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DG/CEO NABDA, PROF. ABDULLAHI MUSTAPHA ON TVC BUSINESS NIGERIA. HE SPOKE ON BIOTECHNOLOGY AND ITS IMPACT ON FOOD SECURITY, AMONG MANY OTHER THINGS.

DG NABDA CONGRATULATES NEW DG FIIRO

The Director General/CEO National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha has congratulated Dr. Jummai Adamu Tutuwa over her recent appointment as Director General/CEO of Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO).

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SENATE COMMITTEE ON SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION’S OVERSIGHT VISIT TO NABDA

The Senate Committee Chairman on Science, Technology and Innovation, Senator Uche Ekwunife, has assured NABDA of the committee’s support and collaboration to enhance the agency’s budgetary allocation and ensure an improvement in its funds releases, considering the critical role it plays in engendering economic growth for the nation.

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NABDA STRENGTHENS PARTNERSHIP WITH ICGEB FOR IMPROVED ACCESS TO AFFORDABLE MEDICINES AND AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS

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NABDA PRESENTS ACT TO THE HONORABLE MINISTER OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

The Honourable Minister, Federal Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has said that biotechnology is the driver for the socio-economic development of the nation.

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NABDA INTENSIFIES CAMPAIGN FOR RAPID INDUSTRIALISATION VIA BIOTECHNOLOGY ADOPTION

The National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) has intensified its campaign for the rapid industrialisation of Nigeria by exploring and harnessing the potentials of biotechnology for national development.

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SPOTLIGHT ON THE IMPORTANCE OF NABDA ACT 2022 TO NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

The Director General/CEO of NABDA, Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha has urged farmers to use modern biotechnology to tackle challenges of low soil fertility, changing climate conditions and high pressure of insects, pests and diseases towards ensuring food security.

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PRESIDENT BUHARI SIGNS NABDA BILL INTO LAW ALONG FIVE OTHERS

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the National Biotechnology Development Agency NABDA Act, 2022 along five others.

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GHANA COMMENDS NIGERIA’S SUCCESS STORY IN AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY

The Director General, National Biotechnology Development Agency NABDA, Prof. AbdullahiMustapha received a high leveled delegation of biotechnology and biosafety team members on a fact finding tour from Ghana to Nigeria on Monday.

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DG/CEO NABDA, PROF. ABDULLAHI MUSTAPHA AT THE INAUGURATION OF INTER-MINISTERIAL STEERING COMMITTEE AND TECHNICAL WORKING GROUP ON LOCAL VACCINE MANUFACTURING.

As part of efforts to build capacity for sustainable local vaccine manufacturing, the Nigerian Government increased its advocacy and request to international partners and donor agencies to support the country.

In view of this, the World Health Organisation (WHO) listed Nigeria among the six countries to be supported with the mRA technology transfer for vaccine development and manufacturing. However, Nigeria must provide an enabling environment for the technical knowledge transfer.

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COURTESY VISIT BY THE NATIONAL COTTON ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (NACOTAN) TO THE DG/CEO NABDA, PROF ABDULLAHI MUSTAPHA

The National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN), led by its President, Mr Anibe Achimugu, visited the DG/CEO National Biotechnology Development Agency, NABDA Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha in his office on Tuesday, 12th April, 2022.

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BIOTECHNOLOGY, AN INNOVATIVE TOOL FOR NATIONAL ECONOMIC GROWTH

The Director General/CEO, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, has described Biotechnology as an Innovative Tool for National Economic Growth.

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NABDA HOLDS BIOETHICS EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMME

The DG/CEO NABDA, Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha recently declared open a Bioethics Educational Programme organised by the Bioethics Unit, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA).

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NABDA GOVERNING BOARD TOURS FACILITIES

The Director General/CEO, NABDA, Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha led the agency’s Governing board on a facility tour on Monday, 28th March, 2022.

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GHANA COMMENDS NIGERIA’S SUCCESS STORY IN AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY


The Director General, National Biotechnology Development Agency NABDA, Prof. AbdullahiMustapha received a high leveled delegation of biotechnology and biosafety team members on a fact finding tour from Ghana to Nigeria on Monday.

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THE GOVERNOR OF KANO STATE VISITS NABDA

The Executive Governor of Kano State, His Excellency, Alhaji Abdullahi Ganduje, OFR, and the Permanent.Secretary, Federal Ministry of Science and Technology who doubles as the Chairman of NABDA’s Governing Board, Mr. Sunday Edet Akpan, were received by the DG/CEO, NABDA, Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha and his management team to the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) today, Thursday 28th. January, 2021

NABDA GETS NEW GOVERNING BOARD

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The Honourable Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, today, 14th October, 2021 inaugurated 12 Governing Boards and Council of Agencies and Institutes under the supervision of the Ministry.

 

Dr. Onu tasked the Chairmen and members of the Governing Boards and Council to render selfless service for the good of all Nigerians. He also urged them to familiarise themselves with the relevant instruments governing the operation and supervision of their respective Agencies and Institutes.

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News Headlines

Experts explain how biotech can help farmers escape poverty

Deploy indigenous innovations to boost food security

Our conventional farming method cannot guarantee food security — DG NABDA

Nabda Ofab providing solutions to major challenges confronting cowpea farming through technology.

Adoption of Biotechnology Key to Nigeria’s Food Security – Mustapha

Agric Biotechnology: Ghana Learning From Nigeria’s Success Story

Experts explain how biotech can help farmers escape poverty

We must make biotechnology engine room of Agric development NABDA boss

With BT Cowpea, Nigeria can eradicate hunger, malnutrition – NABDA DG

GMO, a panacea not to sleep on empty stomach, says NABDA DG

As Nigeria Begins Consumption Of First Genetically Modified Cowpea

Eating is believing: The journey of GM beans from laboratory to kitchen

Ghana Applauds Nigeria’s Biotechnology Breakthrough in biotechnology.

NABDA Boss lauds PMB NASS over Agency’s Establishment Act

Local drug manufacturing will boost Nigeria’s currency – DG

NABDA Act’ll Catalyse Resurgence Of Nigeria’s Textile Industry, Health Sector, Others

ICGEB Meetings and Courses 2022 : Call for Proposals

ICGEB provides support for the organisation of scientific events in the Life Sciences in ICGEB Member States. Funding is available for Meetings, to be held in the three ICGEB Components (Trieste, Italy; NewDelhi, India, Cape Town, South Africa); Workshops, co-sponsored by local organising institutes; Courses, providing theoretical and/or practical training. The “Future of Science” programme supports scientific events on currently hot scientific topics, with open communication to media and public; Seeds for Science, supports small meetings aimed at building networks for future research collaborations; Sponsorship is also provided to scientific events relevant to the ICGEB mandate in the ICGEB Member States.

Closing date for applications: 28 February 2021

Scientific institutions located in ICGEB Member States are encouraged to apply.

for more info: https://www.icgeb.org/activities/meeting-and-courses/

”ICGEB Course on “Basic laboratory training on GMO analysis”

ICGEB Course on “Basic laboratory training on GMO analysis” 15 — 21 September, Abuja, Nigeria
Organizer: Shakirat 0. Ajenifujah-Solebo (Agricultural Biotechnology Department, National Biotechnology Development Agency, Abuja, Nigeria)
Request for information directly to: nabdatraining@gmail.com.
Deadline for the receipt of applications by local organizers: 30 May 2019 Call for applications will open on 1 March 2019.
ICGEB —NABDA training link: https://www.icgeb.org/courses/course-basic-laboratory-training-on-gmo-analysis/