2017 Colloquium Presentations

Urban Spaces, Carbon Sequestration and Biodiversity in the Cities of the Global South – Case of Kumasi, Ghana
Dr. Bertrand Nero

Understanding Water Fluxes in Tropical Forests
Dr. Lucy Rowland (University of Exeter, UK) 

Alternate Livelihood  Resilience and Sustainability: The case of Nsemire Forest Reserve
Mr. Eric Nutakor

Exploratory Data Analysis: an Approach to Understanding your Research Data
Mrs. Stella Britwum Acquah

CSIR-FORIG Climate Change and Integrated Natural Resources Programme: Understanding the Programme and your Inputs”
Dr. Mark Appiah

Wood Industry and Utilization Research:  Some Achievements and Progress
Mr. Francis Wilson Owusu

Effects of Elevated Atmospheric CO2 and O3 on Wood Density, Anatomical Properties and Decomposition of Northern Hardwoods
Dr. Emmanuel Ebanyenle

Addressing the Menace of Illegal Mining - Contribution of CSIR-FORIG
Director /HoDs/HoS

Indigenous knowledge on medicinal plants: A comparative study
Mr. Sparkler Brefo Samar

Physical Properties of two cordial Species Grown in Ghana
Ms .Bridgette Brentuo

Analysis of Challenges on the Ghanaian Domestic  Wood Market: A Position Paper
Dr. Mrs. Beatrice Darko Obiri

Bamboo: A hope for Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in Ghana
Dr. Mrs. Gloria Djaney Djagbletey

Ranking of tree species used for fuelwood in the transitional zone of Ghana
Dr. James Korang


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

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Who We Are

Forestry Research Institute of Ghana is one of the 13 institutes of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). It is located at Fumesua near Kumasi in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. It started as a research unit within the Forestry Department in 1962. It was fully established as a research institute and named FOREST PRODUCTS RESEARCH INSTITUTE (FPRI) under the then Ghana Academy of Sciences in 1964 and in 1968 placed under the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

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The Director
Forestry Research Institute of Ghana
P. O. Box UP 63 KNUST
Kumasi, Ghana

Tel :+233-(0)3220-60123/60373
Fax :+233-(0)3220-60121
Email : director@csir-forig.org.gh