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National Node of the BCH

National Contacts

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Competent National Authority
Bhutan
Competent National Authority
Competent National Authority
Bhutan
Competent National Authority
National Database or Website
Bhutan
National Database or Website
The Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA) was established on August 5, 2000. The agency was institutionalized as a perpetual, public-sector instrument to promote the quality and safety of goods and products related to the Ministry of Agriculture. It also coordinates and liaises with other national, regional and international agencies that are related to regulation of quality and safety of agricultural products including foods.
National Database or Website
Bhutan
National Database or Website
The website of the Biosafety Clearing House for Bhutan is in draft form now. The first workshop for the biosafety clearing house was conducted with the cooperation with UNEP-GEF Project. As the time goes by the website will be updated. For bried detail visit the above site.
National Database or Website
Bhutan
National Database or Website
Bhutan ratified the International Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in 1995 by the 73rd session of the National Assembly. Consequent to the ratification of the convention, Bhutan developed the first Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) of Bhutan in 1998 – a guiding policy document for conservation and sustainable utilization of biological resources of the country. Concurrently, the National Biodiversity Centre was instituted in 1998 as a non-departmental agency under the Ministry of Agriculture with the mandate to coordinate biodiversity conservation and sustainable utilization programs in the country, and the implementation of Biodiversity Action Plan (s).
National Database or Website
Bhutan
National Database or Website
National Focal Point
Bhutan
National Focal Point
Emergency Measures (Article 17) Contact Point
National Focal Point
Bhutan
National Focal Point
Biosafety Clearing-House Focal Point, Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety National Focal Point