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Institute develops flood resistant maize, sorghum seeds

The Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR), Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, says it has developed maize, sorghum and other crops seed varieties that can...

Reactions trail govt’s approval of new maize variety

While experts in the agricultural sector on one hand lauded the Federal Government for approving the evaluation and open cultivation of the new Tela...

Nigeria grants approval for cultivation of genetically modified maize variety

The government of Nigeria has granted environmental approval for evaluation and open cultivation of TELA Maize, a new maize variety developed by researchers at...

Nigeria set to deregulate genetically modified maize variety

Efforts to avail smallholder farmers in Nigeria with maize variety that combines drought tolerance, insect resistance, and other important yield and disease resistance traits...

GM cowpea: AATF trains seed certification officers

The African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF), in partnership with the Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR) and the National Agricultural Seeds Council of Nigeria, trained 20 seed...

AATF, partners unveil genetically modified insect resistant beans

Nigeria has achieved what looks like a major milestone in the history of agricultural research and development with the official launch and release for...

Promoters harvest genetically modified maize variety, claim it ‘yields better’

Results from the third confined field trial of the Tela maize project ongoing at the Institute for Agricultural Research has shown that the variety...

ABU starts research into flood resistant maize – Director

The Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR) at the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, has started research into the  development of maize varieties that can withstand flood...

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Mitigating the impact of electronic waste exposure in Nigeria

Have you ever wondered what happens to your discarded fridges, televisions, laptops, handsets? More often than not, these discarded products...
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Gully erosion: Abia community appeals for urgent govt intervention

The Ohabiri-Umuchime-Amanso Autonomous Community in Abia State of Nigeria has appealed to relevant government agencies to quickly come to...

WHO recommends ‘mpox’ as new name for monkey pox disease

Following a series of consultations with global experts, the World Health Organisation (WHO) will begin using a new preferred...

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Mitigating the impact of electronic waste exposure in Nigeria

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Gully erosion: Abia community appeals for urgent govt intervention

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