Scientists persuade farmers to use technologies in agribusiness
Agricultural scientists have described education of farmers as an important factor in embracing the use of modern techniques to increase food production.
NABDA sets up capacity building training for bio-entrepreneurs
Over 300 residents of Owode, Ogun West Senatorial Zone, Ogun State, have benefitted from the first phase of a three-day Bio enterprises training and capacity building for bio-entrepreneurs. The entrepreneurship empowerment training, coming from the stable of National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Abuja, was held at Bio Resources Development Centre, Owode (BIODEC), tagged: BIODEC Owode…
Agency asks activists to stop campaigns against GMOs
National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) has warned activists to stop campaigning against genetically modified crops, describing the act as being anti-modern technology in the country.
FG carries out field trial on genetically modified cassava
Federal government has commenced a confinement field trial on genetically modified root starch shelf-life elongation for cassava and cowpea varieties at various institutes in the country.
Growing applications of GMOs in Nigeria
In recognition of the importance of biotechnology to National development, the Federal Executive Council on 23rd of April 2001 approved the National Biotechnology Policy, which led to the establishment of the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) in November 2001. The Agency was established under the aegis of the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology to…
Addressing GMOs’ promise, problems
The debate over the promise and problems of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) has continued to rage.
Ministry to deploy technologies to fight financial crimes
The Federal Ministry of Science and Technology will fabricate and deploy relevant technologies to assist in the fight against financial crime in the country.
Group seeks to nullify permits on genetically modified maize, cotton
A group, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) has urged the Federal Government to nullify the permits granted to some agencies to commercialise genetically modified crops.