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Record ID
Date of creation
2019-02-14 16:03 UTC (caribbeanbiosafety@gmail.com)
Date of publication
2019-02-14 17:31 UTC (melissa.willey@cbd.int)

General information
Name of the Organization
The University of the West Indies
The University of the West Indies (UWI)
St. Augustine
Trinidad and Tobago
Phone:+1 868 662-2002
Url:Regional Project for Implementing National Biosafety Frameworks in the Caribbean Sub-Region
Contact Information
Type of organization
  • Academic or research institute
Thematic areas
Agriculture, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Social Sciences, Life Sciences
Geographical area(s) of Operations
  • Americas - Caribbean
Organization’s profile
The UWI served as the Lead Executing Agency for the Regional Biosafety Project and along with the Caribbean Agricultural Health and Food Agency (CAHFSA) will contribute to the sustainability  of porjct outputs.  CAHFSA for example will assume responsibility for biosafety regulation at the regional level, while the UWI be involved in the development of curricula to support the capacity needs of CARICOM Member States with respect to biosafety, among other things. CAHFSA and the UWI will also be involved in jointly managing the regional biosafety clearinghouse mechanism (rBCH), developed under the project.

Linked organizations
United Nations Environment Programme - Global Environment Facility (UNEP/GEF) / Biosafety Unit
United Nations Environment Programme
United Nations Avenue, Gigiri
PO Box 30552 - 00100
Phone:+254 20 762 1234
Fax:+254 20 762 4489,+254 20 762 4490
Url:United Nations Environment Programme - Global Environment Facility (Biosafety Unit)
Contact person
Dr. Michelle John
Regional Project Manager
University of the West Indies (UWI)
St. Augustine
Trinidad and Tobago
Phone:+1 868 662-2002 ext 82274
Laboratory for detection and identification of LMOs
Is this organization a laboratory or does it include a laboratory for the detection/ identification of LMOs?
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