Nigeria: Government of Nigeria Signed Plant Variety Protection Bill into Law

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   NI2021-0005

In May 2021, President Muhammadu Buhari signed into law the Plant Variety Protection Act 2021 to create a functioning regime protecting plant varieties in Nigeria. The new law demonstrates Nigeria’s commitment in transforming agricultural production while encouraging global companies to invest in local seed business activities.

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