Revoke TELA maize commercial permit, group tells NBMA

October 17, 2021 Blueprint 0

Coalition of Civil society groups, researchers and analysts has called on the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) to revoke permits recently granted for the commercial release of the TELA Maize. According to the group, the maize variety which has been genetically modified for drought tolerance and insect resistance is a failed and an unwanted venture and it is only being Read More

Climate change: Stakeholders task FG on agroecology

September 13, 2021 Editorial IV 0

As the world grapplers with the challenge of how to address climate change, the latest report of the Intergovernmental panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has underpined the urgency of taking global action on this, hence the call for adoption of agroecology as safest solution globally. Stakeholders at the Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) workshop with researchers, policy experts and Read More