The transgenic or genetically modified cotton seed which is aimed at boosting the textile industry, will produce higher yields and better pest-resistant varieties, the Minister of Science and Technology Ogbonnaya Onu has said.
Minister Launches New Cotton Breed to Boost Textile Industry
Daily Trust, 21 November 2018
The Minister of Science and Technology Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu has launched the transgenic cotton seed aimed at boosting the textile industry. Read more »
Nigeria, China Sign $2bn MOU On Cotton Industry, Says Minister
Vanguard, 11 September 2018
The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr Okechukwu Enelamah said on Tuesday that Nigeria has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Chinese firm, on first-ever… Read more »
Court Strikes Out Suit Against Genetically Modified Crops in Nigeria
Premium Times, 16 August 2018
The Federal High Court on Wednesday in Abuja struck out a suit filed against the issuance of permits and subsequent release of Genetically Modified (GM) crops including BT cotton… Read more »
Revitalising Nigeria's Ailing Textiles Industry
This Day, 7 November 2018
Jonathan Eze writes that Nigeria's ailing textile industry can be revived by developing a local supply chain. Read more »
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