Bangladesh Biosafety Guidance

2017 User’s Guide to Biosafety Regulatory Process for GE Plants in Bangladesh

This document is intended to serve as an informational resource for applicants and other stakeholders interested in understanding the regulatory processes associated with biosafety regulation in Bangladesh. The current document describes the practices and regulatory process for applications involving genetically modified plants. It addresses applications for confined field trials, renewal applications for confined field trials, applications for environmental release for cultivation,…

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Biosafety Guidelines of Bangladesh

The objective of this Guideline is to contribute to ensuring an adequate level of protection in the laboratory, field trial, safe transfer, handling, use and trans boundary movement of GMOs/LMOs as part of modern biotechnology that may have adverse effects on the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity, taking also into account risks to…

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Guidelines for the Safety Assessment of Foods Derived from Genetically Engineered Plants

The Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC), in collaboration with the Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI), the Department of Environment (DoE), the Institute of Public Health (IPH), the Directorate General of Food, and other relevant stakeholders, has taken the initiative to develop these guidelines to establish the safety assessment procedures for foods derived from GE…

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