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Namibia opens first GMO laboratory

Namibia has opened a laboratory for testing food for Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) the first in the Southern African country on Monday.

Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni refuses to sign biosafety bill into law

President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda on Friday declined to sign a bill into law which allows Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) into the country, a parliament spokesperson said.

NBMA, SON sign MoU on regulation of GMOs

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) on proper regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs).

National Biosafety Agency, unbiased umpire in GMOs matters – Rufus Ebegba

Dr Rufus Ebegba, the Director-General of National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), says the agency is an unbiased umpire in matters relating to Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in the country.

Fed govt to arrest operators of companies selling sub-standard seeds to farmers – Audu...

The Federal Government will henceforth arrest operators of companies which sale fake and sub-standard seeds to farmers, Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, says.

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