São Tomé and Príncipe


  • CBD – December 1999
  • Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety – Non-Party
  • Nagoya Protocol on Benefit Sharing – April 2017
  • Nagoya – Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress – Non-Party

 Legal Status                      

  • No Biosafety framework or laws.

Competent Authority   

  • None established

National Focal Point

  • Centre de Recherche Agronomique et Technologique
  • Direction Générale de l’Environnement

Biosafety Regulations/Guidelines                         

  • None

Participating Institutions/Agencies        

  • Ministry of Public Works, Infrastructures, Natural Resources and Environment

Regulatory Review and Approval Processes

Confined Field Trial Approvals

  • None

Environmental Approvals

  • None