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Non- Competitive Research Grant (NCRGS) Projects




    Up-scaling of Cassava/Legume Intercropping rotation Technology in Ejura-Sekyedumase and Wenchi Districts of Ghana

(Principal Investigator : Dr. J.O. Fening SRI-Kumasi)

Main Objective: To transfer cassava-legume intercropping/rotation technology to farmers for increased and stable root yields to improve poverty, increase food security and achieve environmental protection.



       Generation of disease free Cassava and Sweet Potato Planting materials

(Principal Investigator: Dr. Albert Quainoo, UDS, Tamale Faculty of Agriculture)


Main Objective: To develop appropriate protocols to generate and apply disease-free cassava and sweet potato planting materials through somatic embryogenesis.



    On-Farm evaluation of Improved Yam (Dioscorea rotun data) Genotypes from the (IITA) Breeding Programme

(Principal Investigator: Dr. S.K. Asante, SARI – Tamale)

Main Objective: To evaluate and select with farmers and consumers yam clones from the IITA breeding programme that will adapt to the food and farming systems in Guinea Savanna Zone of Ghana.



    Integration of Chicken Poultry Manure and In-organic Fertilizer for Sustainable Sweet Potato Production

(Principal Investigator: Dr. Kofi Agyarko, University of Education Wenneba, Mampong Campus, Faculty of Agriculture Education)

Main Objective: To demonstrate the yield response of sweet potato to an integrated application of inorganic (NPK) and organic (cow dung, and chicken manure) fertilizers, with the view of increasing sweetpotato production; and to enhance food security at the household level, and improve incomes and livelihoods of sweetpotato farmers in four districts of Ghana.



    Drying Sweet Potato and Cassava Chips using locally constructed Solar Dryers

(Principal Investigator: Ing. Musa Seidu, University of Education Winneba, Mampong Campus, faculty of Agriculture education)

Main Objective: Design and construct solar dryers to dry cassava and sweetpotato chips.



    Development of Fertilizer Protocoals for Optimum Starch Yield and quality in Cassava

(Principal Investigator: Dr. J.O. Fening, Soil Research Institute – Kumasi)

Main Objective: Develop appropriate fertilizer recommendations (either mineral or organic or both) for optimum cassava root yield as well as high quality cassava starch production.



    Demonstration and Popularization of Mechanical Cassava Harvesting Technology

(Principal Investigator: Dr. E.Y.H. Bobobee, KNUST-Agricultural Engineering Department )

Main Objective: Demonstrate and popularize mechanical cassava harvesting technology to increase efficiency of cassava production in Ghana.



    Yam fertilizer response on some Benchmark Soils in the Interior Savanna Zone of Ghana: Calibrating the QUEFTS Model of Yam Fertilization in Ghana

(Principal Investigator: Dr. F.M. Tetteh, Soil Research Institute – Kumasi)

Main Objective: To adapt the QUEFTS model for yam Fertilization in Ghana



    Comparative Studies on Growth and Yield of Volvariella Volvacca Pleurotus Tuber- Regium and Auricularia Auricula-Judae Using Root and Tuber Wastes for improved Livelihood of rural Communities in Tano North District of the Brong-Ahafo Region,

(Principal Investigator : Dr. Mrs. Mary Apetogbor, forestry Research Institute of Ghana, Kumasi)

Main Objective: Develop strategies to maximise production of Volvariella Volvacca Pleurotus (Tuber- Regium) and Auricularia Auricula-Judae mushrooms using root and tuber waste as substrate.



    Developing value added Convenience Products from Yam, Sweet Potato and Cocoyam to meet the Emerging Urban demand in Ghana and West Africa

(Principal Investigator: Dr. P.N.T. Johnson, Food Research Institute-Accra)

Main Objective: To develop convenience and value-added products from cocoyam, sweetpotato and yams for the urban markets in Ghana and West Africa.



    Effects of Climate Change on Survival and Growth of Agricultural Tree Crops in Ghana

(Principal Investigator: Mrs. Lucy Amissah, Forestry Research Institute of Ghana – Kumasi)

Main Objective: Determine the potential effect of climate change (specifically moisture stress) on the survival and growth of four tree crops.



    Solar Drying Technology of Cassava and Yam and their By-products for Food Security in Ghana

(Principal Investigator: Mr. Patrick Kumah, K.N.U.S.T – Horticultural Department)

Main Objective: To design and construct solar dryers for drying cassava and yam chips for food and their by products for feed.



    Developing appropriate fertilizer Management Options for Sweet Potato Production in the Coastal Agro-ecozone Central Region of Ghana.

(Principal Investigator: Mr. F.O. Ababio, Soil Research Institute-Accra)

Main Objective: Develop appropriate fertilizer recommendations (either mineral or Organic, or both) for Optimum sweet-potato production.



    “Analysis of Farmers” Preferences for Cassava Variety Traits: Implications for Breeding and Technology Adoption in Ghana

(Principal Investigator: Mrs. Patricia Acheampong, CRI – Kumasi)

Main objective: To analyse farmers’ preferences for cassava variety traits in the transition, the forest and Guinea Savannah agro ecological zones.



    Promoting Efficient Uptake of Cassava Processing Technologies for Enhanced Market Access and Increased Productivity for Cassava Farmers and Processors

(Principal Investigator: Mrs. Elsie Aklinogo, Global Framers Wives Association, Accra)

Main Objective: Create regular, reliable and profitable outlet for produce of cassava farmers.



    Developing a Geo-Database as a tool for Mapping and Analysing Geo-Data for CSIR – Soil Research Institute

(Principal Investigator: Mr. James K. Seneyah, Soil Research Institute – Kumasi)

Main Objective: To develop an efficient Geographic Information System that can serve as a decision making tool in Database Management System and in assessing the suitability of soils so as to increase the option available to Soil Research Institute.



    Soil Map Digitization and Report Production for Soil Survey Regions and Districts in Ghana

(Principal Investigator: Mr. James K. Seneyah, Soil Research Institute – Kumasi)

Main Objective: To produce and store Soil Information Electronically.

Useful Information

The WAAPP Coordination Unit in Ghana is the Projects Division of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) whilst the implementing agency is the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). The structures put in place to govern and manage the WAAPP in Ghana are the National Steering Committee as well as the NCOS Management Committee and the Competitive Agricultural Research Grant Scheme (CARGS) Board as the Implementing agency.