Dr. MOHAMMED MORO BURI

Dr. Mohammed Moro Buri


Qualification (highest):
Ph.D (Bioenvironmental Science), Sept 1999, Tottori University, Japan.

Areas of Specialization
Resource Management (Land/Water), Environmental Management, Soil Fertility, Plant Nutrition and General Agronomy.

List of Publications

Refereed Journal Papers.

1. Roland Nuhu Issaka, Moro Mohammed Buri, Satoshi Nakamura, Satoshi Tobita (2016): Comparison of different fertilizer management practices on rice growth and yield in the Ashanti region of Ghana. Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. 374-379

2. Issaka R.N., Buri M.M., Dugan E., Omae H. and Nagumo F. (2016); Influence of Tillage Practices and Cropping Systems on Growth Attributes and Grain Yield of Maize (Zea mays L.) in the Forest Agro-ecological zone of Ghana. Int. J. of Plant & Soil Sci. 10(3): 1 – 9.

3. S. Nakamura, M. Fukuda, R.N. Issaka, I.K. Dzomeku, M.M. Buri, V. K. Avornyo, E.O. Adjei, J.A. Awuni and S. Tobita. (2016). Residual effects of direct application of Burkina Faso phosphate rock on rice cultivation in Ghana. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems
DOI 10.1007/s10705-016-9788-8

4. S. Nakamura, R.N. Issaka, J.A. Awuni, I.K. Dzomeku, M.M. Buri, V.K. Avornyo, E.O. Adjei, M. Fukuda, D.A. Awere, and S. Tobita. (2016). Soil Fertility Management for Sustainable Lowland Rice Production in Ghana – Farmer’s Perspectives and Soil Physicochemical properties. Tropical Agriculture for Development. 60: (2), 119-131.

5. Buri M.M., Issaka R.N., Essien A. and Biney N (2015): Effect of Spacing on Grain Yield and Yield Attributes of Three Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Varieties grown in Rain-fed Lowland Ecosystem in Ghana. Int. J. of Plant & Soil Sci. Vol. 9 (3) 1-10. ISSN 2320 – 7035. DOI: 10.9734/IJPSS/2016/21911

6. Buri M.M., Issaka R.N., Essien A. and Biney N (2015): Effect of Nitrogen Rates on the Growth and Yield of Three Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Varieties in Rain-fed Lowland in the Forest Agro-ecological zone of Ghana. Inter. J. of Agric. Sci. Vol. 5(7): 878-885. ISSN 2167- 0447.

7. Nakamura S. Issaka R.N., Dzomeku I.K., Fukuda M., Buri M.M., Avonyo V., Adjei E.O., Awuni J. and Tobita S. (2013). Effect of Burkina Faso Phosphate Rock Direct Application on Ghanaian Rice Cultivation. African J. of Agric. Res. Vol. 8 (17): 1779 – 1789. DOI: 10.5897/AJAR 12.1830

8. Obalum S.E., Buri M.M., Nwite J.C., Hermansah, Watanabe Y., Igwe C.A. and Wakatsuki T. (2012): Soil Degradation-Induced Decline in Productivity of Sub-Saharan Africa Soils: The Prospects of Looking Downwards the Lowlands with the ‘Sawah’ Eco-technology. Applied & Envir. Soil Sci. Vol. 2012: Article ID 673926, 10 pages, 2012. DOI:10.1155/2012/673926.

9. Obalum S.E., Oppong J., Nwite J.C., Watanabe Y., Buri M.M., Igwe C.A., and Wakatsuki T. (2012): Long-term Effects of Lowland ‘Sawah’ System on Soil Physicochemical Properties and Rice Yield in Ashanti Region of Ghana. Spanish Jour. of Agric. Research 2012 10(3), 838 – 848.

10. Buri M.M., Issaka R.N., Wakatsuki T. and Kawano N. (2011): Improving the Productivity of Lowland Soils for Rice Cultivation in Ghana: The Role of the ‘Sawah’ System. Journal of Soil Sci. and Environmental Management. Vol.2 (10): 30 – 310.

11. Oladele O.I., Bam R.K., Buri M.M. and Wakatsuki T. (2010). Missing Prerequisites for Green Revolution in Africa: Lessons and Challenges of the ‘Sawah’ Rice Eco-technology Development and Dissemination in Nigeria and Ghana. Journal of Food Agriculture & Environment. Vol. 8 (2): 1014 – 1028

12. Abe S.S, Buri M.M., Issaka R.N., Kiepe P. and Wakatsuki T. (2010). Soil Fertility Potential for Rice Production in West African Lowlands. Japan Agriculture Research Quarterly (JARQ), 44 (4), 343 – 355.

13. Watanabe Y., Owusu-Sekyere E., Masunaga T., Buri M.M., Oladele O. I. and Wakatsuki T. (2010): Teak (Tectonia grandis) Growth as Influenced by Soil Physicochemical Properties and Other Site Conditions in Ashanti, Ghana. Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment. Vol. 8 (2): 1040-1045

14. Watanabe Y., Masunaga T., Owusu-Sekyere E., Buri M.M., Oladele O.I. and Wakatsuki T. (2009): Evaluation of Growth and Carbon Storage as Influenced by Soil Chemical Properties and Moisture on Teak (Tectona grandis) in Ashanti Region, Ghana. Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment. Vol. 7 (2): 640-645.

15. Buri M.M., Issaka R.N., Fujii H. and Wakatsuki T. (2009): Comparison of Soil Nutrient Status of Some Rice Growing Environments in the Major Agro-ecological zones of Ghana. Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment. Vol. 8 (1): 384 – 388.

16. Issaka R.N., Buri M.M. and Wakatsuki T. (2008). Effect of Soil and Water Management Practices on the Growth and Yield of Rice in the Forest Agro-ecology of Ghana. Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment. Vol. 7 (1): 214 – 218.

17. Issaka R.N., Buri M.M., Alegibam B., Ennin S.A., and Amengor M (2008). Effect of Mineral Fertilizer on Sweet Potatoes (Ipomoea batatas) Yield in the Sudan Savannah Agro-ecological zone of Ghana. Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment

18. Buri M.M., Issaka R.N. and Wakatsuki T. (2007): Determining Optimum Rates of Mineral Fertilizers for Economic Rice Grain Yields under the “Sawah” System in Ghana. West African Journal of Applied Ecology. Vol. 12: 19 – 31.

19. Issaka R.N, Buri M.M., Asare D., Senayah J.K. and Essien M.A. (2007). Effect of Cropping Systems and Mineral Fertilizer on Root Yield of Cassava. Agricultural & Food Science. Jour. of Ghana. Vol. 6: 445 – 458.

20. Nakashima K, Oladele I, Buri M.M. and Wakatsuki T. (2007). Determinants of Farmers’ Participation in Sawah Project in Ashanti region, Ghana. China Agricultural Economic Review Journal, Vol.5, No. 4: 488 – 497.

21. Nakashima K., Wakatsuki T. and Buri M.M. (2006). Towards the Sustainable Self-Support “Sawah” (Suiden) Development in Ghana: The Reactions of Farmers on “Sawah” Action Research Project. Journal of African Studies. Vol. 59: 59 – 73.

22. Buri M.M., Issaka R.N. and Wakatsuki T. (2005): Extent and Management of Low pH Soils in Ghana. Soil Science & Plt Nutr. 51(5), 755 – 759

23. Buri M.M. Issaka R.N. Wakatsuki T. and Otoo E. (2004): Soil Organic Amendments and Mineral Fertilizers: Options for Sustainable Lowland Rice Production in the Forest Agro-ecology of Ghana. Agric. & Food Sci. Jour. of Ghana. Vol. 3: 237- 248

24. Buri M.M., Issaka R.N and Carsky R.J. (2004): Developing Mineral Fertilizer Recommendations for White Yam (Dioscorea rotundata) in Central Ghana. African Journal of Root and Tuber Crops. Vol. 6 No. 1: 20-27.

25. Issaka R.N., Dennis E.A and Buri M.M. (2003): Management of Phosphate Rock in Maize-Cowpea Cropping System. Soil Sci. & Plant Nutr. 49 (4) 481 – 484.

26. Buri M.M., Masunaga T and Wakatsuki T. (2000). Sulfur and Zinc Levels as Limiting Factors to Rice Production in West Africa Lowlands. Geoderma 94 (2000) 23-42.

27. Buri M.M., Ishida F., Kubota D., Masunaga T. and Wakatsuki T. (1998): Soils of Flood Plains of West Africa: General Fertility Status. Soil Sci. Plant Nutr. 45 (1): 37 – 50.

Edited Conference Papers

1. Buri M.M. Issaka R.N, Adjei E.O. and Wakatsuki T. (2016). Enhancing Self- Sufficiency in Rice Production through Increased Lowland Productivity: The “Sawah” Technology Option. In Proceedings of the Innovation Conference-Ghana on the theme “Developing Innovation-Putting the Pieces Together,” held at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel, Accra, Ghana. 27th – 28th September 2016. Pages 143-160

2. Wakatsuki T., Buri M.M. Bam R., Oladele O.I., Ademiluyi S.Y., Azogu I.I. and Igwe C.A. (2011). Multi-Functionality of ‘Sawah’ Eco-technology: Why “Sawah”-based Rice Farming is Critical for Africa’s Green Revolution. In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on “Sawah” Eco-technology and Rice Farming in Sub-Saharan Africa. (Editors: Buri M. M., Wakatsuki T, Issaka R. N. and Abe S). ISBN 978-9988-1-6778-3. Pages 16 – 31

3. Buri M.M., Issaka R.N. and Wakatsuki T. (2011): An Over View of the “Sawah” Project and Its Implications for Future Rice Production in Ghana. In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on “Sawah” Eco-technology and Rice Farming in Sub-Saharan Africa. (Editors: Buri M. M., Wakatsuki T, Issaka R. N. and Abe S). ISBN 978-9988-1-6778-3. 32 – 41. Pages 32 – 41

4. Wakatsuki T, Buri M.M., Bam R., Ademuliyi S.Y. and Azogu I.I. (2011): “Sawah” Eco-technology: Farmers’ Personal Irrigated “Sawah” Systems to Realize the Green Revolution and Africa’s Rice Potential. In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on “Sawah” Eco-technology and Rice Farming in Sub-Saharan Africa. (Editors: Buri M. M., Wakatsuki T., Issaka R. N. and Abe S). ISBN 978-9988-1-6778-3. Pages 96 -111

5. Issaka R.N., Buri M.M. and Wakatsuki T. (2011): Potential Impact of the “Sawah” System on Rice Production in Ghana. In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on “Sawah” Eco-technology and Rice Farming in Sub-Saharan Africa. (Editors: Buri M. M., Wakatsuki T, Issaka R. N. and Abe S). ISBN 978-9988-1-6778-3. Pages 170 – 175

6. Wakatsuki T., Buri M.M., Obalum S.E., Bam R., Ademuliyi S.Y., Azogu I.I. and Oladele O.I. (2011): Farmers’ Personal Irrigated “Sawah” Systems to Realize the Green Revolution and Africa’s Rice Potential. In Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Rice for Food, Market and Development. (Editors: Onwualu A. P., Obinne C. P. O., Jolaoso M. A., Idu E. E., Olugbemi B. O, Onjewu S. S. and Sheriff-Musa. M). ISBN 978-978-50745-7-4. Pages 54 – 60

7. Issaka R.N. Buri M.M. and Wakatsuki T. (2011): Adoption of the “Sawah” System for Increasing and Sustaining Rice Production in the Inland Valleys: In Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Rice for Food, Market and Development. (Editors: Onwualu A. P., Obinne C. P. O., Jolaoso M. A., Idu E. E., Olugbemi B. O, Onjewu S. S. and Sheriff-Musa. M). ISBN 978-978-50745-7-4. Pages 79 – 86

8. Buri M.M., Issaka R.N., Wakatsuki T. and Kawano N. (2011): Intensifying and Sustaining Rice Production in Inland Valley Ecosystems in Ghana. In Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Rice for Food, Market and Development. (Editors: Onwualu A. P., Obinne C. P. O., Jolaoso M. A., Idu E. E., Olugbemi B. O, Onjewu S. S. and Sheriff-Musa. M). ISBN 978-978-50745-7-4. 87- 91. Pages 87 – 97

9. Buri M.M., Imoro A. and Ahiapka E.S. (2011): The State of Mechanization in Ghana with Particular Reference to the Rice Sector. Paper presented at the International workshop on “Boosting Agricultural Mechanization in Rice-based Systems in Sub-Saharan Africa.” Organized by the AfricaRice Centre, St. Louis, Senegal. June 6 – 8, 2011.

10. Wakatsuki T., Buri M.M., Bam R., Oladele O.I. and. Imolehin E. D (2010): Site-
Specific “Sawah” Development and Management by Farmers: Large Scale Action-Research in Ghana and Nigeria to Actualize Rice Green Revolution. In Proceedings of the 2nd Africa Rice Congress. Bamako, Mali. Pages 2.1.1 – 2.1.9

11. Buri M.M., Fujii H and Issaka R.N. (2009). Preliminary Fertility Assessment of Lowland Soils of Selected Watersheds within the Savannah and Forest Agro-ecological zones of Ghana. Paper presented at the International Workshop on Sustainable Development and Dissemination of Lowland Rice and Paddy Fields in Inland Valleys of West Africa, held from 24 – 25 February, 2009 at M. Plaza Hotel, Accra, Ghana.

12. Buri M.M., Issaka R.N. and Wakatsuki T. (2008): Reducing Rural Poverty through Improved and Sustainable Rice Production Technologies: A Case Study of the “Sawah” System in the Ahafo Ano South District in Ghana. Paper presented at the International Conference on “Sustainable Agriculture for Food, Energy and Industry” held from 2 – 6 July, 2008 at Sapporo University, Hokkaido, Japan.

13. Oppong J. Buri M.M. and Wakatsuki T. (2007): Hydrological Characteristics and Water Quality of Rivers in the Mankran Watershed for “Sawah” Rice Production. Paper presented at the 4th International Conference of the African Soil Science Society organized at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Accra, Ghana from January 7th – 13th, 2007.

14. Issaka R.N., Buri M.M., Wakatsuki T., and Dwomo O. (2007): Review of Policies on Rice Production in Ghana. Paper presented at the 4th International Conference of the African Soil Science Society organized at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Accra, Ghana from January 7th – 13th, 2007.

15. Buri M.M., Issaka R.N. and Wakatsuki T. (2007): The “Sawah” Technology of Rice Production for the Lowlands: An Effective Tool for Poverty Alleviation in Southern Ghana. Paper presented at the 4th International Conference of the African Soil Science Society organized at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Accra, Ghana from January 7th – 13th, 2007.

16. Wakatsuki T., Buri M.M. and Fashola O.O. (2004): Ecological Engineering for Sustainable Rice Production and the Restoration of Degraded Watersheds in West Africa. World Rice Research, 2004, IRRI, Pages 363-366

17. Buri M.M., Issaka R.N. Wakatsuki T. (2004). Extent and Management of Low pH Soils in Ghana. In Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on “Plant-Soil Interactions at Low pH”. Sendai, Japan. August 1-5, 2004

18. Buri M.M. and Issaka R.N. (2003): Nutrient Requirements of Yam and Efficient Use of Fertilizers in Yam-based Systems. Project Country Report presented at the last Annual Workshop of IFAD/WECARD/IITA Yam Project. Parakou, Benin. 17th – 21st February 2003.

19. Buri M.M. and Issaka R.N. (2003): Yam Production within Selected Areas in Ghana: Effect of Commercial Mineral Fertilizers on Tuber Yield. Paper presented at the International Conference on “Managing Soils for Food Security, Human Health and the Environment: Emerging Strategies for Poverty Alleviation.” Accra, Ghana. 27th July – August 2nd 2003.

20. Wakatsuki T., Buri M.M. and Fashola O.O. (2003). Restoration of Degraded Inland Valley Watersheds in West Africa by Sustainable “Sawah” Development. Paper presented at the International Conference on “Managing Soils for Food Security, Human Health and the Environment: Emerging Strategies for Poverty Alleviation.” Accra, Ghana. 27th July – August 2nd 2003.

21. Issaka R.N., Amoah, J.A., Alegibam B. and Buri, M.M. (2002). On-farm Evaluation of Organic Manures on Sweet Potato (ipomoea batatas) Production in the Upper East Region of Ghana. Paper presented at the Root and Tuber Improvement Programme Research Review Workshop. Kumasi, Ghana. 18th – 22nd November 2002.

22. Issaka, R.N., Affipunguh, G., Amoah, J.A. Aligebam, B and Buri M.M. (2002): Storage of Sweet Potato Tubers in the Upper East region of Ghana: A Study of Indigenous Methods of Storage. Paper presented at the Root and Tuber Improvement Research Review Workshop. Kumasi, Ghana. SRI Con. Paper No. 110.

23. Issaka R.N., Buri, M.M., Asare D. and Yeboah E. (2002): Effect of Cropping Systems and Mineral Fertilizer on Root Yield of Cassava Varieties. Paper presented at the Root and Tuber Improvement Research Review Workshop. Kumasi, Ghana. SRI Con. Paper No. 111

24. Buri, M.M., Issaka, R.N. and Wakatsuki, T. (2001) Soils of Selected Lowlands in Ghana: Nutrient Levels and Distribution as Influenced by Agro-ecology. Paper presented at the International Conference on “Managing Soil Resources of the Tropics for Sustainable Agricultural Productivity”: Nyankpala, Ghana. 26th February – 2nd March 2002.

25. Buri, M.M., Wakatsuki, T., Issaka, R.N. Otoo, E. and Kubota, D. (2001): The Effect of Organic and Inorganic Fertilizers on Rice Growth and Yield under “Sawah” within the Forest Agro-ecology in Ghana. Proceedings of the International Workshop on “Integrated Watershed Management of Inland Valley: Eco-technology Approach.” Accra, Ghana. 6 – 8 February 2001. Pages 79 – 87

26. Issaka, R.N., Buri, M.M., Wakatsuki, T., Otoo, E. and Kubota, D. (2001): Evaluation of Four Rice Environments for Sustainable Rice Production. In Proceedings of the International Workshop on “Integrated Watershed Management of Inland Valleys: Eco-technology Approach.” Accra, Ghana. 6 – 8 February 2001. Pages 71 – 78

27. Buri M.M. and Wakatsuki T. (1996): Soils of Flood Plains of West Africa: Geographical and Regional Distribution of Some Fertility Parameters. In Proceedings of the International Symposium on “Maximizing Sustainable Rice Yields through Improved Soil and Environmental Management”. Khon Kaen, Thailand, Nov. 11 – 17 1996. Vol. 1: Pages 445 – 456.

Conference Papers Abstracts (Edited)

1. Issaka R.N., Buri M.M., Dugan E, Omae H, and Nagumo F. (2016). Changes in Maize Grain Yield during Nine Seasons of Cultivation under Different Tillage and Cropping Systems in the Forest Agro-ecological zone of Ghana. In Book of Abstracts on the Workshop on “Development of Conservation Agriculture-based Cropping Systems for Sustainable Soil Management in West Africa,” held in CSIR-Soil Research Institute, Kumasi, Ghana on March 14, 2016. Abstract Page No. 8

2. Kombiok J. M. Issaka R.N., Buri M.M, Dugan E., Nagumo F and Omae H, (2016). Influence of Tillage and Cropping Systems on the Growth and Yield of Maize in the Guinea Savannah zone of Ghana. In Book of Abstracts on the Workshop on “Development of Conservation Agriculture-based Cropping Systems for Sustainable Soil Management in West Africa,” held in CSIR-Soil Research Institute, Kumasi, Ghana on March 14, 2016. Abstract Pages No. 9-10

3. Omae H., Issaka R.N., Barro A., Kombiok J.M. Simpore S., Ali J., Buri M.M. and Nagumo F. (2016). Dissemination Study of Conservation Agriculture with Development of Pigeon Pea Relay Cropping in Ghana and Burkina Faso. In Book of Abstracts on the Workshop on “Development of Conservation Agriculture-based Cropping Systems for Sustainable Soil Management in West Africa,” held in CSIR-Soil Research Institute, Kumasi, Ghana on March 14, 2016. Abstract Pages No. 11-12

4. Dugan E., Issaka R.N. Buri M.M., Ephraim S.A. Omae H and Nagumo F. (2016). Effect of Tillage and Maize-Legume Inter-cropping on Run-off, Soil Erosion and Maize Grain Yield in the Forest zone of Ghana. In Book of Abstracts on the Workshop on “Development of Conservation Agriculture-based Cropping Systems for Sustainable Soil Management in West Africa,” held in CSIR-Soil Research Institute, Kumasi, Ghana on March 14, 2016. Abstract Page No. 3

5. Dugan E., Issaka R.N. Buri M.M., Ephraim S.A. Omae H and Nagumo F. (2016). Influence of Tillage and Maize-Legume Rotation on Run-off, Soil Erosion and Maize Grain Yield in the Forest zone of Ghana. In Book of Abstracts on the Workshop on “Development of Conservation Agriculture-based Cropping Systems for Sustainable Soil Management in West Africa,” held in CSIR-Soil Research Institute, Kumasi, Ghana on March 14, 2016. Abstract Pages No. 14-15

6. Buri M.M. Moses Z, Harris Y and Akintayo I. (2014): Increasing Rice Yields in Liberia through Cost Effective Soil and Water Management Technologies under Farmer-managed Schemes. The 4th International Rice Congress. Bangkok, Thailand. Congress Program. Page No. 92.

7. Asubonteng K.O., Annan-Afful E. Issaka R.N., Buri M.M. and Wakatsuki T. (2013): Effects of “Sawah” and Rain-fed Rice Cultivation Methods and Organic Residues on Soil Chemical Dynamics and Rice Yield. The 3rdAfrica Rice Congress. Program and book of Abstracts. Page 30

8. Buri M.M., Issaka R.N., Wakatsuki T. and Ato E.M. (2013): Strategy for Improving Rice Farming Systems and Productivity of Lowlands in Sub-Saharan Africa. The 3rd Africa Rice Congress. Program and book of Abstracts. Page No. 48

9. Wakatsuki T., Ademuyili S.Y., Buri M.M., and Azogu I.I. (2013): Implementation of Innovative Sawah Eco-technology to Realize an Endogenous Rice Green Revolution in Nigeria, Ghana and Sub-Saharan Africa. In The 3rd Africa Rice Congress. Program and book of Abstracts. Page No. 243

10. Buri M.M. and Issaka R.N. (2013): Present Status of Soil Fertility in Lowlands Rice Fields of Ghana and Recommended Management Practices. In Workshop on Improvement of Soil Fertility with Use of Indigenous Resources in Rice Systems in Ghana book of abstracts Pages 1 – 2

11. Issaka R.N, Buri M.M., Nakamura S., Tobita S., and Essien A. (2013): Sources, Availability and Application of Organic Materials in Lowland Rice Production Systems in the Forest zone of Ghana. Workshop on Improvement of Soil Fertility with Use of Indigenous Resources in Rice Systems in Ghana book of abstracts. Pages 5 – 6

12. Issaka R.N, Buri M.M., Nakamura S., Tobita S. and Essien A. (2013): Poultry Manure-based Composting with Rice-straw and Saw dust for Lowland Rice Production in the Forest zone of Ghana. In Workshop on Improvement of Soil Fertility with Use of Indigenous Resources in Rice Systems in Ghana book of abstracts. Pages 7- 8

13. Nakamura S., Issaka R.N., Dzomeku I.K., Fukuda M., Buri M.M., Avonyo V.K. and Tobita S. (2013): Implication of Direct Application and Residual Effects of Phosphate Rock in a Lowland Rice System in Ghana. In Workshop on Improvement of Soil Fertility with Use of Indigenous Resources in Rice Systems in Ghana book of abstract. Pages 9 – 10

14. Wakatsuki T, Ademiyuli S.Y, Buri M.M and Azogu I.I. (2013): Implementation of Innovative “Sawah” Eco-technology to Realize Endogenous Rice Green Revolution in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa. Paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on Rice for Food, Market and Development (rice-Africa). Abuja, Nigeria. 6 – 8th March 2013.

15. Issaka R.N., Buri M.M., Kombiok J.M., Nagumo F., Omae H., Sakye-Annna E. and Gaisie E. (2012). Effect of Relay Cover Cropping on Succeeding Maize Crop Yield and Soil Nitrogen in Different Agro-ecological zones of Ghana. In Workshop on Collaborative Research Activities of JIRCAS in Ghana on the theme “Technologies to Enhance Rice Production and to Improve Savannah Agriculture in Africa with Various Approaches.” Book of Abstracts. Pages 11-12

16. Buri M.M., Issaka R.N. and Wissuwa M. (2012): Evaluation of Selected Rice Varieties on Low P Soils in the Forest Agro-ecological zone of Ghana. In Workshop on Collaborative Research Activities of JIRCAS in Ghana on the theme “Technologies to Enhance Rice Production and to Improve Savannah Agriculture in Africa with Various Approaches.” Book of Abstracts. Pages 21-22

17. Tobita S., Nakamura S., Fukuda M., Nagumo F., Israel D., Awuni J., Avornyo V., Issaka R.N., Buri M.M and Eric A. (2012): Improvement of Soil Fertility with Use of Indigenous Resources in Rice Systems of Sub-Saharan Africa. In Workshop on Collaborative Research Activities of JIRCAS in Ghana on the theme “Technologies to Enhance Rice Production and to Improve Savannah Agriculture in Africa with Various Approaches.” Book of Abstracts. Pages 26-27

18. Buri. M.M. (2011). Management of Lowland Soils for Rice Production in Ghana. Paper presented at the JIRCAS International Workshop on “Development of Improved Infrastructure and Technologies for Rice Production in Africa,” held at Ghion Hotel, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia on November 4, 2011.

19. Wakatsuki T., Buri M M., Bam R., Ademiluyi S.Y., Azogu I.I., Oladele O.I. and Igwe C.A. (2011): Multi-functionality of “Sawah” Eco-technology: Why “Sawah”-based Rice Farming is Critical for Africa’s Green Revolution: In The 1st International Workshop on “Sawah” Eco-technology and Rice Farming in Sub-Saharan Africa. Golden Tulip Hotel, Kumasi, Ghana. Nov. 22- 24, 2011. Book of Abstracts. Pages 5 – 6

20. Buri M.M., Issaka R.N. and Wakatsuki T. (2011): An Overview of the “Sawah” Project and Its Implications for Future Rice Production in Ghana. In The 1st International Workshop on “Sawah” Eco-technology and Rice Farming in Sub-Saharan Africa. Golden Tulip Hotel, Kumasi, Ghana. Nov. 22- 24, 2011. Book of Abstracts. Pages 7- 8

21. Wakatsuki T., Buri M.M., Bam R. and Ademiyuli S.Y (2011): Farmers Personal Irrigated “Sawah” Systems to Realize the Green Revolution and Africa’s Rice Potential. In The 1st International Workshop on “Sawah” Eco-technology and Rice Farming in Sub-Saharan Africa” held at Golden Tulip Hotel, Kumasi, Ghana. Nov. 22- 24, 2011. Book of Abstracts. Pages 15 – 16

22. Issaka R.N., Buri M.M., and Wakatsuki T. (2011): Potential of “Sawah” System on Rice Production in Ghana. In The 1st International Workshop on “Sawah” Eco-technology and Rice Farming in Sub-Saharan Africa held at Golden Tulip Hotel, Kumasi, Ghana. Nov. 22- 24, 2011. Book of Abstracts. Page 25

23. Obalum S.E., Buri M.M., Nwite J.C, Ademiyuli S.Y, Bam R., Igwe C.A.. Azogu I.I., Oladele O.I. and Wakatsuki T. (2011); Farmers Personal Irrigated “Sawah” Systems: An Approach to Realizing Lowland Rice Potential and Green Revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa. ASA.CSSA.SSA International Annual Meeting 2011. Abstract 269-2.

24. Wakatsuki T, Buri M.M., Bam R., Oladele O.I and Imolehin E.D. (2010): Site-Specific “Sawah” Development and Management by Farmers: Large Scale Action Research in Ghana and Nigeria. In The 2nd Africa Rice Congress 2010. Book of Abstracts. Page 62

25. Issaka R.N., Buri M.M. and Wakatsuki T. (2010): Improving the Adaptive Capacity of Smallholder Rice Farmers to Climate Change Variability: The Importance of “Sawah”
Technology. In The 2nd Africa Rice Congress 2010. Book of Abstracts. Page 96

26. Buri M.M., Issaka R.N. and Wakatsuki T. (2010): Sustaining Rice Production under Changing Climatic Conditions in Southern Ghana: A Case Study in the Ahafo Ano South District. In The 2nd Africa Rice Congress 2010. Book of Abstracts. Page 98

27. Kawano N., Bam R.K., Achampong G.K., Annan-Afful E., Buri M.M., Asubonteng K.O., Issaka R. N., Hirose C. and Fujimoto N. (2010): Cost and Returns Analysis for the Development of Inland Valleys for Rice Production in Ghana. In The 2nd Africa Rice Congress 2010. Book of Abstracts. Page 118

28. Buri M.M. (2010): Adoption of Soil Fertility Technologies: A study of “Sawah” Rice Farmers in Ashanti Region, Ghana. Paper presented at the International Workshop on “Development of Rice Production for Lowlands in Africa: JIRCAS Contribution in Rice Research to the CARD” held at, JIRCAS, Tsukuba, Japan. June 9 – 10, 2010.

29. Buri M.M., Fujii H. and Issaka R. N. (2009): Preliminary Fertility Assessment of Lowland Soils in Selected Watershed within the Savannah and Forest Agro-ecological zones of Ghana. Paper presented at the International Workshop on “Sustainable Development of Small Scale Lowlands Rice Fields in Inland Valleys in West Africa”, organized by International Water Management Institute (IWMI) at M’ Plaza hotel, Accra., Ghana.?

30. Agyenim-Boateng S., Issaka R.N., Buri M.M. and Boadi S. (2009): Management of Mucuna Dry Matter for Improved Crop Yield. In The 5th Conference of the Africa Soil Science Society. Younde, Cameroun. Book of Abstracts. ID 83. Page 82

31. Buri M.M., Issaka R.N., Wakatsuki T. and J. Oppong (2009): Responses of Yield with the Introduction of Improved Eco-technological Techniques in Rice Production. In The 5th Conference of the Africa Soil Science Society, held in Younde, Cameroun, book of Abstract ID 134. Page 46

33. Buri M.M. Issaka R.N. and Wakatsuki T. (2008): Reducing Rural Poverty through Improved and Sustainable Rice Production Technologies: A Case Study of the “Sawah” System in the Ahafo Ano South District in Ghana. In Book of abstracts of the International Conference for Sustainable Agriculture for Food, Energy and Industry, Hokaido, Japan

34. Buri M.M., Issaka R.N. and Wakatsuki T. (2007): The “Sawah” Technology of Rice Production for the Lowlands: An Effective Tool for Poverty Alleviation in Southern Ghana. In The 4th African Soil Science Society International Conference on “Impacts of Climate Change, Global Trade, Urbanization and Biotechnology on Land Use in Africa”. Book of Abstracts. ID. 120.

35. Oppong J., Buri M.M. and Wakatsuki T. (2007): Hydrological Characteristics and Water Quality of Rivers in the Mankran Watershed for “Sawah” Rice Production. In The 4th African Soil Science Society International Conference on “Impacts of Climate Change, Global Trade, Urbanization and Biotechnology on Land Use in Africa”. Book of Abstracts. ID 121.

36. Issaka R.N., Buri M.M., Wakatsuki T and Dwomo O. (2007): Review of Policies and Rice Production in Ghana. In The 4th African Soil Science Society International Conference on “Impacts of Climate Change, Global Trade, Urbanization and Biotechnology on Land Use in Africa”. Book of Abstracts. ID 125.

37. Buri M.M. and Wakatsuki T. (1999): Soils of West Africa Lowlands: Sulfur and Zinc as Limiting Factors to Rice Production in the lowlands. Paper present at the International Conference organized by Japanese Society of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. Vol. 45.

38. Buri M.M. and Wakatsuki T. (1998): Soils of Major Wetlands in West Africa: Ecological Influence on Micronutrient Levels and Distribution. In The International Conference organized by Japanese Society of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, Vol. 44. Book of Abstracts. Page 122.

39. Buri M.M. and Wakatsuki T. (1997): Soils of Flood Plains of West Africa: Total Chemical Composition and their Influence on Nutrient Availability. In The International Conference organized by Japanese Society of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, Vol. 43 Book of Abstracts. Page 136.

40. Buri M.M. and Wakatsuki T. (1996): General Fertility Parameters of West Africa Flood Plain Soils. In The International Conference organized by Japanese Society of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, Vol. 42 Book of Abstracts. Page 131.

41. Buri M M. and Wakatsuki T. (1995): Major Flood Plain Soils along the Niger River: Selected Soil Properties. In The International Conference organized by Japanese Society of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, Vol. 41. Book of Abstracts. Page 133

Books

1. The “Sawah” System of Rice Production. Editors: Buri M.M., Issaka R.N and Wakatsuki T. ISBN 978-9988-1-1877-7.

Chapters in Refereed Books.

1. Nakamura S., Issaka R.N., Dzomeku I.K., Fukuda M., Buri M.M., Avonyo V.C., Owusu-Adjei E., Awuni J.A and Tobita S.: Improvement of Soils Fertility with the Use of Indigenous Resources in Lowland Rice Systems. In Soil Fertility. Editor: R. N. Issaka. 33 – 44; ISBN 978-953-51-0873-3.

2. Buri M.M., Issaka R.N., Senayah J.K, Fujii H. and Wakatsuki T.: Lowland Soils for Rice Production in Ghana. In Crop Production Technologies. Editors: P. Sharma and V. Abrol. 137-150; ISBN 978-953-307-787-1

3. Issaka R.N., Buri M.M., Tobita S., Nakamura S. and Eric O.A. Indigenous Fertilizing Materials to Enhance Soil Productivity in Ghana. In Soil Fertility Improvement and Integrated Nutrient Management. 119-134

4. Issaka R.N, Buri M.M., Tetteh F.M., and Boadi S: Review of Works on Soil Phosphorus in Ghana. In Synthesis of Soil, Water and Nutrient Management Research in the Volta Basin. Editors: Bationo A., Tabo R., Waswa B., Okeyo J., Kihara J., Fosu M. and Kabore S. 189 – 203.

5. Wakatsuki T., Buri M.M. and Fashola O.O: Rice Green Revolution and Restoration of Degraded Inland Valley Watersheds in West Africa through Participatory and Self-support “Sawah” Development. In Participatory Strategy for Soil and Water Conservation. Editors: M. Mihara and E. Yamaji. ERECON Institute of Environmental Rehabilitation and Conservation, 241 -246. ISBN 4-916174-03-8

6. Wakatsuki T., Issaka R.N. and Buri M.M: Ecological Environment of West Africa: Distribution and Characteristics of Lowland Soils in West Africa. In Restoration of Inland Valley Ecosystems in West Africa. Editor: S. Hirose and T. Wakatsuki. 105 – 133. ISBN 4-541-02920-0

Manuals

1. Issaka R.N., Buri M.M., Adjei E.O., Dzomeku, I.K., Avonyo V.K., Awuni J, Anchirinah V.M. Nakamura S., Monrawee F., Tobita S., Nagumo F. (2014): Manual for Soil Fertility Improvement Technologies in Lowland Rice Ecologies of Ghana. Published by JIRCAS, Japan

2. Fujimoto, Osuga, Hirose, Naruoka, Kawano, Morishita, Buri M.M., Issaka R.N., Busia D., Amankwa S., Annan E.A., Kyeremeh M., Fifii S., Asubonteng K.A., Mahama A., Nicol K. (2012): Manual for Improving Rice Production in Africa. Published by JIRCAS, Japan.

3. Osei C.K., Berchie J.N., Gyasi-Boakye S., Ansah I.O.O., Narteh L.T., Dartey K., Sonne E., Oti Boateng C., Frimpong E.K.T. and Buri M.M (2005): Steps to Good Rice Production in the Lowlands. Published by Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), Ghana

4. Ofori P. K., Buri M. M., Adjei E. O., Dugan E.. Gaisie E., Tetteh F. M ; An Extension Manual on Biochar for Sustainable Crop Production. CSIR-SRI/MA/PO/2018/04

5. Buri M. M., Adjei E. O., Dugan E., Ofori P., Gaisie E., Tetteh F. M., Yeboah E., Owusu S., Asamoah G. An Extension Manual on Compost for Sustainable Crop Production. CSIR-SRI/MA/BMM/2018/05

6. Buri M.M., Adjei E.O., Dugan E., Ofori P., Gaisie E. An Extension Manual on “Sawah” Technology for Lowland Rice Production. CSIR-SRI/MA/MMB/2018/06Dugan E., Buri M.M., Gaisie E., Adjei E.O., 7. Ofori P. K., Tetteh F.M., Yeboah E., Owusu S. Asamoah G. An Extension Manual on Soil and Water Conservation for Sustainable Crop Production. CSIR-SRI/MA/ED/2018/07

8. Adjei E. O., Buri M. M., Dugan E., Ofori P., Gaisie E., Tetteh F. M., Yeboah E., Owusu S., Asamoah G. An Extension Manual On Soil Nutrient Management For Sustainable Crop Production. CSIR-SRI/MA/EOA/2018/08

Consultancy and Edited Research Reports

1. Buri M.M. (2013): Sawah System Development Review Report for “Sawah”, Market Access and Rice Technologies for Inland Valleys (SMART- IV) Project. CSIR–SRI/CR/BMM/2013/01.

2. Buri M.M. (2012): Mid-term Review Report on ‘Sawah’, Market Access and Rice Technologies for Inland Valleys (SMART- IV) Project (2012). CSIR – SRI/CR/BMM/2012/01

3. Buri M.M., Issaka R.N. and Bam R.K. (2011): Report on International Training on “Sawah” Eco-technology for Rice Farming in Africa for Agricultural Technical Staff from the Ministries of Agriculture, Togo and Benin. CSIR – SRI/CR/BMM/2011/01

4. Issaka R.N., Buri M.M., Adjei E. O and Ababio F. (2010): Characterization of Indigenous Resources in Ghana: Locally Available Soil Amendments and Fertilizers for Improving and Sustaining Rice Production. CSIR – SRI/CR/RNI/2010/01

5. Buri M.M., Issaka R.N. and Asubonteng K.O. (2010). Rice Field Reclamation for Farmers and MoFA Staff Training at Nsutem, Asoadei and Baniekrom in the Ahafo Ano South District of Ashanti region, Ghana. CSIR – SRI/CR/BMM/2010/02

6. Buri M.M. and Issaka R.N. (2009). Demonstrations of Proper Water Harvesting and Conservation Techniques for Improved Production of Nerica Rice at Ejura-Sekyeredumasi District, Ashanti region. CSIR – SRI Technical Report No. 281

7. Buri M.M., Oppong J., Tetteh F.M., and Aidoo E. (2008). Soil Fertility Survey of Selected Lowlands within the Mankran Watershed in the Ashanti region of Ghana. CSIR – Soil Research Institute Technical Report No. 275

8. Buri M.M, Aidoo E. and Fujii H. (2008). Soil Fertility Survey of Selected Lowlands within the Jolo Kwaha Watershed near Tamale in the Northern region of Ghana. CSIR – Soil Research Institute Technical Report No. 279

9. Asiamah R.D, Buri M.M., Issaka R.N. and Boadi S. (2005): Country Profile on Plant Nutrient Use in Ghana. CSIR-SRI Technical Report No 244.

10. Buri MM, Issaka RN (2018): Present status of soil fertility in lowland rice fields of Ghana and recommended management practices. JIRCAS Working Report, 1-6

11. Fukuda M, Nakamura S, Issaka RN, Buri MM, Dzomeku IK. (2018): Sources, application, and contribution of organic matter to soil fertility restoration for lowland rice production in Ghana. JIRCAS Working Report. 7-12

12. Issaka RN, Buri MM, Nakamura S, Tobita S, and Essien A. (2018): Importance of various organic materials in lowland rice production systems in the forest zone of Ghana. JIRCAS Working Report. 13-18

13. Issaka RN, Buri MM, Nakamura S, Tobita S, and Essien A. (2018): Poultry manure-based composting with rice straw and saw dust for lowland rice production in the forest zone of Ghana. JIRCAS Working Report. 27-30

14. Nakamura S, Issaka RN, Dzomeku IK, Fukuda M, Buri MM, Avornyo VK, and Tobita S. (2018): Implication of the direct application and residual effects of phosphate rock in the lowland rice system of Ghana. JIRCAS Working Report. 31-38

15. Tobita S., Nagumo F., Nakamura S. Fukuda M., Omae H, Kawano N., Hoshikawa A., Issaka R.N. Buri M.M., Adjei E.O., Dzomeku I., Awuni J., Arvonyo V. Toriya K., Hayashi Y., Ito O., Yoshinaga S., Nabeta H., and Hihara K. (2012): Studies on improvement of soil fertility with use of indigenous resources in rice systems of sub-Saharan Africa. JIRCAS Business Report 2011.

16. Buri M.M. and Issaka R.N. (2010): Study on the Utilization of Fertilizers in the Ashanti region of Ghana. CSIR – SRI/RE/BMM/2010/01

17. Tobita S., Fuji H., Nagumo F., Kawano N., Fukuda M., Nakamura S., Bam R., Achampong G.K., Anna-Afful E., Danki A. A., Issaka R.N., Buri M.M., Adjei E.O., Dzomeku I., Awuni J., Ito O., Hayashi Y., Yoshinaga S., and Hanai J. (2010): The Study of Improvement of Soil Fertility with Use of Indigenous Resources in Rice Systems of Sub-Saharan Africa. JIRCAS Business Report 2009

18. Buri M.M., Issaka R.N. and Asubonteng K.O. (2009): Development of Improved Infrastructure and Technologies for Rice Production in Africa”: Baniekrom and Nsutem Experimental Study Sites in the Ahafo Ano South District, Ashanti Region, Ghana. CSIR – SRI Technical Report No. 282

19. Tetteh F.M., Issaka R.N., Ennin S.A., Buri M.M., Dedzoe C.D., Senayah J.K., Ahiabor B. A. and Nutsukpo D.K. (2008). Fertilizer Update and Recommendation Trials. CSIR- Soil Research Institute Technical Report No. 283.

20. Tetteh F.M., Ennin S.A., Buri M.M. and Issaka R.N. (2006). Maize Verification and Demonstration Trials: On-farm demonstrations and fertilizer application on maize. Training course for Extension staff of Ministry of Food and Agriculture. CSIR-Soil Research Institute Technical Report No. 257

12. Tetteh F.M., Buri M.M. and Issaka R.N. (2006). Site Selection for Rice Production. Training course in upland rice production and post-harvest technologies for field staff of Nerica Rice Dissemination Project, of Ministry of Food and Agriculture. CSIR-Soil Research Institute Technical Report No. 258.

13. Oppong J., Buri M.M. and Wakatsuki T. (2006): Hydrological Assessment of rivers within the Mankran watershed in Ashanti region, Ghana. SRI Technical Report No. 261.

14. Buri M.M., Senayah J.K, Gaisie E, Issaka R.N, Asubonteng K.O and Wakatsuki T. (2006): Characterization of Benchmark Sites for Development of Various Potential “Sawah” Systems within the Mankran Watershed in Ashanti, Ghana. SRI Technical Report No. 262.

15. Buri M.M., Issaka R.N. and Wakatsuki T (2006): Soil Fertility and Water Management under the “Sawah” system. SRI Technical Report No. 263.

16. Afful E.A., Achampong G.K., Buri M.M. and Wakatsuki T. (2006): Development of Sustainable Rice-based Cropping Systems Using the “Sawah” Technology. CSIR-Soil Research Institute Technical Report No. 264.

17. Tetteh F.M., Buri M.M. and Issaka R.N (2006). Mineral Nutrition and Fertilizer Management in Rice. Training course for Extension staff of Ministry of Food and Agriculture. CSIR-Soil Research Institute Technical Report No 265.

18. Tetteh F.M., Buri M.M. and Issaka R N (2006). Soil and Water Management in Rice: Training course in Upland Rice Production and Post-Harvest Technologies for Field Staff of Nerica Rice Dissemination Project, of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture. CSIR-Soil Research Institute Technical Report No. 266.

19. Buri M.M. (2004): The Soil Research Institute/Shimane University Joint Study Project. Project Report for January 2003 – January 2004. 22 pp

20. Buri M.M. and Senayah J.K. (2004): Establishment of a Soil Fertility Baseline: Basis for Soil Fertility Improvement under Improved Technologies. SRI Tech. Report No. 240.

21. Buri M.M. (2003): The Soil Research Institute/Shimane University Joint Study Project. Project Report for April 2002 – January 2003.

22. Buri M.M. (2002): The Soil Research Institute/Shimane University Joint Study Project. Project Report for April 2001 – March 2002.

23. Kyei T.K. and Aloriwie A. (2000): Report on the Field Visit to the Proposed Citrus Plantation Site for the Discipleship Training Centre at Suhum. Eastern Region, Ghana. SRI Misc. Report No. 265.

Editorship of Conference/Workshop Proceedings

1. Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on “Sawah” Eco-technology and Rice Farming in Sub-Saharan Africa. Editors: Buri M.M., Wakatsuki T., Issaka R.N. and Abe S. ISBN 978-9988-1-6778-3

2. Proceedings of the Symposium on “Climate Change and Agricultural Productivity: Implications on the Soils of Ghana,” organized by the Soil Science Society of Ghana. Editors: Buri M.M. and Tetteh F.M.

3. Proceedings of the kick-off workshop on “Development of Conservation Agriculture for Sustainable Soil Management in Sub-Saharan Africa”, organized by JIRCAS. Editors: Buri M.M., Issaka R.N, Nagumo F, Omae H.