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 College of Science and Technology (CCST) Holds Inaugural Congregation Ceremony

CCST TO INCREASE OUTPUT OF POSTGRADUATE TRAINING IN GHANA

The CSIR College of Science and Technology (CCST) is targeting at least a ten-fold increase in the output of postgraduate training in Ghana within the next decade. This, the College believes will not only raise the nation’s economy but will also significantly contribute to sustainable development.

ALLEGED FRUITING OF APPLE AT WIAMOASE, ASHANTI REGION: CSIR-CROPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE DEBUNKS CLAIM

A team of research scientists from the CSIR-Crops Research Institute visited Wiamoase, in the Sekyere-South District of the Ashanti region to ascertain the veracity of the alleged apple fruiting in the community. The team included the Agona District

CROPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE INVESTS IN SOLAR ENERGY

The rising cost of electricity has been a huge constraint to research activities at the CSIR-Crops Research Institute in recent times resulting mainly from the high amounts of power needed to run the ultra-modern laboratories and other facilities at the Institute.

“WORLD BEE DAY”: WHERE ARE THE BUZZERS?

“My son, they were all over the place. It was a common sight to see them on vegetation on edges of footpaths from the house through to the farm. Today, however, you will be lucky to count ten along the same stretch”. These were the words of a 70-year-old farmer when quizzed about the status of bee