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agriculture in nigeria

As Nigeria assures no GMO corn imported, environment minister embraces biotech

Caleb Ayansina | 
The [Nigerian] government, while placing alert on importation of unauthorized maize, made it clear that no genetically modified maize had ...

Nigerian activist groups lobby against GMO cassava trials

Gabriel Epewu | 
A coalition of Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, [on August 27], alleged that moves were made by the International Institute of ...

Can crop biotechnology boost food security in Nigeria?

Abdallah el-Kurebe | 
Since his assumption of office in May 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari has repeated said that the nation’s economy must be ...
Nigerian Farmers

Nigerian agriculture minister: Country has not officially embraced GMO crops but ‘we are watching’

Nigeria has not adopted Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) or genetic technology in agriculture and food production. Chief Audu Ogbeh, the ...
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Insect-resistant GMO cowpeas speed toward commercialization in Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan African farmers will soon have access to improved cowpea varieties that will lead to increases in yield. This follows ...

Burkina Faso’s Bt cotton success may spur Nigeria biosafety law revamp

Jimoh Babatunde | 
Burkina Faso’s farmers will be cultivating BT Cotton for the eight season this year and they have benefited significantly from ...

Biotechnology could offer “quantum leap” for Nigerian agriculture

Abdallah el-Kurebe | 
An interview with Dr. Abubakar Lawali, a Plant Breeder is with the Department of Crop Science of Faculty of Agriculture, ...