05/2014Biosafety of GM Crops in Kenya, Tanzania & Uganda
Development of plant biotechnology (GMO) biosafety regulations in the East African countries of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania has been an evolving process of both progress and retreat according to Dr. Judith A. Chambers, who leads the Program for Biosafety Systems (PBS) at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). Chambers, who holds a PhD in […]
03/2013Uganda National Development
The Uganda Biotechnology and Biosafety Consortium (UBBC) and their partners continue to share biotechnology information with Ugandan officials since the Biosafety Bill was recently published for comment. For the past 15 years, Uganda has been steadily integrating biotechnology into national development processes – per the 2008 National Biotechnology and Biosafety Policy. Ugandan scientists have been […]
09/2009Building Local Research Capacity to Support National Biosafety Systems
Biotechnology and Biodiversity Interface (BBI) Competitive Grant Program. Hector Quemada and Karen Hokanson. PBS Policy Paper.
PBS Supports a Legal Framework for Biosafety
Kenya: PBS Helps Set the Stage for Biosafety Legislation