Category:Africa

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54 countries are located in Africa.

[edit] Table: Practices and technologies, international agreements, UN cloning vote

[edit] Key

Practices and technologies

  • PROHIBITED: This practice is prohibited by national law or policies having the force of law.
  • regulated: This practice is allowed and regulated by national law or policies having the force of law.
  • permitted: This practice is allowed by national law or policies having the force of law, but is not regulated.
  • allowed: This practice is allowed by national law or policies having the force of law, but social uses are not prohibited.
  • social uses prohibited: Social (or nonmedical) use of this practice is prohibited by national law or policies having the force of law.
  • commercial prohibited: Commercial use of this practice is prohibited by national law or policies having the force of law, but non-commercial use is allowed.
  • commercial allowed: Commercial use of this practice is allowed by national law or policies having the force of law.
  • permitted: This practice is allowed by national law or policies having the force of law, but policies concerning compensation are unknown.
  • unrecognized: Surrogacy contracts are explicitly unrecognized by national law or by other mechanism which carries the force of law.
  • no policy: This practice is not addressed by national law or policies having the force of law.
  • ?: It is unknown whether this practice is addressed by national law or policies having the force of law.


Note: The categories defined in the key and used in the table characterize the polices in any given country in a broad manner. Consult the page for each country for more detailed accounts of current policies.
 

International agreements

  • RATIFIED: This country has ratified this measure, and thus agrees to abide by its provisions.
  • signed: This country has signed this measure, indicating an intent to ratify it.
  • blank cell: This country has neither signed nor ratified this measure.


2005 UN Cloning Vote

  • YES: This country voted in favor of the Declaration, indicating support for a ban on both reproductive and research cloning.
  • no: This country voted against the Declaration, indicating support for a ban on reproductive cloning only.
  • abstain: This country took an official position of abstaining from voting on the Declaration.
  • no vote: This country’s delegate was absent at the time of the vote, or otherwise refrained from voting.


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  Population Eggs for assisted reproduction Eggs for research Inheritable genetic modification Preimplantation genetic diagnosis Reproductive cloning Research cloning Sex selection Surrogacy 2005 UN Cloning Vote 2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention
Algeria 38,481,705 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? no policy abstained RATIFIED
Angola 15,941,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? abstained
Benin 8,439,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? YES
Botswana 1,639,833 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? no vote
Burkina Faso 13,228,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? abstained
Burundi 7,548,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? YES RATIFIED
Cameroon 17,795,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? abstained RATIFIED
Cape Verde 499,796 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? abstained RATIFIED
Central African Republic 4,216,666 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? no vote
Chad 10,780,600 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? no vote
Comoros 798,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? YES
Côte d'Ivoire 18,013,409 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? YES RATIFIED
Democratic Republic of the Congo 62,600,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? YES
Djibouti 496,374 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? YES
Egypt 80,335,036 no policy no policy no policy no policy ? no policy no policy no policy abstained RATIFIED
Equatorial Guinea 504,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? YES
Eritrea 4,401,009 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? YES
Ethiopia 75,067,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? YES
Gabon 1,454,867 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? no RATIFIED
Gambia 1,700,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? no vote
Ghana 23,000,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? no vote RATIFIED
Guinea 9,402,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? no vote
Guinea-Bissau 1,586,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? no vote
Kenya 34,707,800 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? no policy YES
Lesotho 1,795,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? YES
Liberia 3,386,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? YES
Libya 6,173,579 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? no policy no vote RATIFIED
Madagascar 19,448,815 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? YES
Malawi 12,884,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? no vote
Mali 11,995,402 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? no vote RATIFIED
Mauritania 3,069,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? no vote
Mauritius 1,256,739 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? YES RATIFIED
Morocco 33,757,175 no policy no policy ? no policy ? ? ? PROHIBITED YES
Mozambique 21,397,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? no vote RATIFIED
Namibia 1,820,916 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? no policy abstained RATIFIED
Niger 13,957,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? no vote RATIFIED
Nigeria 148,000,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? no vote RATIFIED
Republic of the Congo 3,999,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? no vote
Rwanda 10,186,063 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? YES
Sao Tome and Principe 157,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? YES
Senegal 11,658,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? no vote RATIFIED
Seychelles 80,699 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? no vote RATIFIED
Sierra Leone 5,900,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? YES
Somalia 9,558,666 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? abstained
South Africa 43,700,000 no policy no policy PROHIBITED no policy PROHIBITED permitted no policy PROHIBITED abstained RATIFIED
Sudan 39,379,358 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? YES
Swaziland 1,032,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? no vote
Tanzania 37,849,133 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? YES
Togo 5,700,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? no vote
Tunisia 10,102,000 PROHIBITED ? ? ? PROHIBITED PROHIBITED ? ? abstained RATIFIED
Uganda 30,900,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? no policy YES
Yemen 23,013,376 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? abstained
Zambia 11,668,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? YES
Zimbabwe 13,010,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? abstained

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