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Reactions trail govt’s approval of new maize variety

While experts in the agricultural sector on one hand lauded the Federal Government for approving the evaluation and open cultivation of the new Tela...

Nigeria grants approval for cultivation of genetically modified maize variety

The government of Nigeria has granted environmental approval for evaluation and open cultivation of TELA Maize, a new maize variety developed by researchers at...

Nigeria set to deregulate genetically modified maize variety

Efforts to avail smallholder farmers in Nigeria with maize variety that combines drought tolerance, insect resistance, and other important yield and disease resistance traits...

GM cowpea: AATF trains seed certification officers

The African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF), in partnership with the Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR) and the National Agricultural Seeds Council of Nigeria, trained 20 seed...

AATF, partners unveil genetically modified insect resistant beans

Nigeria has achieved what looks like a major milestone in the history of agricultural research and development with the official launch and release for...

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...

ABU starts research into flood resistant maize – Director

The Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR) at the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, has started research into the  development of maize varieties that can withstand flood...

IAR, AATF to unveil new drought resistant maize variety by 2022

The Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR), Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, says it is working in collaboration with the African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) to...

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Association promises improved PSP services in waste management

The Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria (AWAMN) has assured that private sector participants (PSP) operators in Lagos State...
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Climate action impossible without trust – Espinosa

Speaking to G7 climate, energy and environment ministers on Thursday, May 26, 2022, UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia...

New funding announced to protect biodiversity in UK overseas territories

Threatened species across the UK Overseas Territories (UKOTs) are set to benefit from £6.4 million government funding announced. Green turtles...

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Association promises improved PSP services in waste management

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Climate action impossible without trust – Espinosa

Speaking to G7 climate, energy and environment ministers on...