Potato value chain project featured on Duhok TV

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The CABI project ‘Strengthening the potato value chain in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq’ has been featured on Duhok TV.
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CABI shares expertise on crop pest management in Africa with Royal Society of Biology

CABI’s Dr MaryLucy Oronje has shared her expertise in sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures pertaining to crop pest management in Africa as part of an event organised by the Royal Society of Biology. Dr Oronje, who is based at CABI’s regional centre for Africa in Nairobi, Kenya, was keynote speaker at the event which was…
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Onion farmers embrace value chain approach and ‘best practice’ interventions in rural Sindh

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CABI’s centre in Pakistan is currently implementing an ACIAR-funded R4D project in Sindh. Called ‘Strengthening Vegetable Value Chains in Pakistan’ (SVVCP), the project aims to benefit community livelihoods.
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Boosting socio-economic gender equity for smallholder potato farmers in Pakistan

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Conventional farming systems in Pakistan deprive smallholder potato farmers (both men and women) of the fair and equitable social and financial gains they deserve as a result of social, marketing, and technical challenges.
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Support of Liveability Challenge 2022 highlights CABI’s commitment to sustainability

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CABI helps farmers tackle global issues like poverty, hunger, education, equality, sustainability, climate change and biodiversity by sharing knowledge and science, writes Neil Willsher, CABI’s Global Director, Value Chain & Trade.
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Vegetable project in Pakistan build capacity of agriculture extension staff on value chain approach in Punjab and Sindh

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Smallholder farmers constitute a major part of the vegetable industry in Pakistan. However, these farmers cannot effectively participate and benefit from the existing vegetable supply chains due to various reasons such as social, financial and market constraints. In addition, a production-orientated mindset can also lead to poor quality and low prices.
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Women and youth play key role in nutritional aspects of Pakistan’s potato value chain

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In Pakistan, rural women and youth constitute more than half of the country’s 220 million population and are responsible for multiple roles in different aspects of crop and food production. This blog is published ahead of International Youth Day on Friday 12 August, 2022.
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CABI partners in training to help ensure Pakistan’s food security amid challenges of climate change

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Pakistan, according to a report published by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and World Bank, is one of the world’s countries most at risk from the impacts of climate change with temperatures potentially rising considerably above the global average.
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New CABI-led study highlights institutional and policy bottlenecks to Integrated Pest Management in Africa

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A new publication led by CABI has highlighted institutional and policy bottlenecks to using Integrated Pest Management (IPM) to fight a range of potentially devastating crop pests in Africa.
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Maize cob picker helps increase efficiency of harvests in rural Punjab, Pakistan

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Maize farmers in rural Punjab, Pakistan, are realizing the benefits of mechanized harvest technology thanks to a Chinese-made maize cob picker which improves efficiency by 50 percent.
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