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GMOs: Debunking falsehood through public sensitisation

Stakeholders in the biosafety and biotechnology industry have advocated for more civic education on the concept of genetic engineering (GM) to boost food production,...

Food insecurity: Stakeholders advocate adoption of agricultural biotechnology

Stakeholders in agriculture have called for adoption of biotechnology to address food crisis. They made this known at an event organised by the Alliance for...

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...

Govt begins trials for new Tela maize variety

The National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) says a trial phase for the new TELA Maize is ongoing in some states to understudy the variety...

FishNet Alliance decries introduction of genetically improved tilapia into Nigeria

Nigerians may be unaware, but genetically improved tilapias are on the way to the country and should arrive this month, May 2022. According to reports,...

HOMEF calls for the prohibition of GMOs in Nigeria

A roundtable hosted by the Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) held in Abuja on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, beamed the spotlight on genetically...

Groups commend Nigerian Senate’s pledge to enforce strict GMOs regulation

Reacting to a news item by Food Farm News published on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, that the “Senate insists on GMOs thorough regulation”, groups including GMO-Free...

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...

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Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

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China issues highest alert for high temperatures

China’s national observatory on Friday, August 12, 2022, issued a red alert for high temperatures, the most severe warning...

Osun festival: Devotees defy govt, drink contaminated water from river

In spite of the state government’s warning against drinking water from Osun River during the grand finale of the...

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Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

A drought has been declared for parts of England...

China issues highest alert for high temperatures

China’s national observatory on Friday, August 12, 2022, issued...