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Region workshop on biosafety held at UFS

A workshop for countries in the Southern African region on biosafety was presented at the University of the Free State (UFS) in Bloemfontein by the GMO Testing Facility at the UFS in collaboration with the SANBI, the South African National Biodiversity Institute, and the Norwegian Centre for Biodiversity, GenØk. Seventy participants with fourteen resource people, among them scientists, policy makers and regulators, attended the workshop on holistic foundations and assessment and regulation of GMO organisms. Seen here are, from the left: Prof. Chris Viljoen (Department of Haematology and Cell Biology at the UFS), Dr Theressa Frantz (SANBI) and Dr Jan Husby (Centre for Gene Ecology in Norway).
Photo: Stephen Collett

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