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Ghanaian farmers upbeat about PBR cowpea

When Bakuvie Zinna, a Ghanaian cowpea farmer, was invited by a local extension agent to take part in demonstrations for a new variety resistant...

Public education, GMOs and Nigeria’s food system

Public knowledge on how Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) are produced is essential for its acceptance and adoption to tackle hunger and ensure food sufficiency in...

Genetically modified beans safe for consumption, biosafety agency assures Nigerians

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) on Thursday, April 28, 2022, assured Nigerians that the recently-approved, genetically-modified beans is safe for both human consumption...

Consumers say there’s no difference in taste between GM beans and local variety

Consumers of genetically modified (GM) beans, the pod borer insect resistant variety, on Thursday, April 7, 2022, in Abuja testified that it tasted same...

NABDA targets 8m farmers for cultivation of genetically modified cowpea

The Director-General of National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, says eight million Nigerian farmers will benefit directly from cultivating the recently launched...

Launch of biotech cowpea will create jobs for Nigerians – NABDA D-G

The Director-General of National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, says  the recent inauguration of Biotech (Bt) cowpea will create millions of job...

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...

820 farmers picked to plant GM cowpea in national demonstration

A total of 820 Nigerian farmers selected from 36 states in the country will participate in a nation-wide demonstration of the recently released SAMPEA...

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Nigeria records 244 confirmed cases of Lassa fever, 37 deaths in 16 states and FCT

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) registered 244 confirmed cases of Lassa Fever in 16 states...
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General elections: Whither climate change in their manifestos?

As candidates intensify campaign for various elective positions in the build up to 2023 general elections in Nigeria, concern...

Stakeholders address REDD+, say carbon credit market won’t solve climate crisis

On Monday, January 30, 2023,, 49 buyers, project developers, industry bodies, ratings and data providers, investors, restoration and conservation...

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Nigeria records 244 confirmed cases of Lassa fever, 37 deaths in 16 states and FCT

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC)...

General elections: Whither climate change in their manifestos?

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