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GAINS links the libraries of all the agricultural research institutes under the CSIR and the Faculties of Agriculture libraries of the government funded Universities, the library of Biotechnology and Nuclear Agricultural Research Institute (BNARI), the library of the Institute of Industrial Research, the library of the Science and Technology Policy Research Institute, and the library and information resource centre of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA).


The Ghana Agricultural Information Network System (GAINS) was established as a component of the erstwhile Government of Ghana/World Bank supported National Agricultural Research Project (NARP) in 1991 to revitalise the library and information system in the agricultural sector of the economy.
The rationale was to make information more accessible to research scientists, policy makers, extension agents, etc. to support sustainable agricultural development... read more >