Farmers urged to create innovative platforms

Dr Jonas Osei-Adu, the Lead Facilitator for the Partnership for Agricultural Research, Education and Development (PAIRED) project, has advised farmers to create innovative platforms to learn and share information to promote agricultural production. He said such platforms would be one of the keys to facilitating and improving sustainable livelihoods among farmers in the country. Dr.…

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Stakeholders in the agricultural sector urged to be innovative

Stakeholders in the agriculture sector have urged to be innovative to solve the challenges related to the sector. Dr. Roger Kanton, Coordinator for Partnership for Agricultural Research, Education and Development (PAIRED) Project at the Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research – Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (CSIR-SARI), said policymakers needed to consider innovations during the implementation…

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PAIRED Organize Seed Fair for farmer linkage

Some farmer groups have benefited from a Seed Fair organized by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research- Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (CSIR-SARI) in the Upper West Region. The Seed Fair was an Innovative Platform organized as means of showcasing various technologies developed by the CSIR-SARI and also to foster linkages between farmers and agro-input…

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KNOW YOUR VARIETIES – Jenguma (SOYBEAN)

KNOW YOUR VARIETIES SOYBEAN 1. VARIETY: Jenguma 2. Breeder (s)/ Institution: N.N Denwar, H. Quarshie (CSIR-SARI) 3. Distinctness Uniformity and Stability (DUS): Growth pattern: Determinate; Flower colour: purple;  Plant height: 50-55 cm; 1000 seed weight: 140 g; seed colour: cream;   Growth habit: erect; Pubescence: present on stems; leaves and pods; Pod position: along main stem;…

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PAIRED SENSITIZATION VISIT

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…

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