The African Centre for Biosafety is grateful to the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism (DEAT) for the opportunity to make these written comments, and later this month, (29th February 2008), oral submissions, with respect to the South African government’s draft operational text on liability and redress in the context of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety.

It is duly noted that the operational text was prepared by the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA). The ACB will also attend the Cartagena meeting in March 2008, as NGO observer.

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