Nigeria targets $2bn from PVP Act implementation

Nigeria targets $2bn from PVP Act implementation

Nigeria targets $2bn from PVP Act implementation     There are indications that Nigeria may generate over $2billiion within 5years of implementing the Plant Variety Protection (PVC) Act, a law that protects intellectual property of plant breeders in the country. The Director General of the National Agricultural Seed Council (NASC), Dr Philip Ojo, while speaking in Abuja, said the recently signed legal instrument would among others, attract foreign direct investments into the county as well as guarantee the protection of breeders from intellectual theft. He said the Act seeks to…

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