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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

April 19, 2022

CSIR-SRI CONDUCTS 2022 IN-HOUSE REVIEW

CSIR-Soil Research Institute (SRI) in Kwadaso, Kumasi has conducted a 2-day In-house Review on the […]
February 24, 2022

WASCAL-KNUST PHD STUDENTS VISIT SOIL RESEARCH INSTITUTE

A group of first-year PhD students from the West African Science Service Center on Climate […]
February 18, 2022

CSIR DIRECTOR-GENERAL BIDS FAREWELL TO SOIL RESEARCH INSTITUTE STAFF

The Director-General of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Prof. Victor Kwame Agyeman […]
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 […]
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