The CSIR-Soil Research Institute has the mandate to undertake inventory of the soil resources of Ghana and carry out scientific research to generate information and technologies for effective planning, utilization and management of the soil resources of Ghana for increased and sustainable agriculture, industry as well as ensuring safe and sound environment.

The Institute has experienced soil and environmental scientists in the fields of soil survey, soil chemistry, plant nutrition, soil microbiology, agro-climatology, soil testing, soil conservation, hydrology and soil physics supported by a team of experienced laboratory and field technicians.The Institute has well-equipped laboratories and work stations for soil fertility evaluation, quantification of soil moisture, soil compaction, microbial activity assessment, soil erosion monitoring, pollution monitoring, soil/plant/fertilizer sample analyses, data analyses and database creation and management as well as computer assisted cartography work and photo-interpretation. Read More


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