Monday , May 20 2019

NAQS urge farmers to use Methyl Bromide to control crop pest for export

The Nigerian Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS) has called in farmers and exporters of agro products to disregard the early warning of the National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on the use of Methyl Bromide to control pest.   NAQS, however said the use of Methyl Bromide to control crop …

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How importation is threatening local production of rice, Cassava

Nigeria is a country blessed with 84 million hectares arable land, which is capable of feeding the entire country and also serve as a means of gaining forex through the exportation of agricultural products. Basically all the agricultural products consumed daily in the country for both domestic and industrial purposes, …

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Nigeria can tap into $727bn global biotechnology proceed if NABDA is prioritised- CSO

Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria have said that global biotechnology proceed would hit $727.1 billion by 2025, and Nigeria could benefit from it if the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) is prioritised. The CSOs also urge the Federal Government to explore the potentials inherent in NABDA to ensuring food sufficiency …

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Harnessing Nigeria’s agriculture exportation potentials to improve the economy

Harnessing Nigeria’s agriculture exportation potentials to improve the economy Nigeria has abundant cash crops which are under exploited across the country. These crops if developed appropriately and exported, it is capable of revamping the economy and also serve as largest sector for exporting apart from oil. Exports from Nigeria to …

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GMOS IN NIGERIA: SAFETY IS OUR BIAS – EBEGBA

By Edwin Nwanojuo The Director General/CEO, National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Dr. Rufus Ebegba has reiterated the firm commitment of the Agency to put safety first in the regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in Nigeria. He stated this while declaring open a one-day training workshop organized for the staff …

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