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Genetically modified beans safe for consumption, biosafety agency assures Nigerians

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) on Thursday, April 28, 2022, assured Nigerians that the recently-approved, genetically-modified beans is safe for both human consumption...

Consumers say there’s no difference in taste between GM beans and local variety

Consumers of genetically modified (GM) beans, the pod borer insect resistant variety, on Thursday, April 7, 2022, in Abuja testified that it tasted same...

NABDA targets 8m farmers for cultivation of genetically modified cowpea

The Director-General of National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, says eight million Nigerian farmers will benefit directly from cultivating the recently launched...

Launch of biotech cowpea will create jobs for Nigerians – NABDA D-G

The Director-General of National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, says  the recent inauguration of Biotech (Bt) cowpea will create millions of job...

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...

820 farmers picked to plant GM cowpea in national demonstration

A total of 820 Nigerian farmers selected from 36 states in the country will participate in a nation-wide demonstration of the recently released SAMPEA...

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...

Farmers to get insect-resistant, high yielding cowpea this season, says NABDA

Director-General, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 has said that the recently released and commercialised Pod Borer...

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Environmental sustainability experts  seek more effective policy on e-waste

Some environmental sustainability experts on Friday, July 1, 2022, urged governments to put in place efficient systems to enforce regulations...
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UN Ocean Conference: Nigeria highlights efforts to tackle plastic pollution

Nigeria has pledged  commitment to reducing marine plastic pollution from land-based sources and activities. President Muhammadu Buhari, according to his...

Seasonal diseases: South-West stakeholders call for joint action, increased funding of health sector

Stakeholders in the health sector have called for concerted efforts toward sensitising the public on identification, available treatments and...

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Environmental sustainability experts  seek more effective policy on e-waste

Some environmental sustainability experts on Friday, July 1, 2022,...

UN Ocean Conference: Nigeria highlights efforts to tackle plastic pollution

Nigeria has pledged  commitment to reducing marine plastic pollution...