First International Depositary Authority Established in Africa

February 22, 2018

On February 20, 2018 the Moroccan Coordinated Collections of Microorganisms (CCMM) acquired the status of “International Depositary Authority” under the Budapest Treaty.

The depository is located in Rabat, Morocco and will accept all types of bacterial strains, including actinomycetes, fungi and yeasts.

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