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Biosecurity Policy Drafting Committee presents draft document to biosafety agency

The drafting committee for the National Biosecurity Policy has presented the preliminary draft of the National Biosecurity Policy to the Director General/Chief Executive Officer...

Why media is vital in Nigeria’s quest for self-sufficiency in food production

For the research institutes to fulfill their mandates and contribute meaningful to the nation’s quest for self-sufficiency in food production, the media must support...

Biosafety agency restates commitment to safety in applying modern biotechnology

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has reiterated its commitment to ensure the safety of the public while applying modern biotechnology to boost food...

NBMA, VON collaborate on biosafety awareness

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), alongside the Voice of Nigeria (VON), has inaugurated a 10-man joint committee as part of efforts to ensure...

GMOs: Biosafety agency collaborates with quarantine service, seed council

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS) and the National...

Why modern biotechnology must be regulated – NBMA

The Director General/CEO, National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Dr. Rufus Ebegba, on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 in Abuja re-emphasised the need to regulate the...

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...

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...

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Three insurers distance themselves from controversial EACOP project

Insurance providers Argo Group and Axis Capital, both Lloyd’s of London members, and RSA Insurance Group Limited, a leading...
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Policymakers review analysis for green recovery and transition in Nigeria’s agriculture, energy sectors

Researchers and high-level representatives from relevant ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, convened for a...

UNEP marks five years anniversary of Minamata Convention on Mercury

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has marked five years since the Minamata Convention on Mercury entered into force. UNEP,...

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Three insurers distance themselves from controversial EACOP project

Insurance providers Argo Group and Axis Capital, both Lloyd’s...

Policymakers review analysis for green recovery and transition in Nigeria’s agriculture, energy sectors

Researchers and high-level representatives from relevant ministries, departments and...