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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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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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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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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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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How to be a Science Illustrator with Sally Pinhey

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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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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How to be a Botanical Illustrator with Margaret Tebbs

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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