Ghana closer to commercializing disease-resistant GMO cowpeas

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has submitted an application to the National Biosafety Authority (NBA) requesting for permission to release Ghana’s first GMO crop (PRB cowpea) into the environment. Follow the latest news and policy debates on...

Government urged to boost soil production to enhance food security

Dr Edward Yeboah, the Acting Director of CSIR Soil Research Institute, has urged stakeholders to support the government to boost soil production to advance agricultural growth in the country. “Healthy soils constitute the foundation for agricultural development,...

#WAW2020 | Speakers and idea-carriers bios and presentations

Let’s travel through West Africa Workshop again: speakers and idea carriers bios and presentations in more detail Dr Rose Omari is a Senior Research Scientist at the Science and Technology Policy Research Institute, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research...

CSIR launches AICCRA-Ghana project to boost climate smart agriculture

The World Bank-funded ‘AICCRA-Ghana’ project, a climate-smart agriculture program to enhance Ghana’s resilience in agriculture and food systems in the face of climate change, has been launched in Accra. The Accelerating Impact of CGIAR Climate Research for...