Regulatory status

  • Senegal signed the Cartagena Protocol in October 2000 and ratified it in October 2003.
  • A biosafety law was enacted in 2009, and two implementing decrees were adopted the same year
  • In 2015 Senegal Government agreed to revise its biosafety law and ABNE provided support to start the revision with national consultants.
  • The revised draft is currently under process for validation by various stakeholders, and my take some more years following the national process.

R&D status