Burma: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   BM2022-0018

This report describes the status of Burma’s production, regulations, public attitudes, trading, and labeling requirements for genetic engineered products and the current activities for agricultural biotechnology. Although Burma (also called Myanmar) does not yet have a comprehensive biosafety legislation, the National Biosafety Framework and Biosafety Guidelines are pending the approval of the Minister of Agriculture. The Burmese government has only approved genetically engineered cotton for cultivation under the National Seed Policy.

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