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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

December 25, 2021

CSIR-SRI END OF YEAR STAFF DURBAR

The Acting Director together with staff at CSIR-Soil Research Institute (SRI) at Kwadaso, Kumasi has […]
December 25, 2021

CSIR-SRI INTRODUCES SOIL FERTILITY TECHNOLOGIES TO BOOST MAIZE PRODUCTION

CSIR- Soil Research Institute (SRI) at Kwadaso, Kumasi has introduced to farmers at Gyampokrom near […]
December 20, 2021

CSIR-SOIL SCIENCE SOCIETY OF GHANA (SSSG) CELEBRATES WORLD SOIL DAY IN KUMASI

The World Soil Day (WSD) celebration was held on 16th December 2021 under the theme […]
December 1, 2021

CSIR-SRI TO COLLABORATES WITH RESEARCH SCIENTISTS FROM THE HUNGARIAN UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND LIFE SCIENCES

A two-member team from the Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences (MATE), is undertaking a […]
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