Food Research Institute (FRI) is tasked to provide technical, analytical services, contract research and consultancy services to governmental agencies, micro-medium and multinational agro-food processing industries and international development agencies. Technologies generated by conducting market-oriented applied research are aimed at meeting the demands of the private sector and socio-economic development.
To become a Centre of Excellence for Agricultural Research, Innovation and Capacity Building for Development.Develop and disseminate demand-driven technologies and build capacity for sustainable food and industrial crops productivity to enhance livelihoods.CRI has a broad research mandate covering all food and industrial crops.
The CSIR-Animal Research Institute is one of the 13 institutes of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). The Institute was established as Biological Research Institute in January 1957 as an agency of Tsetse Control Department of the Gold Coast Administration. It was associated with the University College and housed in Achimota.