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Govt begins trials for new Tela maize variety

The National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) says a trial phase for the new TELA Maize is ongoing in some states to understudy the variety...

Review biosafety laws to favour Nigerians, HOMEF charges govt

Considering the Federal Government’s approval for the environmental release and open cultivation of genetically modified crops including “Tela” maize, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF)...

Genetically modified maize variety tagged a ‘win-win’ for Nigerian farmers

The newly released TELA Maize variety in Nigeria will expand farmers options to either grow GM TELA varieties or conventional Drought TEGO varieties or...

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...

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...

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Flood: NEMA deploys mobile water treatment plant in Jigawa, others

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World Rivers Day: Govt seeks private sector involvement in protection of rivers, lakes

Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, on Monday, September 26, 2022, called on the private sector and other...

World Rivers Day: Don urges legislation against water pollution

Head of Department Geography, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Prof. Sheik Abubakar, has called on the National Assembly for a...

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Flood: NEMA deploys mobile water treatment plant in Jigawa, others

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has deployed mobile...

World Rivers Day: Govt seeks private sector involvement in protection of rivers, lakes

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