The CSIR-Building and Road Research Institute is one of the thirteen research institutes under CSIR-Ghana. The mandate of the institute is to provide Research and Development to the building and road sector of the Ghanaian economy. The Institute is currently equipped with state-of-the-art laboratories in the areas of Structural Materials Testing, Geotechnical Investigations, Transportation Engineering Analysis, Surveying and Mapping, as well as Geo-informatics. The Institute is open to collaborative research and provision of consultancy services to both public and private entities, as well as international agencies.

Technical Divisions


The CSIR-Building and Road Research Institute (CSIR-BRRI) hosted the Parliamentary Select Committee on Environment, Science and Technology on Wednesday, 22nd September, 2021. As a committee with the oversight responsibility of agencies under the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), there was the need to undertake this all-important visit in order to apprise members with the activities of CSIR Institutes so as to enable them both justify and defend the annual budget appropriations Council for Scientific and Industrial Research presents in Parliament.

In his introductory remark, the Deputy Director General of CSIR, Prof. Paul Pinnock Bosu, stated that the visit was to engage Management of the CSIR-BRRI to inspect the activities of the Institute, ascertain challenges facing the Institute, as well as opportunities available to the Institute whenever the need arose.