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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Savanna Agric Institute develops mobile app to improve farming

The Savanna Agricultural Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-SARI) in collaboration with the Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International (CABI) has developed a mobile application to help improve agriculture. The new app codenamed “Telegraph”, could be downloaded on computers and has a unique function to detect timing of insects, pests…

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