Soil Health – applications and opportunities for climate-smart farming, food security and environmental integrity

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Poor soil fertility is a key constraint to improving farm productivity and farmer livelihoods in sub-Saharan Africa as it is elsewhere in the world. CABI has a long history of helping to improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers through better access to practical information about integrated soil fertility management as part of the Africa Soil…
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Turning Point for Phytosanitary Risk Management?

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International trade in plants and plant products has transformed the world in both positive and negative ways. The introduction of destructive non-native pests is one of the negative consequences. Effectively managing pest risk associated with international trade while also promoting the benefits of trade is most effectively accomplished when it is a shared responsibility across…
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Virtual training held on creating greater impact through wider data sharing

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The Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia (CSISA) in collaboration with CABI and the Open Data Institute (ODI) is taking part in an initiative to support national and local stakeholders – including private players – on best practices around collecting, managing and sharing of research data. Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF),…
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Role of women in agriculture highlighted at national congress

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Dr Yelitza Colmenarez, CABI’s Director Brazil Centre and Regional Coordinator for the Plantwise Programme – Latin America and the Caribbean, has taken part in the recent 5th National Congress of Women in Agribusiness (Brazil) to help highlight the importance of women in agriculture and how the gender component is a key focus in CABI’s programmes –…
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Top tips and practical advice on managing your horse’s weight to keep them healthy

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Originally posted on World Horse Welfare: Assistant Centre Manager Sara Jerman explains practical ways to manage your horse’s nutritional intake and keep them at a healthy weight.
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CABI-published book makes Diagram Prize 2020 shortlist

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A book published by CABI has been shortlisted for the Bookseller Diagram Prize 2020 which since 1978 has sought to ‘honour’ the book world’s strangest and most perplexing titles.
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Pakistan’s maize farmers get to grips with mechanized technology aimed at improving productivity

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CABI in Pakistan, in coordination with the Government of Punjab’s Agriculture Department, have given maize farmers a taste of improved productivity thanks to the mechanized technology provided by the ‘cob picker’.
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Registration of biocontrol products for the agricultural sector in Pakistan moves a step closer

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CABI, with the financial assistance of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United States Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service (USDA-FAS), and technical assistance from IR-4 project, is helping Pakistan move a step closer towards the registration of biocontrol products to fight a range of crop pests and diseases which can…
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CABI in Pakistan showcases its work on cotton as part of World Cotton Day

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CABI in Pakistan took the opportunity to showcase its work on cotton, as part of a special World Cotton Day event hosted by the Central Cotton Research Institute (CCRI) in Multan, which included details on how it supporting more than 32,000 cotton farmers, 52,000 cotton farm workers and 500 agriculture extension workers through its projects.
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‘Branching out’ for more sustainable ways to protect global biodiversity with the world’s trees

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Trees and forests play a significant role not only in the future of the human race but in the earth itself and in ways you might not even imagine.
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