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Space-age technology for fight against crop-devastating pest outbreaks in Ghana

CABI is leading a consortium, funded by the UK Space Agency’s International Partnership Programme (IPP), developing a Pest Risk Information Service (PRISE), which uses state-of-the-art technology to help inform farmers in sub-Saharan Africa of pest outbreaks that could devastate their crops and livelihoods.

A night at the movies: with soybean and Fall armyworm as stars of the show

 Farmers in northern Ghana are beginning to get a taste of the latest movie out of the Box Office – it’s not a romantic comedy or a thriller – instead it’s a production that will help them get more from their soybean crops and protect their maize from the Fall armyworm caterpillar.

Vegetable exports from Ghana resume after work to improve phytosanitary system

CABI’s work in partnership to improve Ghana’s phytosanitary systems means vegetable exports worth $15 million a year are continuing once again after the lifting of a Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety of the European Commission ban imposed in 2015.

Boost comes to Ghana’s farmers after trade ban

Today, CABI is launching a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) to help Ghana break down trade barriers and improve its horticulture export abilities, delivering a much-needed boost to the country’s trade following a ban on vegetable exports. The partnership aims to help Ghana’s farmers meet food safety standards, connect with European markets and rebuild their livelihoods.

Newsletter: CABI in Africa 2013/14