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CSIR-Crops Research Institute with the support of Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) has developed 3 improved rice varieties. The new varieties-AG-CRI-UPL-1-2,AG-CRI-UPL-4-13 AND AG-CRI-UPL-1-18- have long, slender, white aromatic grains, are disease and pest resistant  and have a short maturity period of 90 to 100 days .

A Validation Workshop on the Feasibility Study Report on Renewable Energy Resources Development in Ghana for the Implementation of a Pilot Project has been held in Accra.

CSIR HONOURS OVER 30 DISTINGUISHED SCIENTISTS AND INDUSTRY PLAYERS FOR THEIR IMMENSE CONTRIBUTION TO THE CSIR SUCCESS STORY AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT


The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), is developing products and services critical to jump-starting Ghana's industrialisation.

Ghanaian farmers will be able to save money and increase their profits if the country adopts Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), scientist Dr. Richard Ampadu-Ameyaw has said.

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 said Ghana’s agriculture has good moments in relation to the seed sector in recognising its importance for a vibrant agricultural sector.

A Senior Scientist at the council for scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Dr. Richard Ampadu Ameyaw, has appealed to Ghanaian journalists to show more interest in agriculture, science and biotechnology reporting in order to promote credible, evidence-based science information delivery on agriculture bio-technology to the public.

The Parliamentary Select Committee on Environment, Science and Technology has recommended to Parliament to re-introduce and pass the Plant Breeders Bill to protect the intellectual rights of seed producers in the country.

The Governing Council of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has said it will pursue the commercialisation of the CSIR as one of the measures to make it more effective and boost its contribution to national development.

The Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), Professor Kwabena Frimpong Boateng, has given an assurance to researchers that the proposed increment in scientific research fund from 0.25 per cent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to two per cent will take effect in 2018.

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