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05 July 2021 | dataset

Samoa's National Biosafety Framework

Biotechnology has been used by Samoan farmers for many years to crossbreed plants and animals. However, modern biotechnology, where genes are transferred between species, is a relatively new concept in Samoa. The products of modern biotechnology are often referred to as Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). Bio-safety is a way of reducing the potential risks that may result from modern biotechnology and its products.

This National Biosafety Framework is for the safe transfer, handling and use of Genetically Modified Organisms
(GMOs) resulting from modern biotechnology

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Samoa’s National Biosafety Framework

The Framework has been developed within the…

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Publisher Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE), Samoa
Modified 15 February 2022
Release Date 05 July 2021
Source URL
Identifier e5c7c0e3-3281-4d4b-8ac2-aa694cc1405f
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location Samoa
Relevant Countries Samoa
Language English
License Public
[Open Data]
Author Government of Samoa
Contact Name Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
Contact Email [email protected]