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Internationally Recognized Certificates of Compliance (IRCC)

See amendment history for more information.

last updated: 20 Jan 2023
General Information
- Competent National Authority: | ABSCH-CNA-ZA-203907-3
Competent National Authority:
National Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment ()
473 Steve Biko Road
Pretoria, Gauteng Province
0083, South Africa
Phone: +27 12 399 9611/8917/9612/9590,
Fax: +27 12 359 3636,
Details of the permit or its equivalent
South Africa/NEMA/NEMPAA/NEMBA/BABS/NW39881/05/2022
16 May 2022
15 May 2025
Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Information
- Organization: North West Department of Economic Development, Environment, Conservation and Tourism (DEDECT) | ABSCH-CON-ZA-262922-1
North West Department of Economic Development, Environment, Conservation and Tourism (DEDECT)
Government agency (Sub-national)
Corner Dr James Moroka drive and Stadium Road
Mmabatho, North West
2735, South Africa
Phone: +27 18 389 5130,
Fax: +27 18 389 5130,
Confidential information
- Organization: University of Graz () | ABSCH-CON-AT-262923-1
University of Graz ()
Academic or research institute
Karl-Franzens Universität Graz Universitätsplatz 2
Graz, Styria
A-8010, Austria
Phone: +43 316 380 3979,
Confidential information
Mutually Agreed Terms (MAT) Information
 Biodiversity assessments of terrestrial mammals (Mammalia) using aquatic environmental DNA (eDNA) from waterholes 
Subject-matter or genetic resource(s)
To conduct academic/ non-commercial research 
Confidential information

Information on the utilization of the genetic resource(s)
  • Non-Commercial
Specific conditions are list in the permit 39881 issued by North West Provincial Department
 Generic material collected and exported in terms of this permit shall not be sold or offered for sale
Additional Information
Other permits/ approval obtained for this research project include:

  • Registration form of the Research Project with North West Parks Board 
  • Research Permit of DEDECT/ North West Province 
  • Approval of the ethics committee of South African National Biodiversity Institute (main collaborator in South Africa) 
  • Section 20 Permit of Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development 

Amendment history
Unique identifier Status Date
Lactitia Tshitwamulomoni (
20 Jan 2023 10:09
on 20 Jan 2023 10:09