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E-mail:
mehraj_genetic@yahoo.com
Country:
Azerbaijan
Organization/agency name (Full name):
Genetic Resources Institute of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences
Contact person name:
Mehraj Abbasov
Website:
Physical full address:
Azadliq ave 155, AZ1106
Phone number:
+994505327819
Fax number:
+994124499221
Country introduction
Summary:

The National Parliament (Milli Mejlis) of the Republic of Azerbaijan was adopted the Law of Azerbaijan Republic (№ 273-IVQ) on “Protection and Sustainable Utilization of Crop Genetic Resources” for providing legal regulation all issues related to protection and sustainable utilization of crops of Azerbaijan on December 13, 2011 and this law was approved by the Decree of the President of the Republic.

Framework
Regulatory framework:
My country does not have a regulatory framework that requires the competent authority to conduct safety assessment of GM food.
Structure for GM food safety assessment:
My country does not have a structure for GM food safety assessment.
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Assessment
GM food safety assessment guidelines:
My country does not conduct safety assessment of GM food but the country has, or the country is in the process of developing national/regional guidelines that are not in line with the Codex Guidelines in conducting safety assessment of GM food.
Conduct of GM food safety assessment:
My country has never conducted food safety assessment of GM food but is planning to conduct such assessment in the near future.
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Stacked events
Regulation of stacked events:
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Production and trade
GM food/feed production:
My country produces GM food or feed only for research purposes.
GM food/feed imports:
My country may import GM food or feed and there is no authorization process.
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LLP/AP incidents
LLP/AP incidents:
My country does not monitor LLP/AP situations.
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Labelling requirement
Labelling requirement:
My country does not have any labeling regulations/policies on GM food.
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Country information last modified:
04/09/2016