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Ecological group, HOMEF, others applaud Reps’ plan to investigate GMOs

Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), an ecology-focused non-governmental organisation (NGO), and the GMO-Free Nigeria Alliance have commended the House of Representatives on its...

GMOs in Africa: Food security, food slavery or cultural imperialism?

The origin of food is seed. Whoever controls the seed controls the entire food chain. These seeds are not owned by any African entity,...

Ghana’s biosafety authority: Granting GMO import permits to be based on regulations, international best practices

Clearly, it will not be out of place to declare April 2024 as “the month of Genetic Engineering GE)” in Ghana, because the publication...

The GMOs debate and task ahead of Nigerian scientists

The discourse on safety of genetically engineered crops categorised as Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) is heating up globally, including Nigeria. Just recently, the Federal Government...

Food experts challenge NASS to prohibit use, consumption of GMOs

Food experts have called for the prohibition of the use, consumption and promotion of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in the country. GMOs can either be...

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...

Group cautions govt, Nigerians against GMOs

The Centre for Food Safety and Agricultural Research (CEFSAR), an NGO, has urged the Federal Government to be mindful of the acceptance and deployment...

GM trade central to nation’s biosafety management, says NBMA boss

The Director-General of the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Dr Agnes Asagbra, says the Genetically Modified cross-border trade management is central to the nation’s...

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GEF approves over $700m to support Great Green Wall, cities, climate resilience

The Global Environment Facility’s governing body has approved more than $700 million for nature protection and renewal projects, including...
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Featuring African stars, ‘Music for Wildlife’ launches on Trace Global Network

Wild Africa has concluded plans to launch “Music for Wildlife,” a concert series that brings African artists together to...

Stakeholders advocate collaboration to harness climate change opportunities

Some stakeholders have called for collaborative effort to harness the opportunity of climate change and address the challenges associated...

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GEF approves over $700m to support Great Green Wall, cities, climate resilience

The Global Environment Facility’s governing body has approved more...

Featuring African stars, ‘Music for Wildlife’ launches on Trace Global Network

Wild Africa has concluded plans to launch “Music for...
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