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WACCI and Others to Team Up on Maize Value Chain

The West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI) of the University of Ghana, will collaborate with all actors in the maize value chain to...
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Maize farmers urged to safeguard quality control

Madam Victoria Dzigbordi Akumpule, General Manager of Assisi Farms Limited on Friday appealed to farmers to ensure quality control in the maize value chain...
Professor Eric Danquah

Ghanaian Professor Invited to Serve on IAEA Standing Advisory Group

Professor Eric Danquah, Founding Director, West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI), University of Ghana, has been appointed to serve as a member of...
Kofi Annan

University of Ghana Enterprise Hub to be Named After Kofi Annan

The University of Ghana is to name its Enterprise Hub for Agricultural Innovation after the late Mr Kofi Annan, a former United Nations Secretary-General. This...

New WACCI hybrid maize varieties soon to release onto Ghanaian market

The National Variety Release and Registration Committee of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture has approved and recommended three new WACCI hybrid maize varieties...
Image taken on May 11, 2016, of an employee storing a backup sample of soy seeds, in the Soy Gathering, Conditioning and Marketing Plant of the agricultural cooperative "Argentine Federated Farmers" (AFA, for its acronym in Spanish), which processes and collects around 120,000 tons of soy per year, in Maciel city, north of Rosario, Santa Fe province, 400km away from Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Xinhua/Martin Zabala)

Improved seeds hold answer to Africa’s food challenge – Owusu

Improved seeds rather than huge machinery are what Africa needs to become self-sufficient in food production, Ghana's minister for food and agriculture said on...

WACCI to construct Phd complex

A statement issued by the Centre and copied to the Ghana News Agency on Friday, said the new facility, estimated to cost about $...
varieties of maize

WACCI to introduce 3 new varieties of maize

The three new varieties coded - WACCI-M-1210, WACC-M-1205 and WACCI-M-1218 had been tried in Legon and Wenchi and would be scaled-up for delivery to...
Graduation

UG: WACCI topped graduation list with 7 PhDs

Of the 29 PhDs awarded at the University’s College of Basic and Applied Sciences congregation held at the weekend in Accra; seven were from...
Graduates

WACCI Graduates 7 Students With PhDs in Plant Breeding

The ceremony is the 4th graduation of Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) sponsored students with a total number of 35 graduates since...
Prof Eric Danquah

World Bank Commends Prof. Eric Danquah’s Good Work

Mr Andreas Blom, a World Bank Senior Education Economist and the leader of the ACE Task Team, said Prof Danquah, who chaired the...
Professor Eric Yirenkyi Danquah (middle) in a group photo with dignitaries and participants at the workshop

USAID Agricultural Policy Support Project Workshop Held

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) in collaboration with the USAID, the Iowa State University (ISU) and WACCI held the workshop as part...