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Water Research Institute (WRI)

The Water Research Institute (WRI) is one of the 13 research institutes of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

It is a public institution and was established in 1996 from the merger of the former Institute of Aquatic Biology (IAB) and the Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI) of the CSIR which were established in the 1960s.

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Prof. Mike Yaw Osei-Atweneboana 

Director, CSIR-Water Research Institute

 

Prof. Mike Yaw Osei-Atweneboana is the Director of CSIR-Water Research Institute, he is a Principal Research Scientist with the Bio-Medical and Public Health Research Unit of the Institute. He is an Associate Professor of the CSIR-College of Science and Technology, Accra. 

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Multi-Scale Flood Monitoring and Assessment Services for West Africa (MiFMASS) EO - FLOOD WATCH. GMES - CSSTE Consortium Newsletter.

 

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VTK INNOSYSTEM WATER, NATURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION LTD, AND HUNGARIAN EMBASSY  make a presentation at CSIR-WATER RESEARCH INSTITUTE

 

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Strategies for restoring the Aquaculture industry in Ghana: Contribution of CSIR- Water Research Institute

 CSIR-Water Research Institute proposed strategies for dealing with Aquaculture Crises in Ghana

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The CSIR-Water Research Institute in collaboration with CSIR-Food Research Institute

are implementing the strategic workplans and actions in FSL-Ac, specifically in Adentan Municipal Assembly, Ga South Municipal Assembly, Tema Metropolitan Assembly and neighbouring Asuogyaman District Assembly in Eastern Region.

For further details, please contact the Project Coordinators on

+233 (0) 244 610 181, +233 (0) 50 845 3747

or email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Religious practices and Neglected Tropical Diseases: What is the connection?

On a warm and humid Sunday afternoon during a COUNTDOWN field trip on schistosomiasis(link is external) related to our implementation research on expanding the mass drug administration treatment against schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis,  I observed 20 individuals performing the Christian practice of baptism by full-water-immersion in Manheam - a community along the Weija dam where schistosomiasis remains highly endemic.

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CARCINOGENICITY AND SOURCE IDENTIFICATION OF POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS (PAHS) IN ‘WELE’- A COMMERCIALLY IMPORTANT COWHIDE FROM SELECTED MARKETS IN THE GREATER ACCRA REGION, GHANA.

 A significant part of meat products in Ghanaian diets which is patronized by most Ghanaians is ‘Wele’- a commercially available singed cowhide. In several parts of Africa, cowhide is processed and consumed as a delicacy by majority of the populations with different social status.

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 FutureDAMS

Design and Assessment of resilient and sustainable interventions in water-energy-food-environment Mega-Systems

Project Launch and Stakeholder Interactions

The Water Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-WRI) –Ghana is partnering the University of Manchester–UK and other Universities/Research Institutions in Europe, Africa and Asia to implement the FutureDAMS programme. Funded by the UK Research Councils, FutureDAMS involves a collaboration across academic disciplines....

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Scientist Queries E-Waste Burning

Dr. Kwadwo Ansong ASANTE, a Principal Research Scientist at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has condemned the indiscriminate burning of electronic waste since it emits various contaminants into the environment.

According to him, burning of electronic appliances emits and brominated flame retardants (BFRs) in addition to polychlorinated biphenyl (PCBs) which are found in transformers,

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PROFILE OF DR. OSMUND DUODU ANSA-ASAR

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COVID 19 Update

 

COVID-19 IN GHANA

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Ground Water Activity
The Groundwater Division generates, process
and disseminate information on the availability
of groundwater, quantity of water to be
abstracted for various uses as well as the
reliability and sustainability of its recharge.

           Scene from Drilling Activities

Activities include;
•Groundwater Geophysical Studies to 
 delineate potential drilling points 
•Geophysical exploration 
•Geophysical survey 
•Geophysical Investigation 
•Assessment of the Groundwater Potential
 for Borehole Drilling 
•Wet and Dry Season Groundwater Monitoring
 Services
•Assessment of the Groundwater Resources
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