National Node of the BCH

Bahamas Biosafety Clearing House portal

The Bahamas Environment, Science and Technology Commission

Established in 1994, the BEST Comission manages the implementation of multilateral environment agreements and review environmental impact assessments and environmental management plans for development projects within The Bahamas.

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Bahamas BCH information

    Access Bahamas national contacts, Laws & regulations, Decisions & declaration, Risk assessments among many other useful information.

National Partner Agencies

    References to some Bahamas Agencies and Institutions related to biosafety.

Global LMO data

    Technical information about BCH registered LMOs and related global decisions and risk assessments.

Educational resources

    Wondering what is a GMO? What is Biosafety? Access tons of educational resources and training materials regarding the CPB and BCH.

Biosafety experts

    Access the global & regional roster of experts.

The Caribbean Regional Biosafety Centre

    The current project, for which The University of the West Indies (UWI) is the Lead Executing Agency, officially began in November 2012, and is funded by the United Nations Environment Programme/Global Environment Facility (UNEP/GEF). Read more!...

Cartagena Protocol & Biosafety Clearing House

The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity is an international treaty governing the movements of living modified organisms (LMOs) resulting from modern biotechnology from one country to another. Read more!...