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STEPRI & GATCI Launches Ghana Made Boxers

       Mrs Gifty Twum Ampofo, Deputy Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Mr Robert Ahomka-Lindsay, Ms Gifty Kekeli Klenam, Chief Executive Officer Ghana Export Promotion Authority, assisted Mrs Felicia Manu Quaye,Team Leader, Garment and Textile Cluster Initiative (GATCI) and Dr George O. Essegbey Director of CSIR-STEPRI to launch Made in Ghana Boxer shorts by GATCI On the 9th of August 2017. The event was part of GATCI`s efforts to assist in reviving the garment and texttile industry The boxer shorts were desinged and tailored by Ghanaian tailors and dressmakers. They were made from African fabrics....

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PARI National Policy Roundtable

    As part of its participation in the PARI (Program of Accompanying Research for Agricultural Innovation), CSIR-STEPRI hosted FARA, ZEF, IFPRI and other Sub Regional Organizations (SROs) involved in the project to undertake a two day National Policy Round table  here in Accra.

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CSIR-STEPRI Institutes DRIPs

The Science and Technology Policy Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-STEPRI) has been organizing Research Seminars dubbed "Development Research in Progress seminars (DRIPs)." This aims at providing a platform for Scientists at the Institute and others from other organizations/Institutes to share their ongoing research work a community of experts and in exchange receive inputs to enrich their research and publications. These seminars are organized two monthly...

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CSIR- STEPRI Holds 2nd Open Day

       The CSIR-STEPRI has held its second Open Day this year. This annual event is being used by the institute as advocacy tool and communication strategy to raise awareness of its activities in the development, transfer, and utilization as well as the management of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) for addressing societal needs, within the context of national development. The event was held under the theme, ‘Strengthening Research, Policy and Industry Linkages: An Agenda for Enhanced National Development,’ to reflect the...

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CSIR-STEPRI Hosts S3A

   The Science and Technology Policy Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-STEPRI) is over the next four days (11th -14th July 2017) hosting the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) to organize National Consultations on...

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STEPRI Attends Climate Change Workshop

     CSIR-STEPRI was inivited by the Chinese Government to participate in the “Climate Change and Green Low-Carbon Development Seminar”...

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CSIR-STEPRI Scientists Train for BioRapp

It has been hinted that already in many African countries population growth is outpacing that of food production. This suggests that in the wake of a period where most agricultural land interestingly continue to loss its fertility due to overexploitation, and the few fertile lands remaining compete with other uses of land such as road construction, illegal mining of minerals, building infrastructure among others, adoption of new...

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CSIR-STEPRI Chalks Another Success

CSIR- STEPRI has once again successfully completed  another project. This project was on gender responsive agricultural extension delivery for improved agricultural productivity in northern Ghana. The study was conducted with the overall goal of understanding gender responsive agricultural extension delivery for improved Agricultural Productivity in Northern Ghana. The study established that the traditions of the communities work against women in terms of...

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CSIR -STEPRI Participates in Int Workshop

CSIR-STEPRI participated in the Water Joint Programming Initiative (JPI) International Workshop on RDI co-operation development for tackling global water challenges on the 31st March 2017 at the Royal Tulip City Center, Tangier, Morocco. Other Sub-Saharan African countries apart from Ghana including Burkina Faso, Cote D’Ivoire, and Senegal were also represented. The workshop was organized by the Water JPI to discuss the way forward for the platform they...

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Call for Proposals

Please follow the link below to access the full call on Sustainable Agriculture and Aquaculture  for Nutrition and Food Security in Africa  Launch...

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CSIR-STEPRI Staff Train in Value Chain

     In fulfilment of CSIR-STEPRI’s mandate of developing and managing STI human resource, and...

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Rice Farmers Train in Value Addition

As part of CSIR-STEPRI`s participation  in the PARI project, a 2016 baseline study among actors in the rice value chain revealed that several post production constraints negatively affect the marketing, utilization and consumption of local rice in the Hohoe and Jasikan Districts. To contribute toward addressing these challenges, a training workshop was organized for the rice value chain actors to enhance their skill in processing rice into various appealing and marketable products with the overall...

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