Our Mandate

CRI has a broad research mandate covering all food and industrial crops. These include maize, rice, Cowpea, soybean and groundnut. Others are Cassava, Yam, Cocoyam, Sweetpotato, Vegetables and Fruit crops, plantain and bananas.

Mission

Develop and disseminate demand-driven technologies and build capacity for sustainable food and industrial crops productivity to enhance livelihoods.

Vision

To become a Centre of Excellence for Agricultural Research, Innovation  and Capacity Building for Development.

CSIR-CRI SCIENTIST WINS AWARD AT THE 20TH INDUCTION CEREMONY OF THE GHANA INSTITUTION OF ENGINEERING

Ing Dr. Patricia Oteng-Darko, a Research Scientist of the CSIR-Crops Research Institute has won the best candidate award in the “Mech/Agric/Marine” Technical Division of the engineering professional examination during the 20th induction ceremony of the Ghana Institution of Engineering (GhIE).
At the ceremony, one hundred and twelve (112)

engineers; from all four technical divisions of the GhIE: Civil, Chemical/Mining, Electrical/Electronic and Mechanical/Agric/Marine, were inducted into professional membership of the Ghana Institution of Engineering.
Ing. Dr. Patricia Oteng-Darko is a Soil and Water Engineer with the CSIR-Crops Research Institute. Her research interest lies in efficient resource use (water, nutrient and energy) in crop production, irrigation and water management in agriculture, agricultural mechanization and aeroponics and hydroponics.
Present at the ceremony were fellow research scientists from the Institute-Dr. Stephen Yeboah, Dr. Shadrack Amponsah and Mr. Eric Danquah.

Ing Dr. Patricia Oteng-Darko receiving the award at the ceremony

Ing Dr. Patricia Oteng-Darko receiving the award at the ceremony.

 

Ing. Dr. Patricia Oteng-Darko with colleague research scientists from CSIR-Crops Research Institute.