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The CSIR – Soil Research Institute has the mandate to undertake scientific research to generate technologies (information), commercialize these technologies and build capacity in sustainable management of Ghana’s soil resources for increased agriculture, environmental quality and improved livelihood.

MESSAGE FROM THE ACTING DIRECTOR [DR EDWARD YEBOAH]

I am honored to welcome you to the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) – Soil Research Institute (SRI), the leading public soil research institution in Ghana. Started in 1945 as a Research Unit of the then West African Cocoa Research Institute (WACRI), now Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana (CRIG). In 1951, it became the Department of Soil and Land-use Survey of Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) and moved to Aburi in 1953.  Read More...

Our Stories

September 22, 2021

CSIR-SOIL RESEARCH INSTITUTE (SRI) SUPPORTS GOVERNMENTS PLANTING FOR FOOD AND JOBS WITH SOIL FERTILITY IMPROVEMENT TECHNOLOGIES

The CSIR-Soil Research Institute (CSIR-SRI), Kwadaso, has rolled out new technologies for effective management of […]
August 24, 2021

CSIR-SOIL RESEARCH INSTITUTE (SRI) SUPPORTS GOVERNMENTS PLANTING FOR FOOD AND JOBS WITH SOIL FERTILITY IMPROVEMENT TECHNOLOGIES TO INCREASE MAIZE YIELDS

The CSIR-Soil Research Institute (SRI) is supporting government flagship programme of planting for food and […]
August 6, 2021

PUT ATTRACTIVE INCENTIVES FOR THE YOUTH TO VENTURE INTO FARMING-DR. ADJEI

CSIR-Soil Research Institute (SRI) in collaboration with AFRICA RICE- CIPA, has given hope to rice […]
July 31, 2021

29 GRADUATES FROM CSIR COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (CCST) IN KUMASI

CSIR-SRI; Dr. KWAKU Afriyie, the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology, and Innovation (MESTI), has commended […]
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