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Biosafety agency endorses guidelines on genetically modified food, feed

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has endorsed the national guidelines on Genetically Modified (GM) food and feed to repose the confidence of the...

Coalition clamours GMOs ban, repeal of biosafety law

State governors have been called upon to ban genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and effect a repeal of the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) Act...

Promoters harvest genetically modified maize variety, claim it ‘yields better’

Results from the third confined field trial of the Tela maize project ongoing at the Institute for Agricultural Research has shown that the variety...

Tanzania cancels GMO trials again

Newly appointed Tanzania Agricultural Minister, Prof Adolf Mkenda, has announced the cancellation of research trials involving genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the country and...

Boosting food security in Africa via adoption of genetically modified crops

In a 2012 article published by the United Nations University, titled: “Are Transgenic Crops Safe? GM Agriculture in Africa’’, the anchor man, Dr Ademola...

Legal practitioners advise on GMOs, biosafety regulation

“Biosafety entails protecting the ecosystem and human health from harmful incidents. This is achievable through dependable biosafety laws and regulations. Where biosafety regulations are...

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...

Nigeria begins nationwide demonstrations of genetically modified cowpea

The Institute for Agricultural Research, Ahmadu Bello University (IAR/ABU) Zaria and the African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) have concluded arrangements for nationwide on-farm demonstrations...

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Renewable energy innovation boosted by £37m govt funding across UK

Innovative biomass projects across the UK have been awarded £37 million in funding, as the government drives forward its...
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Reforestation: Group takes campaign to women, community leaders in Ibadan

An NGO, Alliance for Positive Environmental Impacts and Reforestation (APEARE), Ibadan in Oyo State, on Saturday, August 6, 2022,...

Rotary Club plants trees in Jos school to mitigate global warming

The Rotary Club planted trees at the Air Force Military School, Jos, on Saturday, August 6, 2022, to mitigate...

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Renewable energy innovation boosted by £37m govt funding across UK

Innovative biomass projects across the UK have been awarded...

Reforestation: Group takes campaign to women, community leaders in Ibadan

An NGO, Alliance for Positive Environmental Impacts and Reforestation...