Senegal: Biosafety Law to Allow Approval of GE Products in Senegal

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   SG2022-0009

On June 14, 2022, a new biosecurity law was signed into effect, repealing the 2009 biosecurity law and establishing a process to allow the entry, research, and commercialization of genetically engineered (GE) products in Senegal. The functionality of the law will depend on the approval of 18 implementing decrees. A process has begun to consolidate the decrees to expedite their ratification.

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