Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

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Name: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Ghanaian scientists make progress with GM rice trials

The first two trials of genetically modified rice in Ghana have been successful, according to researchers at the Crops Research Institute (CRI) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).The first-ever GM crop to be planted in Ghana ... [Published Modern Ghana - 11 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

City plans to renovate childcare centre

TNA ReporterThe city’s social development and early childhood development directorate plans to transform an existing early childhood development centre in Netreg, Bonteheuwel into a state-of-the art Centre of Excellence.The renovation has been identified ... [Published The New Age Online - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Ghana should be cautiously optimistic of biotech in agric production

Ghana is presently undertaking confined field trials on four biotechnology crops approved by the National Biosafety Authority.These include Bt. Cotton, Bt. Cowpea, High Protein Sweet Potato and GM Rice, driven by some institutes under the Council for ... [Published Modern Ghana - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Plant Breeders Bill Will Promote Productivity-Dr Stephen

Dr Stephen Amoah, a Research Scientist of the Crop Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), has described the Plant Breeders Bill currently before Cabinet as a positive development.He said the Bill will help address ... [Published Spy Ghana - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Used Fridge Sellers Warned

Alfred Ahenkorah , Executive Secretary of Energy Commission (EC), has stated that a taskforce will soon be deployed to seize all second-hand fridges on the local market.He therefore cautioned those who were selling the used imported refrigerators to get ... [Published Daily Guide Ghana - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

8/12/2014: In & Around: Workshop

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) conducted a workshop related to zebra fish in Sachdeva Public School, Sector 13, Rohini, to create awareness about this tropical freshwater fish. Adita Joshi, the resource person enlightened t ... [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Integrated farming as economically and environmentally viable venture

Ghanaian agricultural researchers are encouraging integrated farming as an economically and environmentally sound activity in food production and income generation.The integration of fish farming with livestock and crops production, including vegetable ... [Published Modern Ghana - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 2 reports

CSIR encourages high school students to consider career in science

It’s no secret that careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) are being vigorously encouraged by governments around the word, for good reason, as those proficient in these areas are seen as being essential to a country’s developmen ... [Published Tech Smart - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

CSIR develops durable, labour-intensive ultrathin concrete road pavement

The Built Environment unit at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has developed a cost-competitive ultrathin concrete pavement surface that, for the upgrading of unpaved roads to paved roads, is more durable than many other pavement ... [Published Engineering News - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Council for Industrial Reach to launch new project

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is to launch a Technology Development and Transfer (TDTC) a market oriented programme under the Component Two of the Ghana Skills and Technology Development project.The CSIR-TDTC project seeks ... [Published Peace FM - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

MPs remind minister he has inherited problems in police

POLICE Minister Nathi Nhleko’s first budget vote debate was a baptism of fire on Monday as opposition MPs detailed for him all that is wrong in the South African Police Service (SAPS) that he will now have to put right.Mr Nhleko was told he had inherited ... [Published BDlive - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

HC for testing formalin detector

The High Court yesterday asked the authorities concerned to submit reports before it after conducting laboratory test of the formalin detector  “Formaldehyde Meter Z-300.”Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institute, Bangladesh Council for Scientific and ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Jul 21 2014]

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...meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council under the new Government, on July 19, was looked forward to with interest as analysts sought to find out "What new path would the decisions of the DAC point towards?"
One table of men was very impressed with the way I was conducting myself. "It makes me so happy to see when women know their place. You keep this up and you'll be a makoti [new bride] soon" one of them said
"By contrast, apart from a very few juvenile incidents, we have had no crime on Erf 81" he said
...Hans Adu-Dapaah, Director of the CSIR-CRI, adding that the Institute "would continue to put in our maximum effort for the advancement of agriculture and achievement of food security"

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India's defence industry needs private players [Published Mail Online UK - 7 hours ago]
Ghanaian scientists make progress with GM rice ... [Published Modern Ghana - 11 hours ago]
Netreg ECD in line for a major transformation [Published Tyger Burger - 14 hours ago]
NAMPAK : packaging for the better good [Published 4 Traders - 16 hours ago]
City plans to renovate childcare centre [Published The New Age Online - Aug 19 2014]
Ghana should be cautiously optimistic of biotec... [Published Modern Ghana - Aug 18 2014]
Plant Breeders Bill Will Promote Productivity-D... [Published Spy Ghana - Aug 17 2014]
Embrace GMOs For Food Security – Biotechnology ... [Published Peace FM - Aug 15 2014]
Ejusu (Ash), Aug 14, GNA - Ghana is currently u... [Published Ghana News Agency - Aug 14 2014]
Govt not to pick IPAB vice-chief until HC decis... [Published Livemint.com - Aug 14 2014]
Residents against desalination plant [Published The North Coast Courier - Aug 13 2014]
Used Fridge Sellers Warned [Published Daily Guide Ghana - Aug 12 2014]
8/12/2014: In & Around: Workshop [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 12 2014]
Integrated farming as economically and environm... [Published Modern Ghana - Aug 11 2014]
2 Organisations team up to manage African forests [Published Graphic Ghana - Aug 11 2014]
CSIR pushes for commercialisation of its agricu... [Published Spy Ghana - Aug 09 2014]
Govt to set up Lake Bosomtwe management c’ttee [Published Graphic Ghana - Aug 09 2014]
#wearadoek? For Who? for What? [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 07 2014]
CSIR encourages high school students to conside... [Published Tech Smart - Aug 07 2014]
CSIR: Statement by the Council for Scientific a... [Published Polity.org.za - Aug 07 2014]
CSIR develops durable, labour-intensive ultrath... [Published Polity.org.za - Aug 05 2014]
Mix Plastic Waste With Bitumen To Climate-Chang... [Published VibeGhana.com - Aug 05 2014]
CSIR develops durable, labour-intensive ultrath... [Published Engineering News - Aug 05 2014]
Council for Industrial Reach to launch new project [Published Peace FM - Aug 05 2014]
Fumesua (Ash), Aug.4, GNA – Government would no... [Published Ghana News Agency - Aug 04 2014]
Declining fish stock in Lake Bosomtwe due to hu... [Published Graphic Ghana - Aug 02 2014]
Dr Suzan Oelofse named president of the Institu... [Published Publicity Update - Aug 01 2014]
Committee to manage the Bosomtwe Lake soon [Published Ghana News Agency - Jul 31 2014]
Fumesua, (Ash), July 31, GNA – The Ministry of ... [Published Ghana News Agency - Jul 31 2014]
SA’s first robotics tournament at science week [Published Rosebank Killarney Gazette - Jul 31 2014]
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