CABI-led study suggests women’s role in coffee production should be promoted across whole value chain

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A new CABI-led study published in the journal Sustainability suggests that the role of women in coffee production should be promoted across the whole value chain as well as improving their access to productive resources and services. The study found that while some of the technologies and practices promoted to…
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CABI Member Countries come together to tackle some of the biggest challenges facing humanity

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Delegates from the majority of CABI’s 49 Member Countries joined forces with CABI staff and other partners at CABI’s triennial Review Conference to agree joint plans for work on great challenges of our era, including hunger, poverty, climate change, biodiversity loss and gender inequality. These concerns are the focus of…
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CABI’s expertise showcased at first International Plant Health Conference

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CABI’s expertise in helping millions of smallholder farmers around the world mitigate devastating crop pests and diseases has been showcased at the first International Plant Health Conference held in London. The conference was co-organized by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) of the United Kingdom (UK) and…
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PlantwisePlus launches to help farmers in Ghana produce more and higher quality food

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A new CABI-led worldwide programme – PlantwisePlus – launches in Ghana to help smallholder farmers produce more and high-quality food. Special emphasis will be placed on improving extension services for the country’s female farmers who have limited access to extension advisory services, including plant health services due to various challenges.…
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Uganda enjoys increased capacity to access more profitable regional and European markets

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Uganda is enjoying increased capacity to access more profitable regional and European markets for its fresh fruits and vegetables thanks to a project aimed at helping the country comply with sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) requirements. Uganda is now exporting 5.8 million tonnes of fresh fruits and vegetables worth US$35 million…
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CABI and CASA attend African Green Revolution Summit to showcase efforts towards greater food security in Africa

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CABI has joined colleagues from the Commercial Agriculture for Smallholders and Agribusiness (CASA) programme at the annual African Green Revolution Conference (AGRF) to showcase their efforts towards greater food security in Africa. The theme of the AGRF was ‘Grow, Nourish, Reward – Bold Actions for Resilient Food Systems.’ The conference…
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PhD student steps up fight against ragweed which is rated world’s fourth most serious invasive weed

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CABI is co-supervising a new PhD student who is stepping up the fight against common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia) which is considered the world’s fourth most serious invasive weed. Common ragweed, which originates from North America, reduces crop yields, shifts flora of natural habitats, and seriously negatively impacts human health. Its…
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Agreement signed to strengthen collaboration for PlantwisePlus programme in Pakistan

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CABI in Pakistan has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Agriculture Department of Gilgit Baltistan (GB) Government to strengthen collaboration for the CABI-led PlantwisePlus programme aimed at growing safer and higher quality food through sustainable approaches to crop production. PlantwisePlus will help countries predict, prepare themselves for and…
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First articles published in CABI One Health journal

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The first articles in the new CABI One Health journal have now been published – stressing the interconnections between humans, animals, plants, ecosystems and their shared environment. Among the first four articles published are an editorial, ‘To meat or not to meat: A One Health perspective on animal-source food consumption’,…
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PlantwisePlus launches to help farmers in Zambia produce more and higher quality food

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A new CABI-led worldwide programme – PlantwisePlus – has launched in Zambia to help smallholder farmers produce more and high-quality food. PlantwisePlus will support Zambia’s Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) predict, prepare and prevent a range of plant health issues which put food security and livelihoods at risk. The new programme…
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