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Nigeria to rake in $638m through Bt cowpea export – OFAB

Dr Rose Gidado

The Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB), a biotechnology informative platform, says Nigeria could rake in $638 million in six years through cowpea export with the adoption of Biotech (Bt) cowpea by the Federal Government. Dr Rose Gidado Dr Rose Gidado, OFAB Country Coordinator, said this in an Interview on Monday, October 19, 2020 in Abuja. She said the figure ...

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Nigeria must use gene editing technology to improve food production – OFAB Coordinator

Dr Rose Gidado

Country Coordinator, Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB), Dr Rose Gidado, says Nigeria must take advantage of gene editing technology to be able to produce enough food for its growing population. Dr Rose Gidado Gidado, also Deputy Director, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), said this while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Friday, October 9, 2020 in ...

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Scientists seek long shelf life for tomatoes

tomatoes

Director General of the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Prof. Alex Akpa, has said that scientists are working on the long shelf life of tomatoes. Tomatoes. Photo credit: authorityngr.com He made the submission at national summit organised by NABDA and the Nigeria Chapter of the Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB) to update media practitioners on the status of agricultural ...

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How genetic engineering technology can revolutionise world system, by biotechnologists

Prof. Felix Akpa

Biotechnologists say technological advances have dramatically triggered the rates at which plant transformation can be achieved to meet specific needs at every phase of life. Prof. Felix Akpa, Director-General of the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) They spoke on Thursday, July 9, 2020 in Abuja during a seminar organised by the Nigeria Chapter of the Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology ...

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