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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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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Project to investigate the microbial diseases of St Helena’s crop plants takes root

St Helena is famous for its unique habitats from the lush endemic cloud forests on the peaks to the dry and rocky coastal fringes. Many of the islands plants and invertebrates are found nowhere else on earth and their populations and diversity have been studied extensively since scientists arrived in the 1800s. However, despite this…
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Welcome to the CABI podcast, a series dedicated to agricultural science and how it can improve lives and address the challenges faced by people around the world.
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Taking steps towards female empowerment through Better Cotton Initiative in Pakistan

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CABI’s centre in Pakistan is dedicated to helping improve the empowerment of female cotton farm workers as part of its remit under the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) which is tasked with trying to avert annual cotton crop losses of around $350m.
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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 webinar addresses challenge of desert locust and food security in Pakistan

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A high-level two-day joint-knowledge sharing webinar has been held at the Department of Plant Protection (DPP) in Karachi, Pakistan, to address international best practices and sustainable ways of fighting desert locust and other crop pests to help ensure the country’s food security.
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Repelling poverty through tomato nursery seedling enterprise

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Story of change: A small group of women from Baili Janobi and Hajiwah villages in Muzaffargarh, Pakistan, transform from being labourers to successful tomato seedling growers.
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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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‘Sowing the seed’ for organic produce in Pakistan

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CABI, under the organic agriculture project ‘Building the Policy Ecosystem for Organic Production Landscape in Balochistan, Pakistan,’ is initiating its efforts to support regenerative agriculture to mitigate climate change threats and to strengthen the local agriculture industry to compete with international markets.
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