Technical Visit to CSIR-BRRI by Nigerian Building and Road Research Institute (NBRRI)

    1.0 Arrival in Ghana; Sunday, 7th August, 2011

    The four-man NBRRI delegation arrived in Accra on Sunday, 7th August, 2011 evening. They were picked up from the Accra International Airport and escorted to Noda Hotel, Kumasi, where they lodged for the period of the visit by Dr. N. K. Nsiah Achampong (Head, CID) and Mr. Amponsah, who drove the CSIR-BRRI Welfare Nissan Civilian Bus. The delegation, which was led by Prof. Danladi S. Matawal (D-G/CEO, NBRRI-Abuja), also included Engr. Y. S. Mohammed (Director, Technology Acquisition and Adaptation, Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, Abuja), Engr. George N. Omange (Director, Planning and IT, NBRRI-Abuja) and Engr. R. B. Lawal (Chief Research Officer, NBRRI-Ota) arrived in Kumasi around mid-night.

    Executive Director, Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS) Visits Ghana

    Arrival
    The Executive Director of COMSATS, Dr. Imtinan Elahi Qureshi (T.I.), arrived at the Accra International Airport from Nigeria at 4:30PM on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 and was met by  Ing. Eugene Atiemo, Director and Mr. Kofi Yankson, Scientific Secretary, CSIR-BRRI. Dr. Qureshi’s luggage did not arrive with him but Ing. Atiemo followed it up and got it for him the following morning. He put up at the AirSide Hotel, Accra.

    Best BRRI Research Scientist, 2011

    Profile of Surv. Ernest Osei-Tutu, Best BRRI Research Scientist, 2011

    Surveyor Ernest Osei-Tutu is the Head of the Construction Division and Project Management Section of the CSIR-Building and Road Research Institute. He was born on the 24th of March 1960 in Kumasi to the late Ernest Osei-Tutu of Maase, Kwabere District and Madam Agnes Boakye of Atwima Bedu all of Ashanti Region respectively. Surveyor Ernest Osei-Tutu attended Opoku Ware Secondary School (OWASS with a school number O16) in Kumasi for his GCE “O” Level from 1974 to 1979. He later on completed his GCE “A” Level in 1981 at the same school. In September 1981, he entered the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) to read Bachelor of Science degree in Building Technology and successfully completed in 1986.

    COMMUNIQUÉ ISSUED AT THE SENSITISATION AND SOCIAL ADVOCACY SEMINARS ON THE USE OF LOCAL BUILDING MATERIALS IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY IN GHANA, HELD IN ACCRA (7-8/03/12), KUMASI (14-15/03/12) AND TAMALE (28-29/03/12)

    The Ministries of Environment, Science and Technology (MEST); and Water Resources, Works and Housing (MWRWH) in conjunction with the CSIR - Building and Road Research Institute (BRRI) organized three (3) two-day Sensitisation and Social Advocacy Seminars in Accra, Kumasi and Tamale in March, 2012.

    The Minister for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Government of Ghana, briefed about COMSATS’ programmes and recent activities

    The Executive Director COMSATS called on Hon. Ing. Dr. Joe Oteng-Adjei, FGhIE, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), Government of Ghana, in his office in Accra to discuss the on-going and future programmes of COMSATS with special reference to Ghana’s participation. The meeting held on May 3, 2013 was attended by Ing. Dr. Eugene Atiemo, Director of CSIR-Building and Road Research Institute (BRRI), Ghana, representing the Director-General CSIR; the outgoing Director of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Benony Komla Kortatsi and Mr. Isaac Kofi Yankson, Scientific Officer of CSIR-BRRI.

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