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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 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...

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August 15, 2022

DR. EDWARD YEBOAH APPOINTED THE NEW CSIR-SRI DIRECTOR

In a colourful ceremony, Dr Edward Yeboah has officially been inducted into office as the […]
August 15, 2022

“OUR STEM EDUCATION SINCE INDEPENDENCE HAS NOT HELPED US TO INDUSTRIALIZE”-PROF.JOPHUS ANAMUAH-MENSAH AT THE 3RD GRADUATION CEREMONY OF CCST

Professor Jophus Anamuah-Mensah, the Board Chair of CSIR-College of Science and Technology (CCST) has called […]
August 14, 2022

AFRICAN PLANT NUTRITION INSTITUTE HOLDS STAKEHOLDERS WORKSHOP ON SUSTAINABILITY AGRICULTURE MATRIX FOR COCOA SYSTEMS IN GHANA

The African Plant Nutrition Institute (APNI) in collaboration with the CSIR-Sol Research Institute (SRI) has […]
July 12, 2022

CSIR-SOIL RESEARCH INSTITUTE COMMENCES RESEARCH TRIALS INTO POLY-4 CROP – SPECIFIC FERTILIZER BLENDS

The CSIR-Soil Research Institute (CSIR – SRI), – Kumasi in collaboration with York Potash Limited, […]
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