NORTHERN REGION FARMING SYSTEMS RESEARCH GROUP

The Northern Region Farming Systems Research Group (NR-FSRG) is tasked with analyzing the farming systems of the Northern Region with the view to generating appropriate innovations that could bring about improvement in the livelihoods of the people. The group has at Damongo, Yendi and Salaga. The work focuses on characterizing and describing the farming systems of the region, identifying and prioritizing constraints to increase sustainable agricultural production and generating suitable interventions to address the prioritized problems of the farmers through adaptive on-farm as well as on-station research. Besides, the team also has oversight responsibility of coordinating Research, Extension and Farmer Linkage Committee (RELC) activities in the NR.

 

List of Senior Members and Senior Staff

Name Qualification Area of specialization Designation
I. Y. Baba Inusah MSc Irrigation Agronomy Snr. Research Scientist
Wilson Dogbe MSc

PhD

Agronomy

Soil Microbiology

Prin.  Research Scientist
Mumuni Abudulai BSc

MSc

PhD

Agricultural

Agriculture Entomology

Agriculture Entomology

Principal Research Scientist
Michael Mawunya BSc

MPhil

Agriculture

Weed Science

Research Scientist
Aliyu Siise BSc

MSc

PhD

Agric.

Biotechnology

Principal Technical Officer
Jerry Asalma Nboyine MSc

PhD

Entomology Research Scientist
Samuel Oppong A. MSc

PhD

Crop Breeding Research Scientist
Sulemana D. Alhassan BSc. Agriculture Technology Chief Technical Officer
Rakiatu Abdulai HND Statistics Chief Technical Officer
Haruna Abdulai BSc

MPhil

Agriculture

Agronomy

Principal Technical Officer
I.                    Misbaw Certificate Agriculture Senior Technical Officer
E.O. Krofa BSc. Agriculture Tech. Chief Technical Officer
Iddrisu Sumani Dip. General Agriculture Chief Technical Officer
Haruna Bashiru BSc.

 

MSc

Agric. Economics

 

Agric. Economics

Principal  Technical Officer
K. Foster Yambout BSc. Agric. Tech. Principal  Technical Officer
Price M. Etwire BSc.

MSc.

Agric. Technology

Agric. Economics

Principal  Technical Officer
Elsie Sarkodee – Addo BSc

MSc

Agriculture

Agronomy

Principal  Technical Officer
Alhassan Sayibu BSc. Agriculture Principal  Technical Officer
Jalilatu Ayuba BSc.

MSc

Agric. Technology

Agric. Technology

Principal  Technical Officer
Abdul –Rahaman A. B. Iddrisu BSc. Agric. Technology Principal  Technical Officer
Abdu l –Salam M. Baba BSc. Agric. Technology Principal  Technical Officer
Freda Ansah A. BSc. Agric. Technology Principal  Technical Officer
Daniel E. Halolo BSc. Agric. Technology Principal  Technical Officer
Douglas B. Alhassan Dip. General Agric Chief  Technical Officer
Desmond A. Sunday BSc

MSc.

Bio – Mathematics

Statistics

Principal  Technical Officer