International Biosafety Law
Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity
Nagoya – Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress to the Cartegena Protocol on Biosafety


International and 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 

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

National IP and Biosafety Laws
Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso Biosafety Law
Regulation- Règles Nationales en Matière de Sécurité en Biotechnologie au Burkina Faso 

Burundi
Law No. 113 of July 28, 2009 relating to Industrial Property

Democratic Republic of Congo
D.R. Congo Industrial Property Law

Ethiopia
Proclamation No. 123 of 1995 for Inventions, Minor Inventions and Industrial Designs
Regulation No. 12 of 1997 Inventions, Minor Inventions and Industrial Designs
Proclamation No. 1068 of 2017 to Provide for Plant Breeder’s Rights

Ethiopia Proclamation No 896-2015
Directive 1 Ethiopia Application Contents
Directive 2 Ethiopia Risk Assessment
Directive 3 Ethiopia Risk Management Strategy
Directive 4 Ethiopia Transport Requirements
Directive 5 Ethiopia Storing and Processing
Directive 6 Ethiopia Accidental Release Responses

Ghana
Patents Act, 2003 (Act 657)
Biosafety Act, 2011
Ghana Biosafety Regulations

Kenya
Kenya Industrial Property Act No. 3 of 2001
Industrial Property Regulation 2002

Industrial Property Tribunal Regulations 2001
Seed and Plant Varieties Act, Cap 326
Kenya Seeds and Plant Varieties (PBR) Regulations 1994
Biosafety Act No. 2 of 2009
Kenya Labelling Regulations 2012
Kenya Contained Use Regulations 2011
Kenya Environmental Release Regulations 2011
Kenya Biosafety Export Import and Transit Regulations 2011

Malawi
Law of Patents Chapter 49:02
Patents Regulations 49:02
Patents (Agents’ Fees) Regulations
Malawi Biosafety Act
Malawi Plant Breeder’s Rights Act

Mozambique
Industrial Property Code (Decree No. 04 of 2006)
New Plant Varieties Decree (No. 58 of 2006)
Mozambique Biosafety Decree 2014
Mozambique Biosafety Regulations

Nigeria
Patent and Designs Act, Chapter 344 of 1990
Patent Rules under Section 30 of December 1971
Patents and Designs (Convention Countries) Order under section 27(1) of 1971
Patents and Designs (Additional Transitional and Saving Provisions) Order under paragraph 7 of 1972 
Nigeria Biosafety Management Agency Act 2015
Nigeria Biosafety Regulations 2017

Rwanda
Law of the Protection of Intellectual Property No 31 of 2009

South Africa
Patent Act (No. 57 of 1978)
Patent Regulations, 1978
Patent Examination Regulations, 2003
Notice in terms of Regulation 2 of the Patents Regulations
Plant Breeders’ Rights Act (No.15 of 1976)
Plant Breeders’ Rights Amendment Act, 1996 (No. 673)
Genetically Modified Organisms Act 15 of 1997
Genetically Modified Organisms Regulations (No. R. 120 of 2010)
Genetically Modified Organisms Amendment Act (Act No. 23 of 2006)

Tanzania
Patents Act (No. 1 of 1987)
Biosafety Regulations 2009
Plant Breeders’ Rights Act 2012 – Mainland
Plant Breeders’ Rights Act 2014 – Zanzibar
Regulations for Plant Breeder’s Rights Act – Mainland

Uganda
Patents Act (Chapter 216)
Patents (Amendment) Act 2002
Trade Secrets Protection Act 2009
Plant Variety Protection Act 2014

Industrial Property Act, 2014

Zambia
Patent Law Cap 400
Patents (Amendment) Acts No. 26 of 1987 
Patents Regulations
Patents (Amendment) Regulations 1981
Patent Rules Section 81 (Appeals)
Plant Breeders Rights Act No. 18 of 2007
Biosafety Act 2007

Zimbabwe
Patents Act Chapter 26:03 of 1971
Plant Breeders Rights Act 18:16 of 1973
National Biotechnology Authority Act