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Biosafety law key to agricultural advancement

The passage of the national bio-safety bill into law is important for Nigeria to move forward with its agricultural programmes and innovations, Head National Biosaftey Office, Ministry of Environment, Raheef Ademola Usman has said.

The national biosafety law is intended to ensure safe application of modern biotechnology and the use of Genetic Modified (GM) organisms.
Usman stated this while fielding questions from newsmen at the African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) annual review and planning meeting of the Pod borer resistant cowpea project in Accra, Ghana... Read more

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