18-07-2014 10:03 AM | Nigeria

Nigeria to adopt genetically modified crops, says agency

A disclosure Thursday came from the National Agricultural Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) that the Federal Government has put in place necessary regulatory guidelines to fast track the adoption of Genetically Modified Organisms (crops) (GMO).

Addressing a press conference Thursday in Abuja on the need for a Biosafety law for the adoption of Biotechnology in the country, NABDA Director General, Prof. Lucy Ogbadu, said the Federal Ministry of Environment has a Biosafety Unit with well trained staff internationally and nationally to manage Biosafety matters.
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