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Why efforts to capture African food systems with GM technologies should be resisted – Study

A recent briefing paper has emphasised reasons why attempts to corrupt and capture African food systems with the latest GM technologies and their products...

Researchers suspend Ghana GMO Cotton trials as Monsanto withdraws funds

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in Ghana has suspended trials of GMO cotton in the country after US Company Monsanto withdrew...

Monsanto’s GM drought-tolerant maize challenged in South African court

The African Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) has lodged an appeal to the High Court of South Africa to overturn decisions of the GMO authority,...

GM cotton: Burkina Faso settles dispute with Monsanto

Burkina Faso's cotton companies and growers seem to have settled their long dispute with Monsanto Seed Company over their revenue losses allegedly caused by...

Biotech agencies, NIREC report and unpatriotic activism

Lagos-based research scientist, Dr. Hannah Nnadi, has expressed concern that some activists may “have taken it upon themselves to smear the integrity of government...

Golden rice and anti-GM rice propaganda

Last week, the print and electronic media in Nigeria were awash again with a major propaganda news item on Genetically Modified Foods. This time,...

NBMA asked to conduct tests to prove there’s no GM rice in Nigeria

In a reaction to claims by the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), through its Director-General, Dr. Rufus Ebegba, that there is no iota of...

Government debunks imported GM rice reports

Sequel to a media report that the Federal Government and a firm have flooded the Nigerian market with Genetically Modified (GM) rice purported to...

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Nigeria committed to ensuring health, sustainability of oceans – Ikeazor

Delivering the Nigerian National Statement at the Second UN Oceans Conference in Lisbon, Portugal on Wednesday, July 27, 2022,...
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Rights defenders in Nigeria, across West Africa still subject to harassment, arrests

Research by the Green Advocates International and the Mano River Union Civil Society Natural Rights and the Governance Platform...

US Supreme Court limits EPA’s power to combat climate change

The Supreme Court of the United States on Thursday, June 30, 2022, sharply cut back the Environmental Protection Agency’s...

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Nigeria committed to ensuring health, sustainability of oceans – Ikeazor

Delivering the Nigerian National Statement at the Second UN...

Rights defenders in Nigeria, across West Africa still subject to harassment, arrests

Research by the Green Advocates International and the Mano...