Bt. Cowpea is the first GMO food crop released in W/Africa

The Regional Director, AATF, West Africa, Dr. Abdourhamane I. Kollo disclosed at the PBR Cowpea Environmental Release Press Conference that the Nigerian Team is the first to transform Bt. Cowpea in the world. “This is a Technology-Break-through. Nigeria has taken…

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NBMA gives Approval for PBR Cowpea for Environmental Release

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has approved Pod Borer Resistant Cowpea (PBR Cowpea) for environmental release; The Statement was made by the Executive Secretary, Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN), Mr. Saidu Madagwa, who was represented by the Director…

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NBBC Applauds OFAB for Media Award

The President, Nigerian Biotechnology and Biosafety Consortium (NBBC), Professor Celestine Aguoru enthused that NBBC is happy with OFAB Nigeria for recognizing the Media practitioners who have dedicated time and space to bring credible information on biotechnology and biosafety to Nigerians….

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AATF Appreciates OFAB Nigeria

“The African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) is happy with the Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB) Nigeria Chapter, under the stewardship of Dr. Rose Gidado”, according to AATF Dr. Issoufou Kollo. In his remarks at the 2018 OFAB Media Award,…

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