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CPB Regional Advisors for Central and Eastern Europe

Anastasia IDRISOVA
Languages: Russian, English, Tajik 

Anastasia Idrisova has higher medical education. Her experience in the field of environment is more than 10 years, and the last 4 years on biodiversity and biosafety issues. Anastasia is a BCH National Focal Point for the Republic of Tajikistan. From 2002 to 2004 she was the National Coordinator for the UNEP-GEF Project on Development of National Biosafety Framework for Tajikistan.

Anastasia developed and conducted trainings/workshops on the issues of biosafety, biodiversity, disasters management within projects supported by UNDP, UNEP, Christian Aid, Focus Humanitarian Assistance, Academy of Education to Development (AED USAID), Save the Children (UK), etc.

She has great experience on development and implementation of projects as well as strategic documents and guidelines. She has excellent skills in project management, including financial management and reporting.


Languages: Russian, English

Dr. B. Anoshenko (Ph.D. in Genetics) has an experience in IT technologies since 1983 mainly in data analysis and data management of genetic and plant breeding experiments using different approaches. He has 41 scientific publications in this field. He worked as an expert and consultant with many research institutions of former USSR countries and was involved in GILB (Global Initiative on Late Blight) projects in Peru and Ecuador. He is working in Belarusian Co-ordination Biosafety Centre since its establishment in1998 His main tasks are information systems, risk assessment and biosafety regulation. He created and maintain website of the National Co-ordination Biosafety Centre (http://biosafety.org.by/), which is working since 1998. He took part in the implementation of the joint project of the Government of the Republic of Belarus, the United Nations' Environmental Program and the Global Environmental Facility "Development of the National Biosafety Framework for the Republic of Belarus" He also participated in the development of the National Law on Safety in Genetic Engineering Activities.

Dr. Anoshenko was nominated as National BCH Focal Point in 2004. He is experienced in training and couching specialists of different level in information technologies and biosafety aspects and organizing such workshops.


Aleksej TARASJEV, PhD.
Language: Serbian-Croatian-Bosnian, Russian and English

Ecological geneticist and evolutionary ecologist from the Institute for Biological Research, University of Belgrade, Serbia. Chair of Serbian Expert Biosafety Council. Served as a member of BCH IAC, Steering Committee of Coordination Meetings for Biosafety Capacity-Building Activities and Liaison Group on Capacity-building for Biosafety . Worked at a position of Officer for Agricultural Research and Biotechnology in FAO REU and as FAO International consultant for risk analysis. Following COP MOP request conducted a Study of BCH Users and Potential Users for SCBD. Organizer and trainer in several courses, seminars and workshops on various topics for different and usually diverse target groups (advanced students, specialists, teachers, media, regional and national competent authorities including EU member states, phytosanitary and customs officers, general public). Worked as RA since the beginning of UNEP GEF BCH projects. Fluent in Serbian-Croatian-Bosnian, Russian and English.