May 07, 2021
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Food Processing operations are a significant source of waste generation, a major user of energy and a contributor to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

The Ambassador of the State of Israel to Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone, Her Excellency Madam Shani Cooper-Zubida on has paid a working visit to the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in Accra. It was to explore areas for collaboration between her country and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Ghana’s premier institution for scientific research.

The CSIR has once again been tasked to create the needed awareness of its technologies and research findings to attract the needed funding from government. Duty bearers have also been urged to vigorously advance commercialisation of CSIR activities and technologies to increase internally generated funds.

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.

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