Public Notice of WACOT Application for Enforcement
PUBLIC DISPLAY OF APPLICATION FOR THE IMPORTATION OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED MAIZE FOR THE PROCESSING OF FEED MILL
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 from interested members of the public, the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) hereby announces a twenty-one (21) day display of an application dossier submitted by WACOT Ltd for the importation of genetically modified maize for feed processing. The display is with effect from 22th November to 12th of December 2017 to enable the public to make input that would facilitate informed decision on the application.
Description of the Product
The genetically modified maize was engineered for insect resistance and herbicide tolerance.
Display Centre are :
National Biosafety Management Agency, National Parks Service Building, Airport Road, Abuja
Institute for Agricultural Research, Zaria
National Root Crops Research Institute, Umudike
Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria (FRIN) Ibadan, Oyo State
Date: 22nd November to 12th December 2017
Time: 8:00 am – 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 12th of December 2017.