PAIRED SENSITIZATION VISITS

PAIRED SENSITIZATION VISITS CSIR-SARI in its implementation of the PAIRED project undertook a sensitization visit to its project communities in the Savanna, Upper East, and Upper West regions. The visit was aimed at introducing the community members to the PAIRED project and its activities. Farmers were briefed on the concept of Innovation Platforms and the…

Partnership for Agricultural Research, Education and Development (PAIRED)

Over the past decade, the Conseil Ouest et Centre Africain pour la Recherche et le Développement Agricoles  (CORAF) has received support from United States Agency for International Development/West Africa (USAID/WA) that boosted the institution’s convening capacity to carry out research and development interventions and increased availability of improved technologies, including quality seeds, to millions of…

SAPIP

RATIONAL Consolidate the gains of previous AfDB investments to optimize the use of infrastructure (e.g. NRGP infrastructure, Fufulso-Sawla trunk road, Techiman-Kintampo road) Consolidate the gains of previous AfDB investment to enhance Agriculture Development in the Savannah zone The NSEZ constitutes the poorest part of the country with a poverty rate of over 40% which is…

Core of Excellence (CoE) Project

The Savanna Agricultural Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-SARI) has partnered with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the U.S. government’s Feed the Future Agricultural Technology project, and Iowa State University to develop the Institute’s Core of Excellence for agricultural research initiative. USAID, through the U.S. government’s global…

The Accelerated Varietal Improvement and Seed Delivery of Legumes and Cereals in Africa (AVISA) project

The Accelerated Varietal Improvement and Seed Delivery of Legumes and Cereals in Africa (AVISA) project consolidates the gains made by TL-III, HOPE-II, and HarvestPlus — all funded by the BMGF – while refocusing the work to improve the CGIAR and key NARS breeding and seed delivery systems. The AVISA initiative comprises the most important dryland…

Current Project

Background – (CSIR-SARI PROJECTS) Research and development on agricultural productivity is grappling with the growing demand for food. The key challenge is how to increase food production to feed an ever growing population, while at the same time decreasing the negative environmental impacts of agricultural expansion. This challenge requires sustainable transformations in the entire food…

International Conference

We are pleased to announce an international conference on the theme “Advances in Scientific Research for Sustainable Development”, which will be held in Accra, Ghana on February 20-21, 2019. Organized by the CSIR Ghana, this conference will engage a wide range of stakeholders from research and academia, civil society and private institutions in discussing progress…