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CSIR climaxes 60th anniversary with thanksgiving

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The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has held a thanksgiving service to climax activities for its 60th anniversary with a call for...

Regional workshop on agriculture technologies opens

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A two-day regional workshop to identify innovative and practical climate-smart technologies applied by women in the rural areas is underway in Accra. The workshop brings...

CSIR solicits Israeli government’s support to train staff

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The Directors of Institutes led by the Director-General of Center for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Prof. Victor Kwame Agyemang has made a call...
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CSIR scientist identifies a new frog species

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A Scientist at the CSIR-Forestry Research Institute of Ghana has announced the discovery of a new frog species to science that is only found...
Ghana Health Service

Onchocerciasis Expert Committee Releases Communique

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The Ghana Onchocerciasis Expert Committee (GOEC) has issued a communique after deliberations at its fourth twice-yearly meeting convened by the Ghana Health Service (GHS)...

Ghana Poised To Introduce GMOs Onto The Market

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The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Biosafety Authority (NBA), Dr. Amaning Okoree, has indicated that the regulator of biotechnology industry in Ghana...

3 Journalists Awarded In Science Reporting

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A Senior Scientist at the council for scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Dr. Richard Ampadu Ameyaw, has appealed to Ghanaian journalists to show more...
farmers

Only 5% Of Ghanaian Farmers Uses Certified Seeds

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Prof. Walter Sandow Alhassan, former Director-General at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, CSIR, Ghana and OFAB Ghana Chapter Programming Committee member, has...
Economic - Training Women

Poor Rural Women Household Economic Security Must be Enhanced

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Dr Francis Kusi, a Senior Research Scientist at the Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) of the Savannah Agricultural Research Institute (SARI) has...
GMO Seminar

Ghana must spend more on biotechnology related research

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Professor Marian D. Quain, the Principal Research Scientist, at the Crop Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), has called...
CSIR-SARI

CSRI Demands Retirements Benefits Reinstated

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Workers of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) have called on government to restore their end of service benefits to improve the...
Economics Volta River

Dr Sugri Banbangi Launches Book Entitled Volta River Basin

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Deputy Ministry launches book on Volta River Basin Dr Sugri Banbangi, Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture, has launched a book entitled “The Volta River...
Female Farmers

Farmers get briefed on parasite resistant crops

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Some selected farmers in the Bawku area were on Thursday schooled by management of the Savannah Agriculture Research Institute (SARI) on how...
CSIR-SARI

CSIR’s Role in Ghana Beyond Aid

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Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), said the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has a very...

CSIR urges farmers to increase production for industrial growth

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Professor Joe Manu Adeuening, the Deputy Director of Crop Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has urged farmers to...

Local seed dealers couldn’t meet demand for PFJ – Minister

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The Minister for Food and Agriculture, Hon. Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, has expressed regret that local seed producers do not have the capacity to...
pollution

SRI warns against soil pollution in Ghana

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The Soil Research Institute (SRI), of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), has warned against increasing soil pollution through unsafe disposal of...
rice

Volta Region: test planting begins for bred rice

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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...

Hospital ash residues polluting environment – Research reveals

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Researchers have raised a red flag over indiscriminate and unregulated disposal of incinerated ash residues from the country’s hospitals. Such waste, they noted, had high...

GUPS releases statement on the opening of Ghana School of Survey & Mapping

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Ladies and gentlemen, we take the opportunity to appreciate you all for coming, especially our friends from the media houses and all interested groups....

Ghana collaborates with India to boost tomato production

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Ghana and India are collaborating under a Pilot Research Project on Tomato Production, which would ensure that there is abundance production and supply of...

CSIR boosts support for Planting for food and jobs programme

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The Crop Research Institute under the Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research(CSIR) has  introduced three new improved varieties of cassava seeds  this year for...
Prof Kwabena Frimpong Boateng

Frimpong-Boateng Commends Media For Fight Against Galamsey

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Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, has declared support for the National Red Friday Crusade against Galamsey. The crusade, being...
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Herbal Practitioners Urged To Document Skills

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The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research’s (CSIR)-Technical Development and Transfer Centre, has organised a training programme on the Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia (GHP), for...

100,000 spraying machines to be given to farmers

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It is an initiative by Desert Lion International (DLI), a Ghanaian company that deals in agricultural implements, and the goal is to support efforts...

FORIG aims to become centre of excellence in forestry research

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Dr. Daniel Ofori, the Director, said beginning next year January, it would establish a commercialization and resource mobilization division, to generate more revenue to...

CRI introduce 6 new varieties of cassava

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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...
Photo taken on July 21, 2015 shows exposed riverbed in Shanzuizi Village of northeast China's Liaoning Province. The lingering drought in Liaoning has resulted in about 178,200 people lack of drinking water and has affected about 1.15 million hectares of crops. (Xinhua/Li Gang)

Severe drought Sweeps Across the South Africa

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Weather forecasters are predicting a record dry season, with water restrictions already in force in parts of Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal provinces. ...
Sorghum crop

Farmers get new high-yielding sorghum crop variety

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With a maturity period of between 90 and 110 days, the high-yielding new sorghum crop variety is said to be of the specification of...
Dr. Ayuba Fasasi

Ghanaian Scientist awarded for research in chemometrics

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This paper is entitled. ?Search prefilters for mid-infrared absorbance spectra of clear coat automotive paint smears using stacked and linear classifiers?. The selection committee...