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NBMA has ensured safe deployment of GM crops- Environment Minister 

By Edwin Nwanojuo Minister of Environment Surveyor Suleiman Hassan Zarma has said that the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has delivered on its targets in line with its mandate of ensuring that modern biotechnology practices and its products are well used and deployed safely in Nigeria. The Minister said this …

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PAKISTAN ANNOUNCES NATIONAL COORDINATED TRIALS OF 85 BT COTTON VARIETIES

The Pakistan Central Cotton Committee (PCCC) has announced that 93 new cotton varieties will undergo National Coordinated Varietal Trials (NCVT) in four provinces in Pakistan. The NCVT is the near-end stage of the performance evaluation process of any crop variety before Pakistani authorities make their decision to allow commercial cultivation. The 93 varieties …

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