Authors

  • Brian Kirsop

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5912/jcb434

Keywords:

biosafety, Caragena Protocol, GMO, LMO, Precautionary Principle

Abstract

Presents a study on the development and content of the Cartagena Protocol and the progress being made in its implementation, as of November 2001. Information on the Convention on Biological Diversity established in December 1993; Reasons behind the decision to develop a biosafety protocol; Terms of the protocol; Significance of the protocol to the international distribution of genetically modified organisms.

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