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‘PARTNERS MEETING’ ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF A PLANT VARIETY PROTECTION (PVP) LAW IN NIGERIA, HELD AT NASC HEADQUARTERS, KM 29, ABUJA-LOKOJA EXPRESSWAY, SHEDA, FCT

Nigeria through the National Agricultural Seeds Council (NASC) is in the process of developing legislation for the protection of new plant variety. To this end, a draft law for Nigeria was received from the International Union for the Protection of new Plant Variety (UPOV) for domestication and adoption. The draft document has since undergone review […]

SEEDCONNECT AFRICA CONFERENCE AND EXPO 2018

The National Agricultural Seeds Council organized a 2-day conference tagged “SeedConnect Conference and Africa Expo 2018” which was held at Rockview Hotel (Royale), Abuja, from June 5th – 6th, 2018. The conference with the theme, “The Nigerian Seed Industry: Evaluating the Seed Sector and Developing a Sustainable Framework to Bolster the Growth of the Seed […]

NASC, PERL-DFID AGRICULTURAL SEEDS MEDIA DIALOGUE

The National Agricultural Seeds Council (NASC) had a one-day Agricultural Seeds Media Dialogue at the Sheraton Hotel, Abuja on May 31st, 2018. The aim of the dialogue is to forge a strong and formidable partnership with the media in the renewed campaign of the Council to establish a market-driven seed industry for the production and distribution […]

National Agricultural Seeds Council inaugurates Seed Inspectors in Kano

The National Agricultural Seeds Council on Monday in Kano inaugurated seed inspectors to rid and sanitise the seed industry of fake and adulterated products. The Director-General of NASC, Dr. Phillip Olusegun Ojo, who inaugurated the inspectors urged them to arrest and prosecute anybody or organisations that contravened any of the subsisting laws. Ojo said the […]

DG NASC AND SEEDAN VISITS ACTING PRESIDENT, PROF. YEMI OSINBAJO

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday June 6th, 2017, received a delegation of the Director-General, National Agricultural Seeds Council (NASC), Dr. Phillip Ojo and the Seed Entrepreneurs Association of Nigeria (SEEDAN), led by its President Mr. Richard Olafare. Prof. Osinbajo assured the delegation that the Federal Government would do much more in the […]