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Victory for Nigerian farmers as court rules in favour of NBMA

By OFAB Nigeria August 15, 2018 Abuja, Nigeria: The Federal High Court of Justice of Nigeria in Abuja today ruled in favor of the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) by giving approval for the commercial release of Bt. Cotton in Nigeria. The … Continue reading

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Bt Cotton critical to achieving Kenya’s big four agenda

By Suleiman Okoth April 06, 2018   The Kenyan government is banking on the production of genetically modified cotton, expected to start in 2018, to generate more than Sh 50 billion in apparel export earnings and create more than 50,000 … Continue reading

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