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New Crop Varieties Churned Out by IAR

Executive Director, Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR), Prof. Ibrahim Umar-Abubakar, confirmed on Tuesday the latest development in the institute as they just released 17...

NSPRI Urges FG to Activate Trust Fund For Agro Research Financing

While delivering a speech at the National Cereals Research Institute (NCRI), Badeggi, Niger State, Acting Executive Director of the Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute...

NBMA to Partner NUJ On BIOSAFETY AWARENESS

The Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) Abuja Council has declared its stance by stating that it will welcome the opportunity to partner the National...

NBMA C.E.O Urges Citizens To Snub Negative Info About GMO

Director General and Chief Executive Officer of the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Rufus Ebegba has issued a rallying cry out to Nigerians not...

How Science Is Catalysing Biofortification Of Food To Curb Malnutrition And...

By Jim Rex Lawson MosesMalnutrition occurs when the body doesn't get enough nutrients. Causes include a poor diet, digestive conditions or another disease. According to...

NBMA Act: Strong for a Robust Biosafety System– Ebegba

The Director General/CEO, National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Dr. Rufus Ebegba has said that the NBMA ACT 2015 is strong enough to ensure a...

Nigeria Leads West African Sub-region On Biosafety

Nigeria Leads West African Biosafety: The Director General of the National Biosafety Management Agency Dr Rufus Ebegba has said that Nigeria has been mandated...

Improved research funding critical to raising education standard – Researchers

Until the country prioritizes funding for research institutions, the education sector will remain in the forest, says Laudoka Akintole University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso...

Scientists’ Breakthrough Brings Hope For Banana Resistance Breeding To Deadly Bacterial...

Deadly Bacterial Wilt Disease, A team led by scientists from the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) have announced a breakthrough in the search...

GMO Foods Released Into Nigeria Against Court Order, NGO Alleges

"GMO Foods" The Food Sovereignty Programme for Friends of the Earth Africa has alleged that Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) based cotton have been imported...

‘Feed Nigeria’ Spurred by CIAT Agreement With Alluvial On Groundbreaking Block...

"Groundbreaking Block Farming Initiative" The International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) today announces a partnership with Alluvial Agriculture, a collective farming business grouping thousands...

New Pest Identified In West And Central Africa!

A new pest—southern armyworm, Spodoptera eridania (Stoll)—has been discovered in West and Central Africa! This introduced second armyworm species from the Americas was first found...

Why Nigeria Is Adopting GMOs – Official

GMO, Rose Gidado is the Scientific Officer and Assistant Director of the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA). She is also the country coordinator of...

Confined Field Trial Of Transgenic Cassava Is Completely Safe, Says IITA...

The Confined Field Trial (CFT) currently being carried out on transgenic cassava at an IITA site has been described as “completely safe with absolutely...

IITA And Partners Conduct First Proteomic Investigation In Plantain And Banana

Scientists from IITA and partner institutions have carried out the first known proteomic investigation into plantain. The results of the study are featured in...

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