CSIR-Soil Research Institute (SRI) in Kwadaso, Kumasi has conducted a 2-day In-house Review on the 12th -13th April 2022, with 17 research presentations.
From among the 17 papers under the Scientific Presentations,4 were under Land Evaluation and Tillage, 3 under Rice Research,7 under Crop Nutrient Research and 3 from the Environmental Health Research, with 5 presentations from the non -scientific division; namely the Commercial division, the Administration, Monitoring and Evaluation section, Laboratory and Analytical division and the IT department of the Soil Research Institute.
The In-House Review is one of the primary obligations of each institute within the CSIR. Its purpose is to highlight all research findings within the year and also determine the way forward for upcoming projects. During this period, scientists present technical reports, scientific publications, reports from workshops and seminars and also journal publications for technocrats to contribute to and comment on. The In-house Review also serves as a venue for recognizing the efforts of the Institute’s scientists and researchers in propelling the research at CSRI-SRI.
Dr Edward Yeboah, acting director of the SRI Institute, in his welcome message, emphasized how research fosters professional excellence in the delivery of outstanding education and training. Dr Yeboah again gave an inspirational message to the research scientists and the participants on the importance of educators in the conduct of research.
Professor Vincent Logah, Associate of Soil Science- KNUST, Professor G.N.N. Dowuona, Department of Soil Science, School of Agriculture, University of Ghana and Dr Andre Batiano (chair of the event) make up the panel of external evaluators of the In-House Review,2022.
Some staff members in the Institute who were non-presenters also joined the event for them to be updated on the current trends in research.