Established under the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, NABDA
is to implement policies aimed at promoting, coordinating and setting research and development priorities in biotechnology.
While speaking, the Director General of National Biotechnology Development Agency, (NABDA
), Professor Alex Akpa said there no way Nigeria can make progress in agriculture without the adoption of some science tool.
The people of the community are hoping that the BDC initiative of the National Biotechnology Development Centre (NABDA
) under the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, would boost the economy.
Addressing journalists in Abuja, the Acting Director General of National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA
), Professor Alex Akpa, said the release the cotton species will help revive the Nigerian textile industry which has been in comatose due to non availability of raw materials.
In a remarks during his visit to Animal Genetic Resources (AnGR) Research Group, NABDA
, Nigeria Feugang said 'I came to Nigeria to explore what is in the country's AnGR, to see how I can implement the kind of research I do in U.S.
In his address, the Acting Director-General of National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA
), Abayomi Oguntunde, represented by Mr Osino Christian, said with the growing population of Nigeria, the need to adopt science to improve food production is imminent.
'Since its inception in 2014, the Alliance for Science has worked in close collaboration with National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA
), the African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) and the Open Forum for Agricultural Biology in Africa to ensure access to biotechnology innovations in order to enable scientists have to access the tools of biotechnology in order to innovate to meet the great challenges of today.' He stated.
In view of this, Ndubuaku called on the Federal Government to ensure staff promotions were conducted and backdated in all institutions under the ministry, and that all acts of injustice suffered by its members at the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA
) and Bioresources Development Centre (BIODEC), should be redressed to avert the pending strike action.