In accordance with the National Biosafety Management Agency Act 2015 (as amended), requiring public display of biosafety application, for permit for the release of 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 Institute of Agricultural Research (IAR), Zaria, Kaduna State for the Confined Field Trial of genetically modified cowpea. The display, with effect from 20th January 2023 to 10th February 2023, is to enable the public to make comments that would facilitate informed decision on the application.
Description of the Proposed CFT
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PUBLIC DISPLAY OF APPLICATION DOSSIER FOR CONFINED FIELD TRIAL (CFT) FOR TRANSGENIC COWPEA RESISTANT TO POST-HARVEST INFESTATION BY BRUCHIDS
Date: 20th January, 2023 to 10th February, 2023
Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm daily
All comments should be forwarded to the office of the Director-General/ Chief Executive Officer, National Biosafety Management Agency on or before 10th February 2023.
Director-General/Chief Executive Officer