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The Institute for Scientific and Technological Information (INSTI) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is the hub of integrated scientific and technical information (STI) in Ghana that provides the major public research and academic institutions as well as the industrial sector with resources and services designed to improve dissemination of, and access to indigenous and international STI. The Institute serves as the main STI resources clearinghouse for CSIR.
Forestry Research Institute of Ghana is one of the 13 institutes of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). It is located at Fumesua near Kumasi in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. It started as a research unit within the Forestry Department in 1962. It was fully established as a research institute and named FOREST PRODUCTS RESEARCH INSTITUTE (FPRI) under the then Ghana Academy of Sciences in 1964 and in 1968 placed under the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).
The CSIR is the foremost science and technology organization in the country. The mandate of the CSIR in broad terms is to pursue the implementation of government policies on scientific research and development. CSIR research programmes cover a wide range of activities in the following areas: Industry, Agriculture, Agro-processing, Fisheries, Forestry, Water Resources, Human Settlement Infrastructure, Environment, Health, Natural and Social Sciences. In pursuit of its mandate, the CSIR engages in activities that lead to the achievement of the following objectives:
The overall functions of the Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate are to:
On this platform you may access and exchange forest-related scientific information in Africa and more particularly of FORNESSA partner organizations. This new website facilitates a more dynamic exchange of information and increases visibility of the participating FORNESSA institutions. Before...read more
PROTA stands for Plant Resources of Tropical Africa . It is an international documentation programme on the useful plants of Tropical Africa. It synthesizes dispersed information, makes it readily available in various forms and stimulates its use for extension, education, research, development...read more