Burkina Faso 

• CBD – December 1993
• Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety – November 2003
• Nagoya Protocol on Benefit Sharing – October 2014
• Nagoya – Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress – March 2018

Legal Status
Law # 064-2012/AN on the safety regime in biotechnology

Competent Authority
Agence Nationale de Biosécurité

National Focal Point
Agence Nationale de Biosécurité (ANB)
Ministère de l’Environnement, de l’Économie Verte et du Changement climatique
Centre National de Semences Forestières

Biosafety Regulations/Guidelines

Participating Institutions/Agencies

Regulatory Review and Approval Processes

CFTs approvals

  • Sterile male mosquitoes
  • Insect resistant cowpea
  • Insect resistant maize
  • Nitrogen use efficiency rice
  • Biofortified high protein sorghum

Environmental Approvals

  • Insect resistant cotton (from 2007 to 2015)