Commercialisation Division

The prime focus of the Commercialization Division (CD) is to drive business activities of CSIR-FORIG.  Other responsibilities include:

  • Coordinates all commercial activities of the Institute and liaises with various divisions to enhance the income generating capacity of CSIR-FORIG;
  • Conceptualize and develop plans for marketing CSIR-FORIG products and services;
  • Develop sales promotion and marketing strategies;
  • Conducts market surveys to identify business opportunities;
  • Organize capacity development programs in livelihood technologies for interested clients;
  • Facilitate communication and branding of the Institute’s products and services;
  • Spearhead Public Private Partnership Agreements with stakeholders;

The Commercialization Division is headed by Mrs. Naomi Owusu Appiah (Senior Marketing Officer) and has a staff strength comprising 2 senior members, 4 senior staff and 5 junior staff.

The Commercial entities of the Division incorporate the production, marketing and sale of:

  • High Quality Prekese Syrup
  • High Quality Honey
  • Forest Tree Seeds and Seedlings
  • Furniture and other Wood Products
  • Training in Alternative Livelihoods (Snail Farming, Beekeeping, Mushroom Cultivation)
  • Operation of Guest Houses
  • Hiring of Conference Rooms and Grounds

Senior Members

Name Position Expertise
Appiah Owusu Naomi (Mrs.) Sen. Marketing Officer Marketing
Alexander Ansong Obeng Marketing Officer  

Senior Staff

Name Position
Anastasia Duah-Gyamfi Chief Administrative Assistant
Kwaku Asumadu Chief Market Assistant
Nancy Asor Agyebeng Administrative Assistant
Helena Asiedu Oboamah Technical Officer

Junior Staff

Name Rank
Zac Achab Senior Caretaker
Baba Mahama Security Assistant Gd. 1
Kofi Kanjarga Asst. Overseer Gd.1
Gifty Tenga (G&G) Supervisor Gd. 1
Nicodemus Banahene Boateng Senior Labourer

New Handbook On Wood Density - Copies Available At CSIR-FORIG

Conference And Training Facilities - Contact Commercialization Division For Details
Water Front Conference Facility


UP Coming Snail Farming Training


UP Coming Snail Farming Training