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CRI Encourage Indigenous Food Production and consumption

The Crops Research Institute (CRI) at Fumesua is stepping up efforts to encourage increased cultivation and consumption of nutritious and indigenous root food staples...
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CRI to Complement Local Rice Production with New Varieties

The Crop Research Institute (CRI), of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), at Fumesua near Kumasi is using science and technology innovations...
Kokoo Pa And Cri

Kokoo Pa and CRI discuss with stakeholders’ findings on child labour

Kokoo Pa Farmers Organization, a farmer-based organization and Child Rights International (CRI) have held validation meetings with stakeholders in the implementation of a project...
rice

CRI developed rice variations suitable for governments PFJ programme

The government has been urged to adopt improved rice varieties developed by the Crops Research Institute (CRI) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial...
A drone sprays pesticide in a field in Duchang County of Jiujiang City, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 2, 2015. (Xinhua/Fu Jianbin)

Fumesua: Workshop on pesticide handling ends

A day’s workshop to establish linkages along the agricultural value chain to foster knowledge-sharing and information dissemination on the appropriate handling and use of...
farmers

CRI advises MoFA on using an SMS portal for farmers

Crop Research Institute (CRI) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, has impressed on the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) to develop...
BECE

CRI Applauds Stakeholders for Placing Stranded BECE Pupils

The Child Rights International (CRI), an advocacy group, on Wednesday lauded stakeholders for the successful placement of ‘stranded’ Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidates...

Ghana is Capable of Producing Million Tons of Cassava

Ghana’s cassava production level could hit 30 million metric tons a year through the adoption of best farming practices by farmers, Professor Joe Manu...
rice

Volta Region: test planting begins for bred rice

The Crop Research Institute (CRI) of the Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is test-planting Ghana's first locally bred rice varieties at Dzamlome...
stories of 2016

People’s Daily,CRI: 2016’s Top 10 International News Stories

In 2016, the world underwent profound changes. With Brexit and the election of Donald Trump, the world witnessed two "black swan"events. The rise of...

Political Parties Urged To Stop Using Children For Advert

The Child Rights International (CRI) says the reduction in the use of children in political adverts was a good step but expressed the hope...

EC Tasked To Make Polling Stations Disability Friendly

The Child Rights International (CRI) has tasked Ghana’s Electoral Management Body to improve on conditions at polling stations for the vulnerable in society to...
Farmers harvesting cassava

Farmers Urged To Consult Experts Before Cultivating Cassava

Now cassava is no longer a food crop cultivated by peasant farmers only but also as an industrial, commercial raw material with a very...

Senegalese youths compete in language speaking contest

The event was held Wednesday in Dakar under the theme, "China and Me." "Youths are a very important part of our listeners....
cassava

CRI introduce 6 new varieties of cassava

These are said not only to be disease, pest and drought-resistant but high-yielding than any of the existing varieties. Dr. Stella Ama Ennin, Director of...

Seed producer call on govt. to institute policy

Ghana urgently needs a policy to promote the production of improved hybrid seeds for the agricultural sector to thrive, Mr Ben Kemetse, a farmer...

Ghana starts research in biotechnology

Ghana is currently undertaking biotechnology research into health; environment and animal issues to help solve the long standing challenges encountered in these fields. Under health,...