PhD and Masters students from University of Ghana studying Plant breeding and Seed Science and Technology visit LCIC’s Smart Seed Business Center, Legacy Square at Otareso.
Two (2) days Agricultural Industrialization Conference captioned Eastern Regional Agri-business Investors Conference and Exhibition themed ‘‘Achieving Agricultural Industrialization through Commodity Satellite Market: Financial and Technical Support of TIAST’’ held at Jubilee Park, Galloway in the Eastern Region of Ghana.
Africa Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) 2022, was successfully held at Kigali Convention Center (KCC), Rwanda. Legacy Crop Improvement Centre (LCIC) was one of the sponsors of this year’s event. The AGRF brought together over 2000 participants across the globe.
The Minster and the Head of REGSEC of the Eastern Region, Hon. Seth Kwame Acheampong pays a working visit to LCIC. The visits form parts of his familiarization visit of players in the agriculture ecosystem in the region. He was accompanied by the Municipal Chief Executive of Akwapem North, Hon. Barimah Asiedu-Larbi and the Regional
Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, the Minister of Food and Agriculture of Ghana visits Legacy Square at Otareso in the Eastern Region as part of his two-day working visit to the region. He commended the Management and the Board of LCIC for putting such a facility to support farmers in Ghana and the sub-region.
The President of the Seed Systems Group, Dr. Joe Devries visits LCIC’s newly constructed Smart Seed Business Centre, Legacy Square at Otareso in the Eastern Region of Ghana. LCIC named a multiple-purpose office complex after Dr. Joe Devries to appreciate his support and investment in the agriculture fraternity in Africa.
The President of the Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), Dr. Agnes Kalibata visits the basic seed production of LCIC at Konko in the Eastern Region of Ghana.
The former Prime Minister of Ethiopia and the Board Chair of Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), H.E Hailemariam Desalegn visits LCIC. The visit was to afford him an opportunity to understand the impact of AGRA investment in the local seed industry. The Chief Executive Officer of LCIC, Dr. Amos Rutherford Azinu welcome the
A hybrid high-yielding variety of maize has been introduced to farmers at Otareso, a farming community in the Akuapem North municipality of the Eastern Region. The cereal with the name, “Aburoo Legon” (Legacy 2), when cultivated at the appropriate farming season, is capable of yielding approximately nine tonnes of maize per hectare. It is the
Otareso farmers in the Akuapem North district have been introduced to a new maize seed variety by the Legacy Crop Improvement Centre (LCIC), a local organisation that specialises in seed production, to increase yield and productivity. The maize seedling Legon Abro, also known as Legacy ‘2’, has been demonstrated to have higher yields, better resistance