Humboldt Research Linkage Programme Launching

Launching of Research Group Linkage Programme in UENR

The School of Agriculture, UENR in partnership with the Humboldt Univarsitӓt zu Berlin, will launch the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Research Group Linkage Programme at Dormaa Ahenkro on September 13, 2017 at 10 am.

The research programme under the sponsorship of Alexander von Humboldt Foundation seeks to establish a rearing facility for beneficial insects for stored product pest management to improve food security in Ghana.  The launch of the programme which will be in two parts will take place at the Auditorium in Sunyani, whilst the second part will be a visit to the Dormaa campus. Below is the programme for the launch.

Time Activity Responsibility
10:00 – 10:10 Guests and Dignitaries seated
10:10 – 10:15 Opening prayer Rev. Ishmael Arthur
10.15-10.20 Brief welcome address Vice-Chancellor (UENR), Prof. H. Dapaah
10:20-10.40 Programme objectives/ introduction of UENR Ghana AvH Research Team Prof. D. Obeng-Ofori, AvH Research Principal Investigator for Ghana
10:40 – 10:50 Remarks/ introduction of HU AvH German Research Team Prof. Dr. Dr. C. Ulrichs AvH Research Principal Investigator for Germany
10.50- 11:00 Cultural display Odumase Cultural Group
11:00– 11:10 Introduction of farmers Rev. Dr. Phylis Opare
11:10 – 11:20 Site for AvH Biocontrol Laboratory Facility / Dean SOAT (Dr. Charles Adarkwah) & AvH Senior Researcher for Ghana
11:20 – 11:25 Closing remarks Vice-Chancellor (UENR), Prof. H. Dapaah
11:25–11:30 Closing Prayer Rev. Dr. Phylis Opare
11:30 – 11:40 Photography All participants/UENR/HUB
11:40–12:00 Refreshment UENR Cafeteria
12:00 Departure to SOAT, Dormaa
14:00 Onsite inspection/Sword cutting  
14:00 – 14:05 Welcome /Opening remarks Ag. Dean of SOAT (Dr. C. Adarkwah
14:05 – 14:15 Site allocation Director of Work, UENR
14:15 – 14:20 Prayers over the location Rev. Ishmael Arthur
14:20 – 14:30 Sword cutting VC, HU AvH Research Principal Investigator (Prof. Ulrichs) with other AvH team members, Pro VC and Director of Works
14:30 – 14:35 Closing remarks Prof. D. Obeng-Ofori/Prof. C. Ulrichs
14:40 – 15:00 SOAT Campus Tour/ Departure to Sunyani All participants

We therefore invite all members of the University community and the general public to the programmme as scheduled above.