National launch of MCP ICLT
15 June 2018, Lesotho National Convention Centre, Maseru
The Honourable Minister of Tourism, Environment and Culture, Hon. Motlohi Maliehe launched the Multi Country Project to Strengthen Institutional Capacities on LMO Testing in Support of National Decision Making on the 15th June 2018. The project is intended to strengthen institutional and human capacities for living modified organisms (LMO) detection in support of national decision making processes to ensure adequate protection in the field of safe transfer, handling, transport and use of LMOs resulting from modern biotechnology that may have adverse effects on the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity, also taking into account risks to human health, and specifically focusing on transboundary movements.