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The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research - Food Research Institute (CSIR-FRI) will host the 258th DMC Meeting on 13th-14th February 2019 at 9.00am each day. There will be a staff durbar on 14th February 2019 at 10 am so staff are expected to be on their seats at 9.30am.


Programme of the durbar
1 Arrival of staff 9.30 am  
2 Introduction of IMC Members    
3 Statement by: Research Staff Association (RSA)  
     CSIR Accountants and Administrators Ghana (CAAG)  
    Senior Staff Association (SSA)  
    Staff Welfare  
    Ladies Club  
    Local Union of TUC  
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The CSIR-FRI has held a two-day final dissemination workshop for the Institute for yam producers and exporters association, mushrooms association, agricultural extension officers, and project scientists to end a three year project called “Gains and Losses in Root and Tuber Crops (GRATITUDE) from 3rd to 4th March 2015.

The workshop was made up of 12 presentations and discussions, an exhibition of posters, products and publications of the projects and participating companies and institutions as well as demonstrations of yam sprout control and improved storage structure.

The presentations included Reduced post-harvest losses in fresh yams, Value Added Products from cassava and yams, Overview of utilization of waste from cassava, Food quality probiotic production from fermented cassava effluents, Hygiene in mushroom production and adding value to wastes.

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