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Workshop highlights “dire need” for increased mechanization of Pakistan’s agriculture industry
April 4, 2023
Agriculture is the backbone of the economy of many countries around the world. This includes Pakistan were the agriculture sector employs almost 50% of the nation’s work force and accounts for nearly 20% of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
Workshop highlights importance of SPS capacity building for greater food security in Pakistan
March 13, 2023
Dr M.Sajid Qureshi, Dr Talha Nazir, Kazam Ali
CABI, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Department of Plant Protection (DPP), have held a workshop aimed to strengthening Sanitary and Phyto-Sanitary (SPS) measures to ensure greater food security in Pakistan amid risks posed by quarantine pests and chemicals due to high toxicity levels. Pakistan needs to meet the high international standards for food…
Reaping the rich harvest of the kitchen garden despite devastating floods in Pakistan
March 10, 2023
Mushtaque Ali, Rahib Ali
Long-lasting and heavy monsoon rains since June 2022 have claimed thousands of lives in large parts of Pakistan particularly Sindh. Millions of people have had to leave their homes and are now homeless or living in emergency shelters.
Embracing equity, celebrating International Women’s Day
March 8, 2023
CABI recognises the important role women play in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) including in the agricultural industry – helping to ensure greater food security for millions around the world.
Women’s empowerment through skills development – small revolutions bring big changes
March 7, 2023
Noor Nabi Bhutto, Rehana Ali
CABI strongly upholds the importance of women’s empowerment for community development and to help the sustainable progress of the country where they live and Pakistan is no exception.
Women are not just farmers’ wives: overcoming stereotypes of women in agriculture
March 6, 2023
For International Women’s Day, CABI’s Gender Coordinator, Bethel Terefe, looks at why women are often not considered farmers in their own right, despite the significant contribution they make to agriculture. I was recently listening to a farmer focus group in Ghana. It became clear that few attendees saw the women as farmers, not even the…
Sowing the seeds of women’s leadership in researching Pakistan’s chilli sector
March 2, 2023
Babar Bajwa, Sabyan Faris Honey
Over the past decade, there has been a global shift in the inclusiveness of women in varied fields including all levels of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.
CABI showcases its expertise in open data at first annual Public Policy Dialogues Conference in India
January 31, 2023
Scientists from CABI’s centre in India has showcased their expertise in open data at the first annual Public Policy Dialogues Conference hosted by the Bharti Institute of Public Policy at the Indian School of Business (ISB) in Hyderabad. The event served as a gathering of experts in the field where both researchers and practitioners took…
A guide to isolating pathogens with Dr Phil Taylor
January 23, 2023
CABI has produced a new video guide to the isolation of fungal and bacterial pathogens from diseased plant tissue.
CABI Study Brief highlights the many benefits of Integrated Crop Management course
January 17, 2023
A CABI Study Brief has highlighted the many benefits of a Masters of Advanced Studies in Integrated Crop Management (MAS ICM) course enjoyed by 66 graduates including job promotion, increased confidence and greater respect in their opinions. Other benefits of the course, which ran from 2015 to 2020 and was jointly coordinated by CABI in…
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