MIHB Tanzania receives International Halal affiliation certificate paving way for meat export market

TANZANIA – MICO International Halal Bureau of Certification (MIHB), a limited liability entity in Tanzania founded to ensure processed food meets internationally acceptable halal (Islamic sharia compliance), has obtained international recognition by receiving a Halal affiliation certificate, from Hafsa Halal Certification & food Import and Export Limited of Turkey. Halal certification is a process which ensures the features and quality…

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Research institutions in Nigeria develop GE rice to bolster yields

NIGERIA – The African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) in association with National Cereals Research Institute (NCRI) and the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN) among other research institutions in Nigeria has developed a Genetically Engineered (GE) rice which could increase yield by 20 per cent and significantly boost the food security agenda of the federal government. The foundation said the…

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