On this World Food Day 2018 the issue of feeding the world has never been in sharper focus. By 2050, agriculture will need to produce almost 50 percent more food, feed and biofuel than it did in 2012 just to meet demand.
CABI and partners the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) have landed a prestigious $250,000 Inspire 2018 Scale Up award for their ground-breaking 'Seeing is Believing' project which uses farmers' own smartphone photographs to help them optimize their agronomic decision-making.
CABI signs MoU with Koppert to work together on sustainable controls to fight invasive pests and weeds
CABI has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with world-leading biological control specialists Koppert to collaborate on making more environmentally sustainable biological controls available in the fight against invasive pests and weeds in less developed countries.
CABI this week further strengthened relations with Burundi by welcoming its Minister for Environment, Agriculture and Livestock, His Excellency Dr Deo-Guide Rurema as well as the country's Ambassador to the UK His Excellency Mr Ernest Ndabashinze.
CABI scientists to co-organise the global biocontrol conference ICBC 2018 for non-chemical fights against insect pests
CABI scientists will co-organise, together with Society for Biocontrol Advancement (SBA), Bengaluru, the ICAR-National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources (NBAIR), Bengaluru and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi - a meeting of the world's leading biocontrol specialists at the 1st International Conference on Biological Control (ICBC 2018)…
CABI Americas and Caribbean consultation focuses on the impact of invasive species on food security and trade
Some 60 delegates, including representatives from 12 CABI member countries, gathered in Ottawa, Canada for CABI's Americas and Caribbean regional consultation meeting, where emerging issues around invasive species and food security were discussed.