Technical cooperation between Embrapa and CABI begins pilot project in Mato Grosso

8 January 2014 – A technical group formed by researchers from the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa) and teachers of Federal University of Mato Grosso (UFMT) and the University of Mato Grosso (Unemat) began to instruct agents on technical assistance and extension the diagnosis of pests and diseases in horticulture. The…
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CABI Executive Council paves way for exciting new work in global food security

22 January 2014 – CABI kicked off the New Year holding its 393rd Executive Council meeting and paving the way for new projects and initiatives contributing to global food security. Representatives from 31 CABI Member Countries met in London, together with CABI’s Board members, and a number of CABI staff…
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2013 Review Conference news

70 delegates from 37 countries – more than ever before – met in Oxford at CABI's 18th Review Conference on 27-28 June to agree research priorities aimed at protecting the global food supply. The theme of the event was ‘growing to the global challenge: creating a sustainable future’, and followed…
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2013 Review Conference news

CABI Review Conference plans to face the challenge of future food supplies
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Newsletter: CABI in Africa 2013/14

The last twelve months have been very exciting for CABI across Africa. The CABI Africa latest newsletter illustrates how our Kenya and Ghana centres, and experts worldwide are providing information and applying scientific expertise to solve the continent's problems in agriculture and the environment.   2013 highlights include: • Plantwise success…
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CABI creates Middle East Library Advisory Board (MELAB)

12 August 2013 – CABI has created the Middle East Library Advisory Board (MELAB) to better facilitate communication, consultation and liaison between CABI and its library customers in the Middle East. MELAB will act as a forum to gather feedback from CABI's key Middle Eastern customers on a range of…
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Symposium highlights benefits of microbes

27 November 2013 - Brunei’s microbial diversity is largely untapped, but has the potential to support the economic diversification of the country. That was the key message emanating from a high level symposium held on 27 November in Brunei Darussalam. Here, CABI scientists outlined the important role that a new Biological Resource…
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CABI takes home NEF Award for Innovation for Plantwise food security programme

5 December 2013 - CABI today received an Innovation Award at the 10th annual National Engineering Foundation (NEF) Innovisions Conference, in recognition for its landmark global food security programme, Plantwise. Hosted by NEF and presenters from the BBC, the Innovation Awards were established to recognise and celebrate ‘game-changers’ proven to be…
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CABI gains UKAS accreditation to lead in microbial services

27 November 2013 - CABI has been awarded UKAS accreditation for molecular identification of filamentous fungi and yeasts. By extending UKAS accreditation to include filamentous fungi and yeasts, CABI confirms its position as the UK’s leading authority for microbial identification and testing. CABI, which already holds ISO 17025 accreditation for…
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CABI shortlisted by NEF Innovation Award for Plantwise food security programme

29 November 2013 - On Thursday 5 December, CABI representatives will join the annual National Engineering Foundation (NEF) Innovisions Conference to see whether its landmark global food security programme, Plantwise, will take home a 2013 Innovation Award. These awards were established to recognise and celebrate ‘game-changers’ proven to be the…
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