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GM foods: Biosafety Agency, anti-GMOs bicker

GM foods: Biosafety Agency, anti-GMOs bicker

Samuel Bello, Abuja The National Biosafety Management Agency and protesters against Genetically Modified Organisms have locked horns over release of the crops into Nigerian market. Over 20 civil society organisations had, on Monday, staged a protest in Abuja against the crops. They accused government of trying to destabilise agricultural systems in Nigeria by allowing some […]
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HOMEF says biosafety agency promoting GM crops infiltration

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Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) has said that the National Biosafety Management Act is promoting the infiltration of genetically-modified (GM) crops into the country without following due process. During a media briefing in Abuja, HOMEF stated that the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) had been approving nearly every application brought to it without due […] …

Group calls for repeal of Biosafety law, ban on GMOs

Group calls for repeal of Biosafety law, ban on GMOs

Samuel Bello, Abuja A non-governmental organisation, the Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), an environmental advocacy organisation for food sovereignty has called for a full repeal of the country’s biosafety law and a ban on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). Speaking at a one-day media training in Abuja, Group Director, Nnimmo Bassey, said gaps with regards […]
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Soot: Groups urge Int’l community for urgent intervention in Niger Delta

Soot: Groups urge Int’l community for urgent intervention in Niger Delta

The groups, in a stakeholders’ meeting themed ‘Rise for Climate, Stop the Soot’, noted
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