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…