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Don’t be deceived by early rains, NiMet advises farmers


The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has advised farmers to ignore the current early rainfall across the country and not start early planting. Women in engaged in dry season rice farming through irrigation Mr Zakariyau Abdulrasheed, General Manager, NiMet’s Network Services, gave the warning in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday, February 28, 2019 in Abuja. ...

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Group expresses concern over GMO governance in Zambia


The Lusaka-based Zambia Alliance for Agroecology and Biodiversity (ZAAB) is worried about some aspects of genetically-modified organism (GMO) governance in the country, particularly those relating to importation of processed GMO food products on one hand and, on the other, the ongoing policy amendments to change the country position on production of live GMO crops. ZAAB lists inherent grey areas and ...

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