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Access to genetic resources

  • Agency: National Environment Management Authority
  • Purpose: To regulate the utilization of biological resources for the purposes of their sustainability & fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from them
  • Application Fee: (i) Individual = Kshs. 20,000/= (ii) Corporate=Kshs 50,000/=
  • License Fee: (i) Individual applicant=Ksh.10,000/= (ii) Corporate applicant=Ksh.25,000/= (iii)Access permit perusal fees = Kshs.1,000/= (kenyans)( iv) Access permit perusal fees = Kshs.1,000/= (Kenyans) (iv)Access permit perusal fees = Kshs.5,000/= (Non-Kenyans) "
  • Maximum Processing Time: Sixty (60) days
  • Statutes:
  • Gazetted On: 2006-12-01
  • Related Websites: www.nema.go.ke
  • Validity: 1 Year
  • Enactment: 2006-12-01
  • Contact Office: Head, Biodiversity Section, National Environmental Management Authority
  • Resolution Criteria: (i) Consent form resource providing community conservation status of the biological resource (ii) Agreed benefits from the resource for the community
  • License Type: License/Permit
  • (i) Prior Informed consent from interested person and relevant agencies-with mutally agreed terms
  • (ii) Reasearch clearance from the National Council of Science & Technology
  • (iii) And if the accesses material to be taken
  • Licensing Body: National Environment Management Authority
    • Head Office

      • Tel: Tel:(254)-020-605522/6/7
      • Physical Address: Popo Road off Mombasa Road,Behind Belle view Complex
      • Postal Address: P.O.BOX 67839-00200
      • City: Nairobi City County
      • Email Address: dgnema@nema.go.ke Email this Agency
      • Website: http://www.nema.go.ke
      • Operating Hours: 8.00 am-1.00 pm / 2.00 pm to 5.00pm
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