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Workshop for Civil Society Organisations on Public Access to Information and Participation in Decision-Making on Approval of Genetically Modified Organisms

08 – 09 November 2016, Roads Directorate Training Centre, Teyateyaneng, Berea

The Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Culture, through the Support for the Implementation of National Biosafety Framework for Lesotho, funded by United Nations Environment Programme – Global Environment Facility (UNEP/GEF) conducted a workshop for Civil Society Organisations on public access to information and participation in decision making on approval of living modified organisms, with the aim to raise awareness on biotechnology and biosafety, to raise awareness on the role they can play in assisting in the public engagement during decision making process and to discuss the most appropriate route to engage the public that can be included in the biosafety regulation. The participants were drawn from various civil societies in Lesotho.

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