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Organization/agency name (Full name):
Rwanda Agriculture Board
Contact person name:
Dr. Theodore Asiimwe
Physical full address:
Rwanda Agriculture Board, P.O Box 5016, Airport Road, Kigali, Rwanda
Phone number:
+250 782299095
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Country introduction
Rwanda is only at initial stages of utilizing GM technologies. The country is currently reviewing its draft biosafety law and policy. Until the legislation is in place, the country is not handling anything to do with GMOs, including food imports and aid, which must be clearly labeled that they are not GMOs.
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Production and trade
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