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NABDA boss seeks more awareness creation on genetically modified crops

Director-General, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Prof. Alex Akpa, says more awareness creation will help in disabusing the minds of people opposed to Genetic Modification (GM)...

Why GMOs are not solution to food production

Every January and for almost two decades GM crop proponents celebrate the arrival of report of the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech (ISAAA) on...

Civil society, farmers oppose US human trials of Uganda-bound ‘super banana’

The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA), a Pan African platform comprising civil society networks and farmer organisations working towards food sovereignty in...

Nnimmo Bassey: Why Nigeria does not need GMOs

In keeping with our tradition of seeking ways to build common understanding on critical issues, no matter how complex, today we are considering “The...

Syngenta sued for $1bn over China’s rejection of GM corn

US corn prices plummeted as China rejected all shipments containing traces of Syngenta's MIR162. Farmers from five major corn growing states have filed three...

‘How BT cotton will transform Nigeria’s economy’

H.A. Kwajaffa, Chairman of the National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN), in a memorandum submitted to the Senate last week in Abuja during a...

‘Africa can feed Africa without GMOs’

Experts at the Africa Climate Change conference in Marrakech, Morocco have restated Africa’s capacity to feed itself now and in the future without genetically...

Why Nigeria does not need genetically modified foods

In a recent edition of “Fact Sheet,” a publication of the ecological think-tank, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), writers Juan Lopez, Mariann Orovwuje...

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Katsina spends N4.34bn addressing ecological challenges

Katsina State Government spent over N4.348 billion in checking the menace of flood and erosion in 42 communities across...
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Eroton’s OML 18 oil well fire in Rivers extinguished – NOSDRA

The fire at the Oil Mining Lease (OML) 18 operated by Eroton Exploration and Exploration Company has been extinguished, the...

Jigawa, Gombe, Bauchi scale up flood mitigation programmes

The Jigawa State Government says it has procured two amphibious excavators to fast track dredging of Hadejia River to...

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Katsina spends N4.34bn addressing ecological challenges

Katsina State Government spent over N4.348 billion in checking...

Eroton’s OML 18 oil well fire in Rivers extinguished – NOSDRA

The fire at the Oil Mining Lease (OML) 18 operated...