CSIR-SARI Appoints New Acting Director

Dr. Samuel Saaka Buah, Deputy Director of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research – Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (CSIR-SARI) has been appointed Acting Director of the Institute. Dr Buah’s appointment was announced in a speech read on behalf of the Director-General of the CSIR, Professor Victor Kwame Agyeman, during a ceremony at Nyankpala on Tuesday…

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U/E Municipal, District, Agric Directors, Crop Officers, selected Farmers visit Manga station of CSIR-SARI

For farming to progress, there should be a relationship between research and extension. Based on this, the Upper East Regional or farming to progress there should be a relationship between research and extension. Based on this, the Upper East Regional Department of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture has organized a working visit to the…

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CSIR-SARI Woos youth into farming in Northern Ghana with high-yielding Cowpea varieties

The Council for Scientific Industrial Research- Savannah Agricultural Research Institute appears to be fulfilling its mandate in the promotion of its technologies and activities in addressing social challenges in Northern Ghana. With sponsorship from CGIAR Research programme on Legumes and Drylands Cereals (CRP-GLDC) and working with ICRISAT and the private sector, the activities of the…

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Government Urged To Inject Additional Resources Into Millet Cultivation

Government has been urged to resource millet cultivators and develop improved seed varieties resistant to harsh climate conditions, particularly in northern Ghana, to encourage local farmers cultivate the cereal crop in large quantities. Millet production has been treated or regarded as an “orphan” crop over the years due to inadequate attention it receives from government…

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CSIR – SARI develops new drought-tolerant seed varieties

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research – Savannah Agricultural Research Institute (CSIR-SARI) has developed new drought-tolerant seed varieties to improve food security in the country. The new varieties to withstand all weather and ensure year-round agricultural production are to complement government’s Planting for Food and Jobs programme – for enhancing food security and job-creation…

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CSIR-SARI promoting climate change adaptation strategies in agriculture

Dr Alhassan Lansah Abdulai, Agro-Meteorologist at the Savannah Agricultural Research Institute of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-SARI), has said the Institute is promoting climate change adaptation strategies to increase resilience and improve agriculture. “In trying to deal with climate change we also have technologies and strategies that we have developed over the years…

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