FG trains Kano tomato, cowpea stakeholders

The Federal Government has trained Farmers, exporters and aggregators of tomatoes, sesame seeds and cowpea as well as other stakeholders in the international standards and procedures of export. The workshop was conducted in Kano on Wednesday by the Nigerian Stored...

Nigeria to commercialize first genetically modified food crop

After a decade of research work and on-farm experimentations, farmers in Nigeria will be planting the Pod Borer Resistant Cowpea following its proof of efficacy and the official release by the Federal Government of Nigeria. AATF coordinated a network of international...

COVID-19 pandemic may boost public acceptance of Ghana’s GM cowpea

he COVID-19 pandemic is increasing public interest in local food production, which may boost consumer acceptance of the insect-resistant genetically modified (GM) cowpea being developed in Ghana, some scientists say. The global pandemic is making people appreciate the...