The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control NAFDAC on Tuesday called for adequate policy to ensure collaboration among researchers in the country.

Mojisola Adeyeye, NAFDAC DG
Mojisola Adeyeye, NAFDAC DG

The Agency’s Director-General, Mojisola Adeyeye, made the call at the 10th J.K. Ladipo Biennial Memorial Lecture, in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of his demise.

Adeyeye who was represented by his Technical Assistant on Food and Stakeholders, Simidele Onabajo, said having a policy will ensure that collaborated efforts to be linked to the end result.

She noted that a policy would also help in tightening linkages, by ensuring that industry members identify themselves through collaboration in research activities.

Adeyeye listed the benefits of collaboration in research as: commercialisation of results, learning, access to funds, grants and others and ensure knowledge transfer.