CABI blog most read of 2022

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As 2022 draws to a close, we have crunched the numbers and compiled the top 20 most-read articles on the CABI Blog this year. Plus a few firm favourites. Articles regarding CABI’s work in Pakistan proved popular this year, as well as the ‘How to be’ blog series written for International Day of Women and…
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“Through the gender lens, invisible women farmers can finally be seen”

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In support of SDG5: Gender Equality, CABI ensures that a gender lens is applied in all of our work. CABI’s goal is to create opportunities for women in agriculture by investing in inclusive economic growth. Our work encourages more food production and trade, while considering how women can share the benefits of growth. This year…
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‘Whole family’ approach supports value chain development through improved gender inclusion

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Women play a key role in agriculture in Pakistan that has not always been acknowledged. They are mostly deprived of access to information, knowledge and skills enhancement. This leads to poor technical skills with minimum wage employment, no recognition and no role in family decision-making.
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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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Africa’s youth unemployment challenge needs a revolution in order to sustain global development

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It’s a startling statistic but by 2050 Africa’s population is expected to double to around 2.6 billion. This creates greater pressure to feed so many mouths amid the challenges of economic, political and societal instability let alone the impacts of climate change.
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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 podcast

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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How to be a Project Scientist with Kate Constantine

How can you grow your career as a woman in science? In line with CABI’s strategic goals to empower women, we’ve interviewed a series of professionals who’ve worked or collaborated with CABI to share how they got to their current position, giving tangible advice to others looking to grow their careers. In today’s blog, we…
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How to be a Senior Plant Pathologist with Julie Flood

How can you grow your career as a woman in science? In line with CABI’s strategic goals to empower women, we’ve interviewed a series of professionals who’ve worked or collaborated with CABI to share how they got to their current position, giving tangible advice to others looking to grow their careers. In today’s blog, we…
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How to be a Science Centre Receptionist with Ann Viney

In today’s blog, we talk to Ann Viney - the Receptionist & Facilities Administrator for CABI's scientific research centre, based in Egham
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