March 28, 2020
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The Modernizing Agriculture in Ghana (MAG) Program is a five-year CAD 135million initiative.  Up to CAD 125million may be provided to Ghana, in accordance with the terms of this Arrangement, for the programming activities outlined in Components 1 to 4 below. 

Two new cowpea varieties, Nhyira and Tona, which are rich in Iron and Calcium have also been developed by the CSIR for release to farmers.
It is expected that these new varieties of maize and cowpea will be used extensively to support the poultry industry in the country and the Public School Feeding Programme.

A highly active cementitious material, made from local clay and a good substitute for clinker which is used for Portland cement production, has been developed and transferred to an Entrepreneur for commercial production.

Developed vaccination schedules against the Gumboro (Infectious Bursal Disease-IBD) disease to protect both exotic and local poultry.

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