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...