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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CABI responds to high-level segment of UN Climate Change Conference

22 November 2013 - Dennis Rangi, CABI's Executive Director, International Development, today delivered a statement to the high-level segment of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Warsaw, Poland. Talking about the implications of climate change on agriculture and food security, Mr Rangi's full statement is detailed below. CABI (www.cabi.org) is…
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CocoaSafe project helps smallholder farmers access cocoa markets

21 November 2013 - CABI is leading a new project aimed at improving the quality of cocoa in South-East Asia and raising awareness of food safety issues in the cocoa supply chain. The CocoaSafe project kicks off on 27 November 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and aims to build food…
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