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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
Seed farmers in Katsina State have commended the efforts put in place by the National Agricultural Seed Council (NASC) in ensuring farmers have good and quality seed for the farming programme. Speaking at the field day programme organized by NASC at Kanan Haki village in Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State at the weekend, […]
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 […]
The 3rd Annual Conference of the Association of Seed Scientists of Nigeria (ASSN) is scheduled to hold from July 2nd-5th, 2017 at the Conference Hall of the National Agricultural Seeds Council (NASC), km 29, Abuja-Lokoja Expressway, Sheda, F.C.T.
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 […]
Km 29, Abuja-Lokoja Expressway