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Scientist advocates gene editing to extend the shelf life of edible mushrooms

A Bayelsa State-based scientist on Sunday, August 29, 2021 advocated the use of emerging techniques that increases the shelf life of edible mushroom to...

Govt reiterates safe use of modern biotechnology to boost economy

The Federal Government on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 reiterated its commitment to ensuring safe use of modern biotechnology to boost the nation’s economy and...

Nigeria must use gene editing technology to improve food production – OFAB Coordinator

Country Coordinator, Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB), Dr Rose Gidado, says Nigeria must take advantage of gene editing technology to be able to...

Groups warn against release of genetically engineered mosquitoes in Nigeria

Over 75 civil society organisations from Nigeria, Africa and other countries in the world have condemned moves to open the way for the release...

Biosafety agency restates commitment to safety in applying modern biotechnology

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has reiterated its commitment to ensure the safety of the public while applying modern biotechnology to boost food...

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COVID-19 increased nearly 30% in past two weeks – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the global reported cases of COVID-19 have increased by nearly 30 per cent...
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Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says that Nigeria needs to plant over 350 million trees annually to check deforestation. Director-General,...

Uganda urges UN refugee agency to support environmental protection drive

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has urged the United Nations to support the country’s environmental protection efforts by providing refugees...

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COVID-19 increased nearly 30% in past two weeks – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the global reported...

Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says that Nigeria needs...