THE GENE TECHNOLOGY AND AGRICULTURE DEVELOPMENT IN GHANA: PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES

ABSTRACT   TOPIC: THE GENE TECHNOLOGY AND AGRICULTURE DEVELOPMENT IN GHANA: PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES. SPEAKER: PROF. K. E. DANSO (DIRECTOR – BNARI).   The adoption of the Gene technology in crop improvement programme has resulted in tremendous crop yield and huge economic returns in many countries. The technology thus ensures food security, increases nutritional quality…

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Non-Destructive Testing Appreciation Course

The National Nuclear Research Institute (NNRI), Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC), is offering Appreciation Training Course in Non-destructive Testing (NDT). Non-destructive testing is the process of inspecting, testing, or evaluating materials, components or assemblies for discontinuities or flaws without destroying the serviceability of the part or system. Course Objectives On completion of the course, participants…

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NATIONAL TRAINING COURSE-RADIOGRAPHERS 2017

The Radiation Protection Institute , GAEC is pleased to announce the National Training Course on Radiation Safety for Radiographers and X-Ray Technicians.This training Course is designed to provide Radiographers and x-ray technicians and other paramedics whose work involve or results in exposure to radiation with adequate information and practical experience on the safe use of radiation and radiation emitting devices.

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Mathematics; a Dream Killer of Aspiring Female Scientists – Ghana’s First Female Nuclear Engineer Opens up

Ghana’s first female Nuclear Engineer Ekua Mensima has blamed Mathematics as being a threat to the dreams of aspiring young female scientists in Ghana. The 32 year old award winning scientist told GAEC Press in an interview  that, though Mathematics is “an easy to understand” subject  it not been fairly handled in schools with respect…

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Kenyan Delegates Arrive in Ghana to Study Nuclear Technology

A 12 member delegation from Kenya has arrived in Accra to understudy the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) in its application of Nuclear Technology. The delegates who will be hosted for a week are representing various institutions including Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organisation (KALRO), Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board (KNEB), Kenyatta University (KU), Kenya bureau…

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