IP & BIOSAFETY LAWS

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IP & BIOSAFETY LAWS

Intellectual Property (IP) and Biosafety Laws in AATF Project Countries

INTERNATIONAL & REGIONAL IP LAWS

African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) – (AATF Project Countries – Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe)

Arusha Protocol 2018
Harare Protocol 2019

African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) – (AATF Project Countries – Benin, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Chad, Cote d’Ivoire, Mauritania and Togo) Agreement Revising the Bangui Agreement of March 2, 1977 Regulations Under the Agreement Revising the Bangui Agreement of March 2, 1977 on the Creation of an African Intellectual Property Organization

Common Market of Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) – (AATF Project Countries – Burundi, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Uganda, D.R. Congo, Malawi and Zambia)

COMESA Seed Trade Harmonisation Regulations

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) (AATF Project Countries Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal and Togo)

ECOWAS Regulations on Prevention of Risk to Biotechnology”
ECOWAS COMMISSION REGULATIONS RELATING TO PREVENTION ON RISK TO BIOTECHNOLOGY

Preliminary Draft ECOWAS Regulations on Biosafety
Preliminary Draft ECOWAS Regulations on Biosafety

Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research
CGIAR Principles on the Management of Intellectual Assets

  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Ethiopia
  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Malawi
  • Mozambique
  • Nigeria
  • Rwanda
  • South Africa
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
National IP and Biosafety Laws

Democratic Republic of Congo

D.R. Congo Industrial Property Law

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