Commercialisation Division

The prime focus of the Commercialization Division (CD) is to drive business activities of CSIR-FORIG. The CD coordinates all commercial activities of the Institute and liaises with various divisions to enhance the income generating capacity of CSIR-FORIG. The Division, among others is responsible for strategically marketing commercial products and services; and developing long-term collaborative programmes with stakeholders.

The Commercialization Division is headed by Mrs. Naomi Owusu Appiah and has a staff strength comprising 3 senior members, 3 senior staff and 6 junior staff.

The Commercial entities of the Division include:

  • Prekese syrup
  • Honey
  • Seeds and seedlings
  • Furniture and other wood products
  • Guest houses

Senior Members

Name Position Expertise
Appiah Owusu Naomi (Mrs.) Sen. Marketing Officer Marketing
Alexander Ansong Obeng Marketing Officer  
Osei Tutu Boateng Administrative Officer  


Name Position
Anastasia Duah-Gyamfi Chief Administrative Assistant
Kwaku Asumadu Chief Market Assistant
Constant Ezuame Principal Technical Officer


Name Rank
Zac Achab Senior Caretaker
Baba Mahama Security Assistant Gd. 1
Kofi Kanjarga Asst. Overseer Gd.1
Peter Lumor Asst. Overseer Gd.1
Gifty Adwoa Agyeiwaah (G&G) Supervisor Gd. 1
Gifty Tenga (G&G) Supervisor Gd. 1

New Handbook On Wood Density - Copies Available At CSIR-FORIG

Conference And Training Facilities - Contact Commercialization Division For Details
Water Front Conference Facility UP Coming Beekeeping Training UP Coming Snail Farming Training

Who We Are

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
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