Science and Technology for Enhancing the Contribution of Tropical Root Crops to Development of ACP Countries
Tuesday, 13 September 2011 08:36
Science and Technology for Enhancing the Contribution of Tropical Root Crops to Development of ACP CountriesAn EU-ACP project titled “Science and Technology for Enhancing the Contribution of Tropical Root Crops to Development of ACP Countries” (EU Grant: FED/2009/217073) is being implemented in the Africa, Caribbean and Pacific Countries.The overall objective is to strengthen the science and technology capacity of ACP countries to use tropical root and tuber crops to contribute to a wide range of development issues including:–     poverty reduction–    ... Read more...
 
NISIR’s Laboratories Accreditation Workshop Held At Nisir Headquarters Boardroom 6 - 7th September 2011
Tuesday, 13 September 2011 08:32
A workshop to look at issues related to accreditation of NISIR laboratories took place at NISIR Headquarters on 6th and 7th September 2011.   The workshop, organised by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Vocational Training had participants from Central Veterinary Research Institute (CVRI) in Balmoral as well as officials from the Ministry of Science, Technology and Vocational Training.  Others invited but did not turn up included Zambia Bur ... Read more...
 

Infrastructure and Facilities Available

Radiation Processing: The Institute undertakes radiation processing activities using a Multipurpose Gamma Irradiation Facility (MPGIF). The Cobalt-60 radioisotope is the core of the MPGIF.The facility is used to carry... Read more...

R&D Undertaken At NISIR

The National Institute for Scientific and Industrial Research strives to undertake research and development that can contribute to national socio-economic development.In line with this, its activities were in the... Read more...

Welcome Message from the Executive Director

Welcome Message from the Executive Director

The National Institute for Scientific and Industrial Research (NISIR) was first established as the National Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (NCSR) in 1967. In the... Read more...

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