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Building a stronger African food security and trade network

The fourth Africa Plant Biosecurity Network workshop, held in Lusaka, Zambia from 27 February to 3 March, concluded with firm commitments from members, partners and regional agencies to ensure the Network has an enduring future.

BSPP Presidential meeting examines plant pathology and food security

The BSPP Presidential meeting for 2016 was held last week (12- 13 September) in St Hugh’s College, Oxford. Over one hundred delegates presented and discussed issues around food security, biosecurity and trade, and the role of plant health.

Biosecurity experts come together to boost Africa’s trade

Working together to boost regional trade and food security, 35 African biosecurity champions from ten Central and East African countries met on 5-9 September 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya for the third Africa Plant Biosecurity Network workshop.

New MoU brings trade boost to Pakistans fruit farmers

CABI has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the All Pakistan Fruit and Vegetable Exporters, Importers and Merchants Association (PFVA) to help Pakistan trade citrus and mango fruit with global regions like the European Union. The MoU was signed on 10 May 2016.

Australia shares fruit fly expertise with Africa

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.