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Demonstration trial of improved cowpea varieties underway in Wa

The Savanna Agricultural Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-SARI) is carrying out a field trial of improved cowpea varieties in Wa to allow farmers to improve their lots when released for commercial production.

Healthy Food Africa project to produce additional 91,000 mt of fish

Ghana will produce an additional 91,000 metric tonnes of fish for fours years under the Healthy Food Africa Project, Madam Levina Owusu, Chief Director, Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, has informed.

Forestry Research Institute signs MoU with 13 bee-farmer co-operatives in Ashanti Region

The Forestry Research Institute of Ghana of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-FORIG) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with 13 bee-farmer co-operatives in the Ashanti Region to train its members in bee farming business to improve their economic welfare and livelihoods.

As part of the three-year MoU, the CSIR-FORIG would provide technical and financial support to set up the members for the production of honey, for free, within the period.

And, to avoid facing marketing and financing hurdles, CSIR-FORIG would harvest the honey and ensure ready market by buying them and other bee-related products, such as

Massive boost for wood industry as CSIR-FORIG sets up wood testing centre

Fumesua (Ash), Nov. 27, GNA - The wood industry has received a boost following the establishment of a Wood and Furniture Testing Centre (WFTC) by the Forestry Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-FORIG).

The centre, which is under the Wood Industry and Utilization Division of the Institute, seeks to support the wood industry through testing services, research into efficient utilisation of wood species, products development and their standardization.

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