Mozambique

Regulatory status

  • Mozambique signed the Cartagena Protocol in May 2000 and ratified it in October 2002
  • Designation of the Ministry of Science and Technology to serve as the National Biosafety Authority
  • Drafting of biosafety regulations/guidelines in 2007.
  • Establishment of an inter-institutional working group (GIIBS – Grupo Inter- Institucional Sobre Bio-Segurança) in 2012 to serve as the National Biosafety Committee(NBC)
  • Mozambican government passed the revised biosafety decree into law in 2014

R&D status

  • In December 2015, conditional approval for the conduct of the CFT for Water efficient maize for Africa (WEMA)
  • In September 2016, approval for the conduct of the CFT for Water efficient maize for Africa was granted.
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