12 Nov 2021
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.
19 Aug 2019
The relevance of biotechnology in the development of the seed subsector cannot be overemphasised. Biotechnology is a tool that can be used to enhance crop productivity.
15 Oct 2018
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.
2 Oct 2018
The Federal Government has granted permits for confined field trials on genetically modified maize, rice, cassava, sorghum and cowpea to ascertain ability to resist insect attack in the country.
17 Sep 2018
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.
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...