Project to help increase safe and efficient trade of agriculture in East Africa making good progress

A project to help increase safe and efficient trade of agriculture in East Africa through enhanced sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) systems is making good progress, CABI can report. The EAC is one of the fastest-growing regional economies – with agricultural playing a major part. However, the trade of agriculture between…
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CABI partners with ACIAR to develop FAIR data strategy for its soil and land management program

The Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) funds research projects aimed at improving agricultural productivity, sustainability, and resilience in developing countries. ACIAR recognizes the importance of data management and the need for research programs to adopt the FAIR data principles, which ensure that research outputs meet principles of findability,…
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Script training delivered to talented African researchers

Script has delivered science communication training to talented African early career researchers recognised by The Royal Society for having the potential to become leaders in their field. The Royal Society is a Fellowship of more than 1,600 of the world’s most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in…
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Importance of FAIR data highlighted in workshop as part of plans for digital plant health service in Malawi

FAIR data
CABI has highlighted the importance of adopting the principles of FAIR data in a workshop held to help establish a digital plant health service in Malawi that will ultimately ensure greater food security and benefit over 100,000 smallholder farmers. Henry Mibei, Manager, Digital Development, and Dr Tom Chaloner, Data Policy…
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Study recommends greater awareness of biopesticides to help fight locust outbreaks in China

Desert locust
A new study led by scientists from the Chinese MARA-CABI Joint Laboratory for Biosafety suggests greater awareness of biopesticide market availability, efficacy and field application processes could help tackle locust outbreaks in China. The researchers, who outline their findings in the journal Sustainability, argue that future studies should also focus…
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CABI signs agreement to help improve food security in Pakistan

Pakistan PW MoU
CABI has signed an agreement with the Government of Punjab to help improve food security in Pakistan through the implementation of the recently-launched PlantwisePlus programme. A ceremony was held on 7 April 7, 2023, in Agriculture House, Lahore, to mark the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between CABI’s…
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