“We are putting together this event in order to look at what we have done and the gaps and take a lot of learning from some of the stakeholders that are coming in order to move Nigerian seed industry forward. "
The typha grass covers 365sq km of land across six local government areas of the state, thereby limiting farming to only about 40 per cent of the land because it makes flow of water in the affected farmlands impossible.
“Apart from its medicinal properties, some people believe that growing the plant around their home can prevent the invasion of snakes and other reptiles. This belief motivated my team members and I to investigate the insecticidal ability of the plant agai...
“The use of science and technology is improving job creation and national security. We would provide the policy framework that will fast-track commercialisation of all R&D results of the research institutes under the Ministry of Science and Technology.”