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Plantwise plant doctor helping female farmers in Kenya
Worldwide, over 500 million smallholder farmers provide food for two-thirds of the earth’s growing population. Achieving a zero hunger world by 2030 depends on increasing the productivity of these smallholder farmers – but their crops face a significant threat. Yearly, an estimated 40% of crops grown worldwide are lost to…
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CABI hosts side meeting on operationalizing the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) at the 15th CAADP Partnership Platform Meeting

CABI is today hosting a discussion led by a panel composed of representatives from Economic Community of Central African states (ECCAS), Southern African Development Community (SADC), the Alliance for Commodity Trade in East and Southern Africa (ACTESA), German Society for International Corporation (GIZ) and the Kenya Agribusiness and Agroindustry Alliance…
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CABI publishes recommendations to fight scourge of parthenium weed in Central West Asia

CABI has today published a new evidence note highlighting a list of recommendations to fight the highly-invasive parthenium weed which can have significant impacts on human health, the environment, livestock production and health and crop yields.
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New CASA programme to benefit 565,000 smallholders in Uganda, Malawi and Nepal

Farmers in Nepal
A new five-year £30 million UK Department for International Development (DFID) funded programme is aiming to improve the livelihoods of 565,000 smallholder farmers and their families in Uganda, Malawi and Nepal by stimulating investment in emerging agri-markets.
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Phone app set to transform how low-income farmers in Africa invest in fertilizer

An upgrade to a mobile phone app now offers farmers across Africa even more benefits and cutting-edge fertilizer use technology.
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Digital technology and data driven innovation highlighted at CABI’s 399th Executive Council meeting

The use of digital technology and data driven innovation to help fight agricultural pests and diseases and increase global food security was highlighted at CABI's 399th Executive Council meeting in London yesterday (20th February 2019).
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