National Node of the BCH
Capacity Building Activities, Projects and Opportunities
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2005-05-27 07:31 UTC (kbch@kribb.re.kr)
Date of last update
2010-05-16 13:39 UTC (kbch@kribb.re.kr)
Date of publication
2010-05-17 16:17 UTC (erie.tamale@un.org)

General information
Title of the initiative
Asian workshop on the Country-Based BCH Implementation
Contact person
Dr. Ho-Min Jang
Korea Biosafety Clearing House (KBCH)
Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology
52. Eoeun-dong, Yuseong-gu
Republic of Korea
Phone:+82 42 879 8300
Fax:+82 42 879 8309
Url:Korea Biosafety Clearing-House
Beneficiary country(ies)
  • Bhutan
  • Indonesia
  • Mongolia
  • Myanmar
  • Philippines
  • Thailand
Type of initiative
  • Report on a completed initiative
  • Stand-alone activity
Main target group(s) / beneficiaries
  • Government officials (policy makers, administrators, regulators, risk assessors, inspectors, etc.)
  • Professionals, specialists and technicians
Start Date
Ending date
Donor(s) information
Government(s) sponsoring the initiative
  • Republic of Korea
Agency(ies) or Organization(s) implementing or sponsoring the initiative (Additional Information)
  • Organization: Korea Biosafety Clearing House(KBCH)
  • Type of Organization: Government supported organization
Activity details
Description of the initiative
Done during 24-25 February 2005
•Presentation of IT sturcture and experience of of National Biosafety Clearing-House of Korea
•Presentation of participating countries' experience of the establishment of BCH and related problems
•Discussion for BCH partnership among Korea and participating Asian countries

National level activities
Construciton of BCH system, Information exchange and data management

Regional level activities
Korean Government(Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy ; MOCIE)
Objective and main expected outcomes or lesson learned
To establish the cooperative partnership about BCH operation among Asian countries through experience exchange and sharing about BCH.

To provide participants the Korean's experience upon building National BCH system based on CBD/BCH Portal technical guideline
General thematic area(s)
  • Information exchange and data management including participation in the Biosafety Clearing-House
  • Technology transfer
  • English
Category(ies) of the initiative
  • Assessment/review
  • Human resource development/Training
  • Information sharing