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The launch of the national genetically modified organism (GMO) testing, training and research laboratory on 29 January 2018 The launch of the national genetically modified organism (GMO) testing, training and research laboratory on 29 January 2018
14 Mar 2018
In the latter part of 2017 the NCRST has been engaged with renovations at the Innovation Hub while at the same time converting some parts of the Hub into the National Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO), Testing, Training and Research Laboratory. This work was successfully completed on 8 Decembe.. [read more]
The first national biosafety clearing house training workshop, 6  8 march 2018, rock lodge, okahandja                   The first national biosafety clearing house training workshop, 6 8 march 2018, rock lodge, okahandja
14 Mar 2018
The National Commission on Research, Science and Technology (NCRST) in collaboration with the UN Environment organized the First National BCH capacity building workshop in the context of the UN Environment – Global Environment Facility Project for Sustainable Capacity Building for Effective.. [read more]
Mock Application Evaluation Training Workshop on GMOS and GMO Products Mock Application Evaluation Training Workshop on GMOS and GMO Products
27 Sep 2017
The NCRST in partnership with the NEPAD Agency African Biosafety Network of Expertise (ABNE), hosted a training workshop on  review and evaluation of applications for dealings with Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) from 19 - 21 September 2017 at the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resou.. [read more]
Feedback: Regional workshops on the implementation of the Biosafety Act, 2006 (Act No. 7 of 2006) Feedback: Regional workshops on the implementation of the Biosafety Act, 2006 (Act No. 7 of 2006)
31 Mar 2017
  In order to raise awareness and build the capacity of individuals and institutions that will be involved in the implementation of the Biosafety Act, 2006 (Act No. 7 of 2006), the NCRST hosted a series of regional workshops on the implementation of the Biosafety Act, 2006 (Act No. 7.. [read more]
Biosafety Regulations: Biosafety Act, 2006 gazetted Biosafety Regulations: Biosafety Act, 2006 gazetted
02 Nov 2016
The Biosafety Regulations that will support the implementation of the Biosafety Act, 2006 (Act No. 7 of 2006) which   provides for measures to regulate activities that involve the research, development, production, marketing, transportation, applications and other uses of genetically mo.. [read more]
About NCRST About NCRST
13 Mar 2014
Government has long recognized the importance of Research, Science and Technology as an engine of economic growth and development, hence the enactment of the Research Science and Technology Act, 2004 (Act no 23 of 2004). The objectives as outline in section 1 of the Act are:   (a) &.. [read more]

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