National Node of the BCH
Capacity Building Activities, Projects and Opportunities
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2003-10-23 15:10 UTC (sarah.lukie@croplife.org)
Date of last update
2010-01-22 16:00 UTC (intern.ross.carroll@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2010-01-22 16:00 UTC (intern.ross.carroll@cbd.int)

General information
Title of the initiative
Global Industry Coalition projects: Institutional capacity building
Contact person
Ms. Sarah Lukie
Managing Director
Global Issues and Multilateral Affairs
Food & Agriculture, Biotechnology Industry Organization
1201 Maryland Avenue, S.W. Suite 900
Washington, DC
USA, 200024
Beneficiary country(ies)
  • Thailand
  • Others
  • Global
Type of initiative
Main target group(s) / beneficiaries
  • Target group: Developing countries
Start Date
Ending date
Donor(s) information
Agency(ies) or Organization(s) implementing or sponsoring the initiative (Additional Information)
  • Organization: Global Industry Coalition (GIC)
  • Type of Organization: Industry
Budget information
Availability of funds for participants
Activity details
Description of the initiative
National level activities
Development of national biosafety frameworks
Institutional strengthening
Risk assessment
Objective and main expected outcomes or lesson learned
To strengthen institutional capabilities and linkages in Thailand
To support assessment of current policies and the formulation of future policy frameworks required for developing appropriate indigenous technological capabilities in Thailand.

Main outcomes
1) 14   individual linkage projects were completed in various sectors   under the Institutional Linkages Program (1985-1995).

2)  Comprehensive surveys of various sectors of Thai industry, including biotechnology, were made.
General thematic area(s)
  • Institutional capacity
  • Human resources capacity development and training
  • Information exchange and data management including participation in the Biosafety Clearing-House
Additional Information
Additional Information
See a detailed list of other capacity-building initiatives supported by business and industry at the web link below: