CSIR-Administrators Association of Ghana, (CAAG), has held its delegates conference at Kwadaso, Kumasi, on the theme: “Sustainability of Commercialization, Research and Development in CSIR in COVID-19 Era and Beyond-The Role of CAAG.” The aim of the conference was to forge better collaborations among CSIR administrators.
Dr Edward Yeboah, the acting director at CSIR-Soil Research Institute (SRI), Kumasi, in his welcome address, gave a word of advice and urged CAAG members to appreciate one another. He further acknowledges management’s readiness to support in building CAAG and to position itself to affect positively CSIR development.
Mr Mohammed Baaba Brimah, the outing National President of CAAG, also touched on building good relationships, teamwork and solidarity among CSIR staff.
“CSIR transformation and modernization agenda were achieved and pledge that the CAAG would lead the course to progress”, he said.
Prof. Victor Kwaku Agyeman, the Director-General at CSIR, urged the administrators to adopt alternative approaches to work to enable CSIR to chart a fresh path in the commercialization agenda.
“CSIR will make commercialization strides with unethical work behaviour, absenteeism and laziness”.
The elections took place after the speeches and the newly elected executives of CAAG are Mr Vincent Nsiah- Agyei, President; Madam Victoria Asunka, Vice-President; Benjamin Adotei Addotey, Secretary; Thomas Najah, Vice-Secretary; and Sarah Ofori, Treasurer.