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E-mail:
nduwaplace@yahoo.fr
Country:
Burundi
Organization/agency name (Full name):
BBN
Contact person name:
NDUWAMAHORO
Website:
Physical full address:
Bujumbura
Phone number:
(257)22221815
Fax number:
( 257) 22276599
Country introduction
Summary:
Biotechnology has developed in Burundi since 1960. No GM product known is currently used in Burundi . The users of biotechnology products in Burundi : Research Institutes as ISABU and IRAZ , dairy companies , bakeries , brewing, the health centers (vaccines ), the Company Enviro- pure and other centers . Biotech products used in research centers, production centers and industrial companies transformations ( ferments and yeasts) are imported from countries where regulations on standards the quality of food and pesticides are met. It should be noted that the level of training of the Burundian population as a consumer does not allow him to grasp properly the issue of biosafety saw his highly scientific. However, the Burundian Association of Consumers ( ABUCO) Burundi is currently drafting Biosafety legislations and other relevant standards, guidelines, protocols and systems for regulating GMOs and GM foods
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Assessment
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Stacked events
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Production and trade
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LLP/AP incidents
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Labelling requirement
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Country information last modified:
13/09/2015