Biotech Updates

Ghana Sets Up Biotechnology Laboratory

December 23, 2010

A Biotechnology Research Laboratory for the Crops Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research will be constructed in Fumesua near Kumasi, Ghana. To be completed in 10 months, the World Bank-financed laboratory is under the auspices of the West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program and the West Africa Council for Agricultural Research and Development.

The laboratory will strengthen biotechnology research and build capacity of researchers said Dr. Felix Annor-Nyarko, technical specialist at the Crops Research Institute.

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