PUBLIC DISPLAY OF APPLICATION DOSSIER FOR COMMERCIAL RELEASE OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED COTTON RESISTANT TO SPODOPTERA AND BOLLWORMS
In accordance with the National Biosafety Management Agency Act 2015(as amended), requiring public display of biosafety applications for permit to intentionally release Genetically Modified Organisms(GMOs), the National Biosafety Management Agency(NBMA) hereby announces a twenty-one (21) day public notice on the display of an application dossier by Fiyah Global Concept Limited for the commercial release of genetically modified cotton. The display, with effect from 19th May 2022 to 9th June 2022 is to enable the public to make comments that would facilitate informed decision on the application.
Description of the Proposed CFT
The crop to be commercially released is resistant to bollworms including American bollworms, spodoptera, pink bollworm
Display Centre are :
National Root Crops Research Institute Umudike Umuahia Abia state.
National Cereals Research Institute Badeggi
Institute of Agricultural Research Zaria
Website of the National Biosafety Management Agency; www.nbma.gov.ng