Welcome to the Rice e-Hub in Ghana 


This site provides quick access to information related to rice sector development in Ghana. 

1. The Ministry of Food and Agriculture 

2. The Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation.

3. National Rice Development Strategy - click here to gain access to the national strategy, the rice profile, the rice map and other news related to the progresss of implementation

4. The entry point for the rice hub activities is the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). The Director General is Dr. Abdulai Salifu. The rice hub contact point is Pr. Paa Nii Johnson of CSIR - Crop Research Institute (CSIR) in Kumasi, Ghana. 

5. There are 6 Rice Research Taskforces active in Ghana as listed below with as focal points: 

  • Agronomy: Raphael Kwame Bam (CSIR-CRI) & Wilson Dogbe of (CSIR-SARI)

  • Breeding: P.K.A. Dartey (CSIR-CRI)

  • Gender: Grace Bolfrey-Arku (CSIR-CRI)

  • Mechanization: Samuel Adu Somuah (MOFA-AESD

  • Processing and Value Addition: Paa Nii Johnson (CSIR)

  • Policy and Economy: Edward Martey (CSIR-SARI) 





This is the virtual platform for the rice hubs of AfricaRice. It uses and contributes to the eRAILS system of FARA . Disclaimer