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) working day display of an application dossier for the confined field trial (CFT) of genetically modified cassava. The display, with effect from 27th July, 2017 to 24th August, 2017, is to enable the public make input that would facilitate informed decision on the application.
The confined field trial is for the purpose of:
The construct transgenic AMY3 RNAi is having a phytozome gene driven by Solanumtuberosum patatin promoter that confers silencing to storage tissues which will reduce starch breakdown in the root organs.
Date: 27th July, 2017 – 24th August, 2017
Time: 8:00am – 4:00 pm
ALL COMMENTS SHOULD BE FORWARDED TO THE DIRECTOR GENERAL, NATIONAL BIOSAFETY MANAGEMENT AGENCY, NATIONAL PARKS SEVICES UMARU MUSA YAR’ADUA EXPRESSWAY, AIRPORT ROAD, ABUJA.
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Director General/ Chief Executive Officer NBMA