CABI in Pakistan welcomes students from country’s leading agricultural universities for internship opportunity

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CABI in Pakistan has welcomed Bachelor’s and Master’s degree students from the country’s leading agricultural universities as part of an internship programme which provides the opportunity to sample projects and activities at the regional centre in Rawalpindi.
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CABI introduces advance potato production technologies in Punjab, Pakistan

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CABI is transforming the fortunes of small-scale potato farmers by introducing advance potato production technology thanks to the technical support of Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands (WUR) experts and financial assistance provided by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO).
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Organic cotton in Pakistan: policy analysis and recommendations

As the fourth largest cotton producer worldwide, cotton is an integral part of Pakistan’s economy contributing 9.5% of its gross domestic and serving as a core livelihood for 15 million cotton workers. In addition to bringing US$3.5 billion as foreign currency each year to the country, it provides crucial income to cotton-producing households, accounting for…
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Dutch Ambassador to Pakistan meets small-scale potato farmers for update on potato capacity-building project

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Potato is an important vegetable crop of Pakistan with 88% of production linked to Punjab state – of which 70% comes from within four districts; Okara, Sahiwal, Pakpattan and Kasur in Pakistan.
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Farmer praises CABI’s postharvest training to help boost Pakistan’s smallholder tomato production

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Tomato smallholder farmer Irshad Bibi has praised CABI’s postharvest training delivered in Pakistani village of Baili Janobi, District Muzaffargarh, which was aimed at improving ways of handling, packing and transporting the crop to market.
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Punjab wheat growers hope to boost productivity with combine harvester and wheat straw chopper

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CABI is working with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to help small-scale wheat farmers in the Hafizabad and Sheikhupura districts of Punjab, Pakistan, boost their productivity by demonstrating the benefits of modern machinery – the New Holland TC-56 combine harvester and wheat straw chopper.
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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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The advantage of developing ‘linkages’ for Better Cotton Initiative in Sindh province, Pakistan

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In agriculture, cotton crop plays a vital role in the economy of Pakistan as the fourth biggest producer in the world behind China, India and the United States. But cotton yields and livelihoods are at risk from a range of pests such as Whitefly, Thrips, Cotton Mealybug, Pink Bollworm, and other sucking and chewing type…
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Raising awareness on Parthenium at Pakistan Horti Expo 2020

As part of the ‘Establishment of Model Farms’ project initiated by the Government of Punjab’s Agricultural Department, a two-day Pakistan Horti Expo held at the Expo Centre, Lahore, from 22-23 January 2020. The event urged key ‘players’ in agricultural value chains including smallholder farmers, processors, wholesalers, distributors, retailers and exporters to help boost the country’s fruit and vegetable exports.
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Pakistani scientists receive hands-on training at Virginia Tech on biological control of aflatoxins

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Aflatoxin Control in Pakistan is a public-private partnership program led by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and a USA-based company Ingredion and its Pakistani subsidiary, Rafhan Maize Products Co. Ltd in collaboration with CABI and the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC). The public-private partnership is working together to develop an indigenous biocontrol product,…
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