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WACCI Facilities

The West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI) is located on the main campus of University of Ghana, Legon, opposite the Department of crop Science and adjacent to the Biotechnology Centre. The Centre has offices, lecture theaters, a library, Research Commons, Board Room with video conferencing facility, Conference Room, Enterprise Hub, Seed Science Lab (Seed Bank, Germination Room, Seed Store, Quality Control Room, Sample reception Room), Tissue Culture Lab(Autoclave Room, Culture Room, Media Room, Changing Room, Growth Room) and Bioinformatic Lab. The Centre has fast reliable internet service and power supply with a standby gen set. WACCI has a demonstration farm which is being used for maize breeding project, its also used by staff and students for teaching and research. There is also a farm house with facilities and equipment needed for Plant Breeding training and other activities.


WACCI Multipurpose Building

Front View

Aerial View

Back View

Lecture Theatre

lecture Theatre 1

Lecture Theatre 2

library & Research Commons



Conference Auditorium



Board Room



Tissue Culture Lab

Autoclave Room

Culture Room

Growth Chamber

Seed Science Lab                   


Quality Control Room

Seed Bank

Seed Sorter


Germination Chamber

Bioinformatics Lab

Bio_lab Space