Uganda enjoys increased capacity to access more profitable regional and European markets

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Uganda is enjoying increased capacity to access more profitable regional and European markets for its fresh fruits and vegetables thanks to a project aimed at helping the country comply with sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) requirements. Uganda is now exporting 5.8 million tonnes of fresh fruits and vegetables worth US$35 million…
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CABI and CASA attend African Green Revolution Summit to showcase efforts towards greater food security in Africa

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CABI has joined colleagues from the Commercial Agriculture for Smallholders and Agribusiness (CASA) programme at the annual African Green Revolution Conference (AGRF) to showcase their efforts towards greater food security in Africa. The theme of the AGRF was ‘Grow, Nourish, Reward – Bold Actions for Resilient Food Systems.’ The conference…
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PhD student steps up fight against ragweed which is rated world’s fourth most serious invasive weed

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CABI is co-supervising a new PhD student who is stepping up the fight against common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia) which is considered the world’s fourth most serious invasive weed. Common ragweed, which originates from North America, reduces crop yields, shifts flora of natural habitats, and seriously negatively impacts human health. Its…
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Agreement signed to strengthen collaboration for PlantwisePlus programme in Pakistan

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CABI in Pakistan has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Agriculture Department of Gilgit Baltistan (GB) Government to strengthen collaboration for the CABI-led PlantwisePlus programme aimed at growing safer and higher quality food through sustainable approaches to crop production. PlantwisePlus will help countries predict, prepare themselves for and…
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First articles published in CABI One Health journal

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The first articles in the new CABI One Health journal have now been published – stressing the interconnections between humans, animals, plants, ecosystems and their shared environment. Among the first four articles published are an editorial, ‘To meat or not to meat: A One Health perspective on animal-source food consumption’,…
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Study highlights mass rearing capabilities of an important natural enemy to fight brown marmorated stink bug pest

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A study involving scientists from the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA)-CABI Joint Laboratory (Joint Lab) has highlighted the mass rearing capabilities of a natural enemy to fight the brown marmorated stink bug pest. Dr Feng Zhang, CABI’s Regional Director, East & South-East Asia, led research which shows…
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