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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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EU can take the lead in reducing consumption-based emissions – Report

A new report by the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) has revealed that the EU’s focus on territorial emissions understates...
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Healthy Features Summit: Climate crisis is also a health crisis – WHO, COP29

The climate crisis also means a health crisis, Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has...

G7 leaders reaffirm support for billion-dollar infrastructure programme for Africa

G7 leaders meeting at their summit in Puglia, Italy, have reaffirmed support for multi-billion-dollar infrastructure projects across Africa to...

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EU can take the lead in reducing consumption-based emissions – Report

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Healthy Features Summit: Climate crisis is also a health crisis – WHO, COP29

The climate crisis also means a health crisis, Director-General...
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