotton: First field trials of Bt cotton planted in July 2016