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The development of cotton stems, a gold mine to be exploited

July 23, 2020

Cotton stems are considered crop residues. In Africa, they are mostly incinerated after harvest. However, these residues, transformed into particle boards, become a veritable mine of wealth. In 2014, the West African Economic Monetary Union (WAEMU) injected 1.5 billion in 3 development projects in cotton (VATICOPP), corn (AMAFINE) and livestock (PROGEVAL) sectors.

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UEMOA Research Program boosts agriculture, livestock

July 23, 2020

The West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) Research Program on Priority Agricultural Sectors (PreFAP) has improved the productivity and competitiveness of five strategic agricultural sectors for food security in the eight member countries of this regional Customs Union, says a report of the institution published Wednesday.By Abdourahmane Diallo.

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One on one interview with Deputy Director-General of CSIR, prof. Paul P. Bosu

July 07, 2020


The Deputy Director-General of CSIR, Prof. Paul Pinnock Bosu speaks to CRI TV’s Sylvia Artcher about the PAIRED project..

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CSIR-SARI sensitises staff on PAIRED project

April 24, 2020

Staff of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research – Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (CSIR-SARI) have been educated on the activities and implementation plan of the Partnership for Agricultural Research, Education and Development (PAIRED) project.

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Why African farmers are waking up to the huge potential of guinea fowl

November 25, 2019

In Africa the potential of guinea fowl largely remains untapped across the continent’s sprawling markets.

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Celebrating 30 Years of Agricultural Innovation

January, 2018

The West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF) was created in 1987 to “improve the efficiency and effectiveness of small-scale producers and to promote the agribusiness sector.”

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