AFAN Urges Farmers to Embrace Biotechnology for Maximum Yield  

In order to boost food production in the country, the President of the All Farmers Association of Nigeria, Kabir Ibrahim, has urged farmers to embrace the use of biotechnology and mechanization as well as other innovations. Kabir, who made this call during a press...

Nigerian Farmers Gear Up For GM Potatoes As Research Nears Conclusion

The genetically modified (GM) potato project, presently underway in Nigeria, has completed its first-year multi-locational confined trial in three different areas, showcasing remarkable yield advantages of the biotech potatoes over conventional varieties grown in the...

Scientists Working On Biotech Potatoes Free From Blight Disease

Scientists from various countries are working to develop potato varieties that will be free from the destructive late blight disease. The Principal Investigator said that the potato industry is beset by a number of issues throughout the crop’s harvest at the Muguga...