Reflections on COP 28: Conference brought food and farmers to the forefront of climate change negotiations

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After two weeks of discussions, the COP 28 UAE Presidency brought the curtain down on this major event. Dr Lydiah Gatere, CABI’s Climate Change Expert, Africa, attended and took part in a panel discussion – hosted by the Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) – which focused on why stronger Sanitary and Phytosanitary Systems matter…
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Revolutionizing crop protection in Pakistan: Registration guidance approved to promote sustainable biopesticides

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To celebrate the longstanding achievement in the crop protection sector of Pakistan, CABI organized a dialogue on ‘Regulatory Harmonization in Pakistan for Maximum Residue Limits and Biopesticides’ in Islamabad, Pakistan. The event saw the approval of biopesticide registration guidance to promote the uptake of safer-to-use and more environmentally friendly biopesticides in the fight against crop…
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CABI’s GRASP Fellowship awardee working in partnership to help increase food safety in Uganda’s urban markets

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Dr Monica Kansiime, who was awarded a Gender Responsive Agriculture Systems Policy (GRASP) Fellowship aimed at improving policy process in agri-food systems, is working in partnership to help increase food safety in Uganda’s urban fresh fruits and vegetable markets. Nutrient-dense vegetables complement staple-based diets, providing both food and nutrition security. However, food safety problems linked…
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Workshop explores Trichogramma production system to fight crop pests that threaten food security in Malaysia

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It has now been more than 50 years since CABI started a successful journey in Malaysia to establish scientific research collaboration with key organisations involved in agriculture and plant health.
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CABI conducts workshop in India to help pave the way for better FAIR data processes in agriculture

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CABI, as part of the Enabling FAIR data sharing and responsible data use project, has conducted a workshop in Delhi, India, to help pave the way for better FAIR data processes in agriculture. The project, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, aims to address responsible FAIR data sharing and improved data management practices,…
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CABI contributes to paper focused on pre-emptive benefit-risk assessment of classical biological control agents

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CABI has joined an international team of researchers to share their expertise as part of a new paper focused on guidelines and a framework to assess the feasibility of starting pre-emptive benefit-risk assessment of classical biological control agents (BCAs).
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CABI and Higher Education Commission to enhance learning in agriculture and biosciences in Pakistan

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CABI and the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan have signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) to collaborate on enhancing the quality of education and academic excellence within the domains of agriculture and biosciences.
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CABI blog most read of 2023

As 2023 draws to a close, we have crunched the numbers and compiled the top 20 most-read articles on the CABI Blog this year. Plus a few firm favourites. Articles focussing on the the empowerment of women and young people proved popular this year. Also, a variety of CABI projects were highlighted which helped smallholder…
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Positive feedback for CABI’s input into Guiding Acid Soil Management Investments in Africa (GAIA) project

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CABI has received positive feedback from a range of stakeholders involved in a project aimed at addressing key knowledge gaps related to soil health and improved agronomy in East Africa.
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Breaking gender stereotypes and strengthening potato value chains in Pakistan

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When it comes to Pakistan’s potato value chains, women’s participation is critical. Women make up around two thirds of the agricultural labour force in Pakistan.
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