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After cotton and maize, Nigeria to release more GM food – Ebegba

Rufus Ebegba

Sir Rufus Ebegba, the director-general and chief executive officer of the National Biosafety Management Agency (NABMA), at a meeting held in Abuja to review two applications submitted for the release of genetically-modified (GM) cotton and maize, said Nigerians should prepare to see more GM products in the market to serve as alternative to consumers’ choice. In this interview with Etta Michael ...

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Ethiopia, Nigeria, others in continental drought-tolerant maize initiative

corn field

The Drought Tolerant Maize for Africa (DTMA) Project has contributed to a stronger food system in 13 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, through more than 200 improved maize varieties to help farmers cope with climate change and low-fertility soils through collaboration. Partners and funders of the Drought Tolerant Maize for Africa (DTMA) Project will on Monday September 14, 2015 convene in ...

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