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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.
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
24 Jul 2019
The National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) has invented an Anaerobic Digestion Technology (ADT) digesters which can convert organic wastes to biogas. The invention is spearheaded by the Environmental Biotechnology and Bioconservation Department (EBD) of the agency Speaking at the unveiling of the prototype biodigesters and biomethane process optimisation test systems on Tuesday in Abuja, head…
10 Feb 2019
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…
10 May 2018
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…
11 Aug 2016
Mr Popoola Ayo, a scientist has called on the Federal Government to establish a Gen Bank where tissues of animals will to be conserved and stored for future use.
4 Aug 2016
However, it is instructive to note that the BT cotton application submitted or rather recycled in Nigeria by Monsanto is a replica of the BT Cotton application that it had submitted in Malawi in 2014.
8 Jul 2016
Coordinator of the Open Forum for Biotechnology (OFAB) in Nigeria and an Assistant Director at the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Rose Gidado, has faulted the claims by...
5 Jun 2016
Prof. Lucy Ugbado, the Director-General, the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) on Sunday said a lot of research work was going on the cure for Sickle Cell Anaemia.
5 Jun 2016
The National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) says genetically modified crops are meant to have a positive impact on farm income due to enhanced production and efficiency on the farm.


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