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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Partnership committed to strengthening sustainable agriculture and trade in the Philippines

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CABI and CropLife Asia, in partnership with the United States Department of Agriculture – Foreign Agricultural Service (USDA-FAS) co-organized a workshop with the Philippines Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority (FPA), to help strengthen sustainable agriculture and trade in the Philippines.
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Biocontrol training in Pakistan helps farmers prevent harmful aflatoxins in chillies

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Pakistan is the world’s fourth-largest producer of chillies. The country accounts for around 4-5% of global chilli production. Sindh province is where 85% of Pakistan’s chillies are grown, making it one of the biggest chilli-producing regions worldwide. The province is well-known for the town of Kunri, home of the world-famous Dundicut red chillies. But here,…
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Fostering food safety: Joint cooperation for improving MRLs regulatory system in Vietnam

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Vietnam is a country prominent for its rich history, impressive landscapes, and delectable cuisine. It is not only making headlines for its tourism but also for its collaborative approach to food safety and regulations.
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Sowing the seeds of women’s leadership in researching Pakistan’s chilli sector

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Over the past decade, there has been a global shift in the inclusiveness of women in varied fields including all levels of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.
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Fields trials on biological control of aflatoxins on red chilies to ensure safer crops

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CABI in Pakistan is leading a project to help provide a biological control solution for combatting aflatoxin issues prevailing in red chillies grown in Sindh, Pakistan.
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CABI extends collaboration to mitigate harmful aflatoxins in red chilies

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CABI in Pakistan has joined forces with the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) and Ministry of National Food Security and Research (MNFS&R) to further research into a biological control to mitigate aflatoxins in red chilies.
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Virtual training workshop on ‘Biopesticides and their Future Prospective for Pakistan’

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CABI’s centre in Pakistan, along with United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) through the financial assistance of United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is currently involved in implementation of a program ‘Regulatory Harmonization in Pakistan for MRLs and Biopesticides’ with the objective to detect and prioritize high-risk pesticides related to increased Maximum Residue Limits…
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Aflatoxin risks highlighted to extension staff in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province

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Pakistan produces many dry fruits such as almonds, walnuts, raisins, pine nuts and pistachios from which Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province has the major market share in production of dried fruits. These dried fruits are exported and consumed in large quantities worldwide during the winter seasons.
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Aflatoxin control in Pakistan through the eyes of a maize grower from Punjab

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Mian Muhammad Irfan is a maize grower from district Faisalabad in Punjab province. Here Rafhan Maize Products Co. Ltd procures thousands of tons of maize crop each year for processing. He is one of the thousands of maize crop farmers contracted with Rafhan Maize. Mr Irfan grows around one hundred acres of maize annually. Over…
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