28.7 C
Lagos
Thursday, July 7, 2022

Tag:Genetically modified crops

NABDA boss seeks more awareness creation on genetically modified crops

Director-General, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Prof. Alex Akpa, says more awareness creation will help in disabusing the minds of people opposed to Genetic Modification (GM)...

Why GMOs are not solution to food production

Every January and for almost two decades GM crop proponents celebrate the arrival of report of the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech (ISAAA) on...

Civil society, farmers oppose US human trials of Uganda-bound ‘super banana’

The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA), a Pan African platform comprising civil society networks and farmer organisations working towards food sovereignty in...

Nnimmo Bassey: Why Nigeria does not need GMOs

In keeping with our tradition of seeking ways to build common understanding on critical issues, no matter how complex, today we are considering “The...

Syngenta sued for $1bn over China’s rejection of GM corn

US corn prices plummeted as China rejected all shipments containing traces of Syngenta's MIR162. Farmers from five major corn growing states have filed three...

‘How BT cotton will transform Nigeria’s economy’

H.A. Kwajaffa, Chairman of the National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN), in a memorandum submitted to the Senate last week in Abuja during a...

‘Africa can feed Africa without GMOs’

Experts at the Africa Climate Change conference in Marrakech, Morocco have restated Africa’s capacity to feed itself now and in the future without genetically...

Why Nigeria does not need genetically modified foods

In a recent edition of “Fact Sheet,” a publication of the ecological think-tank, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), writers Juan Lopez, Mariann Orovwuje...

Latest news

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...
- Advertisement -spot_imgspot_img

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...

Must read

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...