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Nnimmo Bassey: GMOs, biosafety and human rights

Nigeria, like many other African nations, stands at a crossroads to her food future. The stark choice is between adopting agricultural biotechnology in line...

Govt urged to withdraw permits granted to import GMOs

The Nigerian government has been called upon to withdraw permits granted for the importation of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to avert implications for health,...

Nnimmo Bassey: Our right to safe food

In his opening remarks at a dialogue on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and the state of biosafety that had medical practitioners in attendance in...

Stakeholders deliberate on biosafety issues, seek overhaul of regulatory architecture

Deliberations at a physical and virtual conference on “The State of Biosafety in Nigeria” covered regulatory issues, biosecurity, food and farming systems, hunger as...

Experts highlight genetic engineering threats to food systems

A group of experts who spoke at a recent gathering has expressed reservations over the dangers posed by the genetic engineering to food safety. At...

COVID-19: Agency says safe modern biotechnology can ensure food security

Director General/Chief Executive Officer of the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Dr Rufus Ebegba, has said that the issue of the adoption of safe...

GMOs: Scientists asked to simplify biosafety information

Scientists have been asked to simplify information about their work and technologies for the public to understand.  One of the technologies that researchers are...

NBMA, VON collaborate on biosafety awareness

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), alongside the Voice of Nigeria (VON), has inaugurated a 10-man joint committee as part of efforts to ensure...

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Stakeholders seek implementation of Nigeria’s gas plan

Stakeholders in the gas industry have called on the Federal Government to implement Nigeria’s National Gas Plan as it...
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Marshall Islands endorses Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty at UN SIDS4

In a move at the critical once-a-decade United Nations' 4th International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS4), holding...

Small islands on the frontlines of catastrophic climate crisis, crippling debt

The fourth International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS4) opened on Monday, May 27, 2024, in Antigua and Barbuda...

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Stakeholders seek implementation of Nigeria’s gas plan

Stakeholders in the gas industry have called on the...

Marshall Islands endorses Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty at UN SIDS4

In a move at the critical once-a-decade United Nations'...
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