Welcome to NNMDA

Nigeria Natural Medicine Development Agency

Federal Ministry of Science and Technology

The Nigeria Natural Medicine Development agency (NNMDA) was established in 1997 to enable the Federal Government of Nigeria through Federal Ministry of Science & Technology (FMST) actualize its critical and strategic mandate to research, develop, document. Preserve, conserve and promote Nigeria’s Natural Medicine (Traditional/indigenous Healthcare systems, medications and non-medications healing arts, science & Technology) and assist facilitate their integration into the National Healthcare Delivery System. As well as contribute to the Nation’s wealth and job creation, socio-economic growth and development effort.

Agency Info

NNMDA in Pix

A participant of Skill Acquisition & Enhancement Training on the Manufacturing of Herbal Medicinal Products gets certificate from DG/CE

The Honourable Minister of Science & Technology – Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu visited the Agency; with him is the DG/CE. 

The Honourable minister of Science & Technology – Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu inspects some products of the Agency at an exhibition.

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  • Facilitate the Cultivation, preservation and conservation of MAPPs and maintain pilot and/or experimental medicinal farms, gardens and herbaria in the six geopolitical zones of Nigeria and promote sustainable use of natural medicine resources through the development of good Agro-techniques for the cultivation and conservation of medicine plants.
  • Research, collate, document, develop, promote and preserve knowledge, practice and products of Natural Medicine (Traditional Systems, Traditional Medication and non Medication Healing Arts, Sciences and Technology) with a view to facilitating its integration into the National Healthcare Delivery System.



Training TMPs

Skill acquisition and enhancement training on the manufacturing of herbal medicinal product organised and conducted by Agency in collaboration with Green Center for alternative Medicine Practitioners.


Herbal Products

Some wholly Nigerian made herbal products of the Agency on display at an exhibition


Ministerial Visit

The Honourable Minister of Science & Technology - Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu inspects some pilot plantations of the Agency at the premises of the Agency



Korean Consul to Nigeria with the DG/CE of the Agency


Agency's Publications

The Agency’s compendium of Medicinal plants in different regions of the country on display at an exhibition in Abuja, Nigeria

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