Harmonising policies, practices of traditional medicine in Nigeria
The President of Bioresources Development and Conservation Group (BDCG), Prof. Maurice Iwu, hinged on the need for traditional medicine to protect their intellectual property in order to transform knowledge into wealth.
Government to raise GDP through local use, products exportation, food
Ogbonnaya Onu, said in Abuja that Ministry had struck some collaborations in areas that Nigeria had capacity to produce; and is actually producing many products through its agencies, which when fully commercialised, would...
‘Nigeria can fund 10 years national budget with earnings from traditional medicine’
The stakeholders say if funds are released for research and development of traditional medicine practices and products, the country will cut down the health budget drastically and reduce medical tourism.
Nigeria advances in natural medicine
Traditional herbal medicines are naturally occurring; plant-derived substances with minimal or no industrial processing that have been used to treat illness within local or regional healing practices.
Investment in technology key to Nigeria’s development, says UN Envoy
Speaking when Kallon and his team visited the Director General, Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO), he said technology development would benefit young people and women in creating Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).
‘When farmers, producers gathered to discuss food security challenge’
In his address, Senior Project Manager for PLAN, Dr. Augustine Okoruwa said it was possible for Nigeria to thrive on agriculture, because part of the main objectives “is to produce profit, apart from feeding the family.”
Government advocates patronage of FIIRO technology, solution
The Federal Government has called on investors and the Nigerian industrial sector to acquire new solutions and technologies from the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi
FIIRO partners firms on technology
To promote technological research and development, the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO), has partnered two companies in Lagos, FIDSON Healthcare Limited and Unilever Nigeria Plc.