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GM food safety assessment in Bhutan

An FAO project to strengthen national capacity on genetically modified (GM) food safety assessment is ongoing in Bhutan. Officials from the Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA) have been trained through a workshop on "Training on genetically modified (GM) food safety assessment, risk communication and advocacies programme" which took place on 23-27 July 2018 in Thimphu, Bhutan. A training workshop on “GM food safety assessment: Using a real case study” also took place on 4-15 February 2019 in Paro, Bhutan, using a real-case dossier. Summary reports of these workshops are available at http://www.fao.org/3/CA1436EN/ca1436en.pdf (1 MB) and http://www.fao.org/3/ca4442en/ca4442en.pdf (1 MB) respectively. Contact Masami.Takeuchi@fao.org for further information.

05/09/2019