June 24, 2024
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CSIR-SARI pledges commitment to food security, rice production at Ghana rice seed roadmap workshop

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)-Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (SARI) has reaffirmed its dedication to ensuring food security and maximum rice production by farmers in Ghana. This commitment was made by Director at CSIR, Kusi Francis, during the opening day of a two-day workshop on the Ghana Rice Seed Roadmap.

Organized in partnership with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, the workshop aims to address the challenges facing the rice industry and chart a roadmap for sustainable rice production in Ghana. Francis emphasized the crucial role of CSIR-SARI as a leading research entity in driving innovation and progress in the agricultural sector.

He praised the Ministry of Food and Agriculture for its efforts in supporting the rice industry and expressed optimism about the potential for collaboration to drive growth and development. The workshop brings together stakeholders from the rice value chain to share knowledge, expertise, and best practices in rice production, processing, and marketing.

By fostering a collaborative environment and leveraging research and innovation, CSIR-SARI and its partners aim to enhance rice productivity, improve farmer livelihoods, and ensure food security for Ghanaians.

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