Caribbean Basin: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

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Many Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States have engaged in efforts to comply with their obligations under the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (CPB) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) since they became parties to the agreement. While progress has lagged over the years, regulatory structures are beginning to take shape in some countries and a harmonized regional policy has been set forth in an effort to regulate transboundary movement of products from modern plant biotechnology in a cohesive manner throughout the region.

Caribbean Basin: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

 

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