CABI contributes to infographic revealing impacts of COVID-19 on farm households in Pakistan

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CABI has contributed to new research findings in an infographic from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) which reveals the continuing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on farm households in Pakistan.
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International Day for Biological Diversity: the rising threat of invasive species

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On Sunday 22 May 2022 the world celebrates International Day for Biological Diversity – a day in which the global community is called to re-examine our relationship to the natural world.
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Doctor turned science journalist launches first newspaper of its kind

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Meet Syriacus Buguzi – a pioneering medical doctor turned science journalist from Tanzania. He is making the headlines after spawning the first Swahili language science and technology newspaper, MwanaSayansi.
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High-level discussion hears of ‘devastating scenario’ for global food system

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A high-level discussion, which explored how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected food security for millions of people around the world, has revealed how hikes in oil prices, conflicts, emerging diseases, poor governance, and disruption in supply chains have come together to create a potentially ‘devastating scenario’ for the global food system. An online panel hosted…
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Digital extension and advisory services for farmers amid COVID-19 come under the microscope

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The challenges of using digital tools as part of extension and advisory services to help empower small and family farmers amid the COVID-19 pandemic have come under the microscope in a joint webinar hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Agrilink.
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Life in Earth – Soil microbes are key to achieving net zero

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CABI contributes to COP26-focused article by members of UK microbiome innovation community, on critical role of soil microbiome in achieving net zero. Today, CABI, and other members of the UK’s microbiome innovation community announced the publication of a COP26-focused statement on the critical role of the soil microbiome in climate change and how it could contribute…
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CABI UK and Nagoya Protocol triggered benefit sharing highlighted

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Following the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS), CABI has published a working paper highlighting its benefit sharing activities in respect of its research involving genetic resources at its UK Centre Egham and through activities of  the CABI-IMI Culture Collection in Egham, UK.
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Review highlights Uganda’s neglected crops and climate change challenges

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A new CABI-led review has been published which highlights the importance of restoring Uganda’s neglected crops to market as well as the need for increased crop diversification amid food security issues exacerbated by the risks of climate change.
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International Coffee Day blog special: five pests and diseases that threaten our ‘daily grind’

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Coffee is big business. Just think, global coffee production – according to the International Coffee Organisation – was estimated to be around 169 million bags in 2019-2020 with around a staggering 1.4 billion cups consumed every day around the world.
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Strong CABI presence at 39th Annual Meeting of the European Culture Collections’ Organisation

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There was a strong CABI presence at the 39th Annual Meeting of the European Culture Collections’ Organisation with presentations on the Nagoya Protocol, the Microbiome and Crop Health as well as a session chaired on Genomics and Bioinformatics.
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