‘Have confidence in your abilities and do not let anyone extinguish your dream’

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As part of UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we turn the focus on CABI’s own female scientists to highlight the invaluable work they contribute towards our mission of helping smallholder farmers grow more and lose less to crop pests and diseases. Here we find out more about Idah Mugambi – a…
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CABI’s women scientists join fight to find effective biopesticides for world’s crop pests and diseases

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As part of UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we turn the focus on CABI’s own female scientists to highlight the invaluable work they contribute towards our mission of helping smallholder farmers grow more and lose less to crop pests and diseases. Here we find out more about Dr Belinda Luke –…
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Effective extension is key to communicating the benefits of better agricultural production practices

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As part of UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we turn the focus on CABI’s own female scientists to highlight the invaluable work they contribute towards our mission of helping smallholder farmers grow more and lose less to crop pests and diseases. Here we find out more about Christine Alokit who takes…
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‘Sowing the seeds’ of growth and poverty alleviation is the sweet smile of success for smallholder farmers

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Improving agricultural productivity in African smallholder farming is a critical outcome in the pathway to growth and poverty alleviation, according to Dr Monica Kansiime who is intent on helping the continent improve the sustainability of its seed production.
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Shared expertise helps plans for Pakistan to produce over 5,000 tons of organic cotton by end of year

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CABI Central and West Asia brought together 30 farmers from the Barkhan and Lasbella districts of Balochistan to share expertise which will help plans for Pakistan to produce more than 5,000 tons of organic cotton by the end of the year.
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Adapting to a warming world

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As countries around the world consider how to ‘build back better’ after the impacts of Covid-19, tackling climate change and shifting economies towards low-carbon pathways has played a prominent part in many policy discussions. But, to truly build back better, developing resilience to the impacts of climate change is also of paramount importance.
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Rural women in Pakistan trained on principles of Better Cotton Initiative despite COVID-19

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As we all know, 2020 has been the worst year in the lifetimes of many people around the world due to COVID-19 – the severe acute respiratory disease – also known as SARS-CoV-2 because the virus is genetically related to the coronavirus responsible for the SARS outbreak of 2003.
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CABI Blog Most Read 2020

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As 2020 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 by CABI Books authors proved popular this year, as well as CABI’s work in Pakistan. Unsurprisingly, COVID-19 and related topics were popular reads this…
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Opening up agricultural research and data: What does “open agriculture” mean for international development organizations?

Welcome to the third and final blog of this series. CABI recently hosted a webinar on Opening up agricultural research and data with a great panel of expert speakers who highlighted some of the many opportunities inherent in “open agriculture” (click here to view the webinar). In the first blog of the series, I looked…
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Opening up agricultural research and data: Considering “open agriculture” from the researchers’ point of view

Welcome to the second blog of this series. CABI recently hosted a webinar on Opening up agricultural research and data with a great panel of expert speakers who highlighted some of the many opportunities inherent in “open agriculture” (click here to view the webinar). In the first blog of the series, I looked at how…
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