Integrated approach to crop-livestock advisory services in Uganda reaps benefits despite COVID-19 pandemic

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A CABI-led pilot project to apply a ‘One Health’ approach to advisory services to help 1,200 smallholder farmers in Uganda tackle major crop and livestock health and production problems, is already reaping benefits despite challenges faced by the COVID-19 pandemic. The project has so far established four joint crop-livestock clinics…
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Multimedia helps increase uptake of sustainable agricultural intensification in four African countries

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A multimedia approach to extension services has helped increase the uptake of Sustainable Agricultural Intensification (SAI) in Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda as part of the African Soil Health Consortium’s (ASHC) scale-up campaigns focused on the key crops of maize, common bean, soybean, cassava, potato and banana. New research, led…
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Enhancing technology-based agriculture and marketing in rural Punjab

Punjab’s agriculture growth rate has declined over the last two decades because of various challenges. These include the inadequate availability of high-yielding cultivars and lack of diversification in cultivation, inefficient on-farm water management, poor infrastructure for value chain development, weak research and extension services that are largely disconnected from market…
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CABI adopts ‘One Health’ approach to integrated crop-livestock advisory services in Uganda

One Health Uganda
CABI is working in partnership to deliver a ‘One Health’ approach to advisory services which will help 1,200 smallholder farmers in Uganda deal with major health and production problems affecting their crops, livestock and food safety. The project will develop integrated crop-livestock health advisory services for both male and female…
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Joint crop and livestock services for smallholder farmers in Uganda

Crop and livestock health is crucial to agricultural productivity and farmer livelihoods. However, in low-income countries, smallholders are often left without sufficient support to deal with crop and animal problems due to existing agricultural extension services being understaffed and underfunded. CABI’s work in plant health and plant clinics over the…
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CABI highlights benefits of analytics-based plant disease management as part of knowledge exchange webinar

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CABI’s Henry Mibei – an expert in agricultural digital development – has contributed to the Africa-Korea Disruptive Agricultural Technology (DAT) Knowledge Exchange Series aimed at innovative technology solutions for agricultural risk management. Mr Mibei, who is based at CABI’s Africa Centre in Nairobi, Kenya, took the opportunity to highlight how…
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