Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, the Director-General, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), says the genetically modified maize would get to Nigerian farmers in one year and six-months.
On Wednesday, the Foreign Agricultural Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Nigeria’s National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), as well as agriculture and biotech experts hailed the introduction of biotech cowpea in Nigeria.
For allegedly disregarding its duties under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and thereby undermining the public’s right of access to information, Media Rights Agenda ...
28 Jun 2021
Nigeria has achieved a major milestone in the history of agricultural research and development with the official launch and release for commercialisation of the transgenic Pod Borer Resistant
8 Jun 2021
The National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) has advanced the visibility inherent in the acceptance of biotechnology in agricultural production in the country.
27 May 2021
A group of researchers from the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State, in collaboration with partners from the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) Abuja and Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti .....
4 Feb 2021
Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has denied alleged N400m scam at the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), an agency under the ministry.
31 May 2020
To avoid risks posed to farmers and agric stakeholders if allowed to traverse the country without COVID-19 tests, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammad Sabo Nanono has struck an inter-ministerial partnership with the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology...
21 Feb 2020
The National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) has explained that productivity data of the improved varieties of cotton obtained from farmers’ fields has raised the hope that the moribund textile industry
18 Sep 2019
The Federal Government says it is working hard to apply genetic engineering and bio-technology to ensure food security.
16 Sep 2019
Prof. Alex Akpa, Director-General of National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) says Nigeria has made significant strides in advancing the practice of biotechnology to enhance economic development.
22 Aug 2019
The National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) has said that lack of a National Bioethics Committee (NABC) is depriving Nigeria’s access to different assistance...