Strong CABI presence at 39th Annual Meeting of the European Culture Collections’ Organisation

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There was a strong CABI presence at the 39th Annual Meeting of the European Culture Collections’ Organisation with presentations on the Nagoya Protocol, the Microbiome and Crop Health as well as a session chaired on Genomics and Bioinformatics.
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CABI to work in partnership to help protect St Helena’s biodiversity and enhance its agriculture

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Most people have heard of St Helena and perhaps a few are even aware that it is a UK overseas territory in the South Atlantic. Its greatest claim to fame is that Napoleon was exiled to the island and died there, but what many people might not appreciate is that the biodiversity on the island…
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CABI works with AIRCA to support UN Food Systems Summit

On September 23 2021, the United Nations will host a Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) as part of the Decade of Action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. The Summit will launch new initiatives to deliver progress on all 17 SDGs, each of which relies to some degree on healthier, more sustainable and…
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CABI’s Guide to Literature Searching

In this blog, we explain our 3 step process to creating a powerful, repeatable literature search so that you can focus on the content that matters, and make balanced decisions from the evidence you find. 
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New podcast series highlights CABI’s work on tackling invasives

The first of a new four-part CABI Podcast mini-series, which interviews CABI experts on the threats posed by four different invasive species, has been released. The first episode, on desert locusts, will be followed on a weekly basis by episodes on fall armyworm, Himalayan balsam, and toadflax.
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Stakeholders say Global Burden of Crop Loss would help direct future agricultural policy and practice

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Key stakeholders of the Global Burden of Crop Loss (GBCL) have said that the initiative would help direct future agricultural policy and practice, as it looks to bridge the gaps in data on crop losses that impact upon global food security. According to estimates compiled by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), we need to…
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Enabling the disadvantaged: ACIAR vegetable value chain project helps small onion farmers in Tando Allahyar, Sindh, earn higher profits

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Onion is one of the major vegetable crops in Pakistan and most of its producers are smallholder farmers. Due to smaller land holding, traditional farming practices and prevailing marketing system, they are unable to received better price for their produce and cannot uplift their living standards. The current marketing system prefers volume over the quality…
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BCI farmer shares benefits of safer and more sustainable biological controls to manage pests in cotton crop

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What does sustainability mean? In the context of agriculture, sustainability refers to the successful management of agricultural resources to satisfy human needs while at the same time maintaining or enhancing the quality of the environment and conserving natural resources for future generations.
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Stakeholders hail positive impact of FDOV project on Ghanaian vegetable exports to EU market

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Stakeholders in the implementation of a project to deal with interceptions of vegetable produce from Ghana to the EU market because of harmful organisms have hailed the positive impact of the project on exports.  
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Digital climate advisory services – an investment case for equity

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The need for climate adaptation Smallholder farmers are facing increasing impacts from droughts, floods, heatwaves and wildfires, as well as crop pests and diseases, being driven by climate change. And these issues are only projected to get worse as our world warms over the coming years. Smallholders are the backbone of our global food supply.…
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