PUBLIC DISPLAY OF APPLICATION DOSSIER FOR THE IMPORTATION OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED MAIZE FOR PROCESSING OF FEED
In accordance with the National Biosafety Management Agency Act 2015, requiring public display of any biosafety application, for permit to intentionally release genetically modified organisms (GMOs), for comments, the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) hereby announces a twenty-one (21) day public notice on the display of an application dossier by Valency Cashew Processing Ltd. for the importation of genetically modified maize for feed processing. The display, is with effect from 12th October, 2018 – 5th November, 2018, to enable the public to make input that would facilitate informed decision on the application.
National Biosafety Management Agency, Airport road, Abuja.
Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria, Ibadan
National Root Crops Research Institute Umudike
National Cereals Research Institute, Badeggi
Date: 12th October, 2018 – 5th November, 2018
Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm
ALL COMMENTS SHOULD BE FORWARDED TO THE OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR GENERAL, NATIONAL BIOSAFETY MANAGEMENT AGENCY ON OR BEFORE 5th November, 2018.
Director-General/ Chief Executive Officer NBMA
|EVENT ID||INSERTED GENE||RISK ASSESSMENT REPORT REFERENCE||COMPANY|
|TC1507||Cry1Fa2 confers resistance to lepidopteran insects||Dow AgroSciences LLC and Dupont|
|MON88017||Cry38b1; for glyphosate tolerance||EFSA-GMO-CZ-2008-54||Monsanto|
|GA21||Mepsps; for glyphosate tolerance||EFSA-GMO-UK-2005-19 & EFSA-GMO-RX-GA21||Syngenta|
|MIR604||Cry3A; for insect resistance||EFSA-GMO-UK-2005-11||Syngenta|