PUBLIC DISPLAY OF APPLICATION DOSSIER FOR AUTHORIZATION FOR FOOD, FEED AND PROCESSING FOR A GENETICALLY MODIFIED MAIZE.
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 Syngenta South Africa (pty) Ltd, for authorization of genetically modified maize BT11 for food, feed and processing. The display is with effect from 31st October, 2018 – 22nd 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: 31st October, 2018 – 22nd 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 22nd November, 2018.
Director-General/ Chief Executive Officer NBMA