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Researchers at the University for Development Studies are seeking more publicity to enable them to make available their research findings for utilisation by relevant institutions.
According to them, their research findings are of relevance to improving crop yields and food security in northern Ghana, and they were therefore, looking for better avenues to share these findings with local government authorities, industrialists, farmers, econimists, political actors and health scientists among others.
In the words of the acting Registrar of the University, Mr. Sylvanus Mickson, "of what real use is knowledge, if it is shared only by a small group of academics.
These sentiment were expressed during the third edition of the annual inter-faculty lectures, which took place at the Nyankpala campus of UDS.
During the presentations, lecturers and other research fellows who participate are allowed to critique the works of their colleagues, make recommendations for further studies and also share relevant ideas for interdisciplinary work.