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PESTICIDES-NOTES ON THE USE OF CHLORPYRIFOS AND CHLORPYRIFOS-METHYL

<http://info.coleacp.org/trk/87912/5216/300150402/20352/1701/b9864722/> *IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING USE OF CHLORPYRIFOS AND CHLORPYRIFOS-METHYL* *This flash info provides updates on regulatory changes regarding active substances approval and associated MRL changes in the European Union and urgent actions to be taken.* Chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl are broad spectrum organophosphorus insecticides and acaricides used to control soil and foliage pests. Examples of pests […]

GM COWPEA APPROVED IN NIGERIA

About a month ago , Nigeria took a bold step into the controversial terrain of Genetically Modified Foods   by giving approval for the commercialization of a new Pod Borer Resistant (PBR) Cowpea With this, Nigeria hopes to score tremendous success capable of being emulated soon by Ghana, Malawi and Burkina Faso. Antagonists of the move […]

UNCERTAINTIES ABOUT EU BEAN BAN ON NIGERIA !!!!

When in 2015, the European Union placed a 1-year ban on Nigerian exported dried beans regarding the presence of pesticide at a level above the acceptable, little did anyone know the issue may not be easily resolved afterall. Even with the 3 year ban extension put in place in 2016, and the series of activities […]

COVENANT UNIVERSITY TO HOST MSN IN 2019

The Mycotoxicology Society of Nigeria will host its annual conference at Covenant University , Otta, Ogun state . The date will be fixed later.The event normally welcomes farmers, academics and enthusiasts in the foood safety field, exporters , feedmillers, regulatory agencies and other stakeholders Current President is Dr Folasade Oluwabamiwo, a Director at NAFDAC Please […]

SFFF attends Japanese workshop

The Japanese embassy in Nigeria invited notable NGOs to a workshop in Abuja on Tuesday 19 March 2019. The workshop was to acquaint the participants with the necessary steps to be taken to access GRANTS from the Japanese government in the area of GRASSROOT development. The SAFE FOOD AND FEED FOUNDATION was invited and was […]

NEW ZEALAND FELLOWSHIPS (2) 2019

New Zealand Development Scholarships 2019/2020 for African and Developing Countries’ Students Application Deadline: 14th March 2019 12.00 pm NZ Time. Offered annually? Yes Eligible African countries: Algeria, Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Za… This […]

NEW ZEALAND FELLOWSHIP FOR NIGERIAN ACADEMICS 2019

NEW ZEALAND Scholarship 2019 Development Scholarship and Commonwealth Scholarship Programme outline The New Zealand Aid Programme offers scholarships to potential applicants from eligible African countries (including South Africa) who are motivated to make a difference at home. • Scholarships available • Eligibility • Priority Sectors • Selection Preferences • Contact us Scholarships available The following […]

FOOD SAFETY EQUIPMENT EXHIBITION, AFRICA 2019

2019 Food & Hospitality Africa Exhibition in Johannesburg, South … https://www.finelib.com/events/agriculture-and-food-events/food…africa/334 2019 Food & Hospitality Africa Exhibition is a food events and expo in … and dairy, children’s food, cleaning and hygiene equipment, computers and computer … CONFERENCE PLAN AFMASS EA 2019 | Africa Food Manufacturing … www.afmass.com › CONFERENCE PLAN AFMASS EA 2019 Africa […]

JOIN YPARD, CONNECT WITH NIRSAL–MESSAGE TO NIGERIAN YOUTHS

Youths In Agriculture | NIRSAL https://www.nirsal.com/youths-in-agriculture.php Youths are the successor farming generation and therefore the future of food security in Nigeria. The ageing … There is therefore a pressing need to engage the youth in ways that they can see a promising future in Agriculture as well as to influence them to pursue careers in […]