Regulatory status

  • The country ratified the Cartagena Protocol in June 2005.
  • The competent national authority is the National Biosafety Council.
  • A Draft National Biosafety Framework was developed under the UNEP-GEF Biosafety Project and a National Biosafety Law exists since 2010.
  • NEPAD Agency ABNE organized a biosafety workshop for Sudan regulators in Khartoum in June 2015.

R&D status

  • Cotton: commercial release of Bt cotton