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August 15th, 2019

The Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB) Nigeria chapter has stepped up its efforts to raise awareness and appreciation on agricultural biotechnology by rolling out a biotechnology awareness program in Nigerian schools.

OFAB inaugurated the first Biotechnology and Biosafety Club (BBClub) in Nigeria where students irrespective of age can be brought together and trained on the current trends in scientific innovations in view of eliminating malnutrition and food insecurity in the country.

OFAB Nigeria Coordinator Dr. Rose Gidado said the main objective of the BBClub is to instill a culture of bioscience in the everyday life of primary and secondary school children for a better understanding and accurate communication of innovative agriculture. Read more …