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MDAs, NBMA validate biosafety mainstreaming strategy for Nigeria

Some ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) in collaboration with the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) have reviewed and validated a National Biosafety Mainstreaming Strategy that will further strengthen the biosafety regulatory regime and its inclusion in various sectors of the economy.

NIRSAL to reduce wastage, boost food supply

The Nigeria Incentive Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) says it is developing a transportation system to address bottlenecks in the movement of agricultural produce from farms to markets.

Federal government begins training of farmers on quality beans production in 10 states

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture in collaboration with the Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service has commenced training of farmers from 10 states for production of quality and safe beans for export.

NAQS re-enforces packaging standards for imports and exports.

The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service says it is re-enforcing the use of Solid Wood Packaging Materials such as crates, boxes, dunnages for containerised cargoes imported into the country.

NAFDAC, NBMA sign MoU on regulation of genetically modified foods

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NAFDAC on proper regulation of Genetically Modified Foods (GM Foods) in the country.

Impounded snakes, millipedes, spiders, others were bound for Luxemburg – Minister

Speaking with journalists after the boxes were opened and examined, under the guide of experts in forestry and wildlife, from various government agencies, and the university, the Jubril said the ministry officials were in Calabar having received reports that some unscrupulous elements smuggled some reptiles into the country.

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