Monthly Archives: January 2014

AATF Organizes CFT Compliance Training

As part of the regulatory requirement for the conduct of Confined Field Trials for Genetically Modified  (GM) Crops, the African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF, Abuja has organized a Two day Compliance Training for the Pod Borer Resistant (PBR) Cowpea and … Continue reading

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Hon. Ekwunife Uche Lilian Supports Passage of Bio-Safety Bill – It will enhance Green Environment

  Hon. Ekwunife Uche Lilian who is currently the Chairman, House Committee on Environment at a one day Sensitization Workshop in Abuja, that was organized by the  Open Forum for Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB), for members of the Nigerian House of … Continue reading

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Nigeria and the HURDLE OF Adopting Biotechnology – BluePrint

Proponents of biotechnology recently recorded an important milestone after various speakers from government, research institutions, international agencies and the academia gave the controversial Biosafety Bill pass mark at a public hearing by the Senate Joint Committee on Agriculture & Rural … Continue reading

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Nigerian Economy Can Record $11.6bn From Biotechnology – MONSANTO

Nigeria’s economy stands to record an economic output of about $11.6billion if it embraced biotechnology in its agriculture. Vice president, International Row Crops and Global Vegetable Business, Mr Mike Frank, has said. Frank said at a news conference in Abuja … Continue reading

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Biotechnology and the battle for Nigeria’s Food sovereignty – People’s Daily

As the nation quivers at the recent reports on Ebola virus and its devastating effects, the disclosure by the National Agricultural Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) that the Nigerian government, is working to fast track the adoption of genetically modified organisms … Continue reading

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