CABI shares expertise in digital extension and advisory services at FAO workshop

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CABI has shared its expertise in digital agricultural and advisory services for smallholder farmers as part of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)-led capacity building workshop.
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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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Using compost to grow better cotton in Pakistan: a farmer’s story

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This is the story of smallholder cotton farmer Wazeer Ali, who was supported by CABI in Pakistan under the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) in 2021, and is reaping the benefits of composting for his crop.
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Better livelihoods sought for smallholder onion farmers

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Pakistan is the fifth largest onion producer with a total area of around 131.4 thousand hectares and annual production of 1.8 million tons. Most of the onion farmers are smallholders and face challenges such as smaller volumes and fluctuating prices due to a production-led approach.
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Launching a career in science journalism

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What next after science journalism training? How does a new science journalist hit the road running? How can they earn a living in science journalism? How can they find the media outlets to publish their science stories? How can they get compelling story ideas and successfully pitch them to editors?
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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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Dutch ambassador to Pakistan receives update on country’s potato capacity building project

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His Excellency Wouter Plomp, Ambassador of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Pakistan, has received an update on the CABI-led project which aims to build the capacity of 950 smallholder potato growers in the Punjab region.
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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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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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A Q&A with the editors of CABI One Health

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While drafting the inaugural Editorial for CABI One Health, an interesting discussion took place within the Editorial Board. We share some of these thought-provoking points in the form of a Q&A with Editor-in-Chief Jakob Zinsstag and Deputy Editor Lisa Crump.
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