UPPER WEST REGION FARMING SYSTEMS RESEARCH GROUP

The Upper West Region Farming Systems Research Group (UWR-FSRG) is based at the CSIR-SARI Wa Station in the Wa Municipality. Currently the team has a membership of four research scientists made up of two Soil Scientists, an Entomologist and an Agricultural Economist. The team’s 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 co-ordinating the Research, Extension and Farmer Linkage Committee (RELC) activities in the Upper West Region (UWR).

 

 

List of Senior Members and Senior Staff

Name Qualification Area of Specialization Rank
S. S. J. Buah BSc

MSc.

PhD

Agriculture

Agronomy

Soil Fertility & Plant Nutrition

Senior Research Scientist
S.S. Seini BSc

MPhil

Agricultural

Agricultural Entomology

 Research Scientist
George Mahama Yakubu BSc

MSc

Agriculture

Agronomy

Assist. Research Scientist
Asieku Yahaya Bed

MSc

Agricultural Science Assist. Research Scientist
Yahaya   Iddrisu MPhil

PhD

Agric Economics

Agric Economics

 Research Scientist
Nyour Anslem Bawayele – Azaa BSc

MPhil

Agricultural Economics

Agric Economics

Principal Technical Officer
Alhassan Nuhu Jimbaani BSc

MPhil

Agricultural Economics

Agric Economics

Principal Technical Officer
Asiata A. Ali B. Management Stud. Management Prin. Admin. Assist.
Haruna K. Ali Dip. General Agric Prin. Technical Officer
Godwin Opoku BSc. Laboratory Technology Chief  Technical Officer
Ibrahim Hashim HND.

BSc

Statistics

Statistics

Principal Technical Officer
Ibrahim A. Ali Diploma General Agric Senior Technical Officer
Vincent K. Dordah HND Agric Engineering Chief Technical Officer
A.K. Alhassan BSc. Accounting &Finance Accounting Chief Accounting Assistant