Welcome to CSIR-FORIG!

As the new director, I am excited to lead this esteemed institution towards a future of innovation, sustainability, and impact. Our mission remains steadfast: to harness the power of science and research to improve the lives of Ghanaians and the world at large.

We are committed to:

- Advancing forestry research and innovation
- Fostering partnerships and collaborations
- Developing sustainable solutions for a better future
- Empowering the next generation of scientists and leaders

Together, let us explore, discover, and innovate for a brighter tomorrow. I invite you to join us on this journey and explore the exciting work at CSIR-FORIG."

About us

Forestry Research Institute of Ghana is one of the 13 institutes of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). It is located at Fumesua near Kumasi in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. It started as a research unit within the Forestry Department in 1962. It was fully established as a research institute and named FOREST PRODUCTS RESEARCH INSTITUTE (FPRI) under the then Ghana Academy of Sciences in 1964 and in 1968 placed under the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

Contact us

The Director
Forestry Research Institute of Ghana, P. O. Box UP 63 KNUST
Kumasi, Ghana

Tel :+233-(0)3220-60123/60373
Fax :+233-(0)3220-60121
Email : [email protected]