Dr Ismahane Elouafi -ranked by Muslim Science as among the 20 Most Influential Women in Science in the Islamic World – has been welcomed as a non-executive director on the CABI Board.
CABI’s Dr Julie Flood has become only the second female scientist to be awarded an Honorary Membership of The British Society for Plant Pathology (BSPP) for her outstanding contribution to plant science -particularly tropical crop diseases including vascular wilt of coffee and diseases of oil palm and cocoa.
CABI is today celebrating the invaluable contribution women in science make as part of the UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science by showcasing some of its own female scientists, board members and development communications professionals.
CABI Americas and Caribbean consultation focuses on the impact of invasive species on food security and trade
Some 60 delegates, including representatives from 12 CABI member countries, gathered in Ottawa, Canada for CABI’s Americas and Caribbean regional consultation meeting, where emerging issues around invasive species and food security were discussed.
CABI and Equality in Tourism are holding a symposium, which will debate ways to increase gender equality in the tourism industry, to launch a new CABI book edited by Dr Stroma Cole entitled ‘Gender Equality in Tourism: Beyond Empowerment.’
Small scale vegetable farmers in Pakistan encounter a number of issues that compromise their sustainable livelihoods; particularly for women and youth. Through the project, an alliance of selected organisations is aiming to improve the livelihoods of rural communities in Sindh and Punjab through strengthening selected horticultural value chains, and promoting sustainable production and marketing opportunities.