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Tomato hybrid with long shelf life to be available in 12 months, says NABDA

Director-General, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Prof. Alex Akpa, says within a period of one year, Nigerians should expect high yielding tomato hybrid with...

How GM crops impact environment – Study

A newly released peer-reviewed paper appears to have drawn attention to environmental challenges associated with genetically-modified (GM) crops, as well as the gaps in...

GMOs: Campaigners reiterate need for biosafety law overhaul

Activists have once again called on the authorities to review the National Biosafety Management Act 2015 as, according to them, it cannot in its...

Why GMOs are unjust, unsafe, unsustainable, by Bassey

Nnimmo Bassey, Director, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), at the Stakeholders Workshop on GMOs held on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 in Abuja says...

GM food and Nigerian promoters

Mariann Bassey-Orovwuje, lawyer and coordinator of the Food Sovereignty Programme of Friends the Earth Nigeria and Africa, as well as Chair of AFSA, in a...

GMOs: Why we seek protection of food, environment, by activists

Speaking to media executives in Abuja recently, Nnimmo Bassey (Director, Health of Mother Earth Foundation), Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour (Convener of Nigerians against GMOs), Mariann Bassey-Orovwuje...

GMOs: Biosafety is no gamble

In his welcome remarks at the Lawyers Roundtable on Biosafety held at the Apo Apartments, Abuja on Tuesday, April 25 2017, Nnimmo Bassey, Director of...

GMOs: Safe food is a human right

In his welcome remarks at a Media Training on Biosafety held in Abuja on Monday, April 24 2017, Nnimmo Bassey, Director of the Health...

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Commission trains youths on waste management in Adamawa, Gombe

The North East Development Commission (NEDC), in collaboration with the Adamawa and Gombe State Governments, has begun training for...

Health expert urges Lagos to provide safe water for residents

A former Chairman, Association of Nigeria Private Medical Practitioners (ANPMP), Dr Tunji Akintade, has appealed to the Lagos State...

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