Extension campaign helps nearly 61,500 farmers in Ghana increase maize productivity

A CABI-led pilot project has helped nearly 61,500 farmers in Ghana tackle fall armyworm and stalk borer by broadcasting advice from a network of Community Information Centres (CICs) with a view to increasing their yields of maize. One hundred CICs were engaged in the Bono and Bono East Regions of…
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Experts call on governments to start including animal welfare in sustainable development governance

Scientists and other experts are calling on governments to start including animal welfare in sustainable development governance now in order to work towards a healthier, more resilient, and more sustainable world for all. The CABI One Health journal has published a commentary from a team of experts ahead of the…
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‘Wonder Weevil’ released in fight against invasive floating pennywort

CABI research has been at the forefront of a world-first after a South American weevil more than 10 years under study has been released in England to sustainably fight the invasive non-native species floating pennywort. The release was timed to coincide with Invasive Species Week 2022. Invasive Species Week is…
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CABI consults Member Countries and highlights importance of collaboration in delivery of post COVID-19 Medium-Term Strategy

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Three Regional Consultations (Asia-Pacific, Americas & Europe and Africa) have recently been held involving CABI’s Member Countries and other stakeholders as they continue to play a key role in the creation of CABI’s new Medium-Term Strategy (MTS) for 2023-2025. The triennial consultations provide the opportunity for national governments within Member…
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CABI-led digital tool to fight armoured bush cricket wins Atos Digitize Rural-Agriculture Challenge

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The concept for a digital tool to fight devastating armoured bush cricket outbreaks in Southern Africa – which has been led by a team of CABI and Ministry of Agriculture of Zambia scientists and researchers – has won the Atos Digitize Rural-Agriculture Challenge. The challenge was part of the Innovate2030-SDG11…
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CABI updates workshop on steps to find effective biological control for invasive Galapagos blackberry

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CABI experts have updated authorities, as well as researchers from several universities, public and private institutions, organizations dedicated to studying invasive species in Ecuador, on its efforts to help find an effective biological control for the invasive blackberry (Rubus niveus) on the Galapagos Islands. Dr Marion Seier and Dr Harry…
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