CABI participates in WTO panel discussion on challenges and opportunities for smallholder farmers in international trade

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CABI has shared its expertise in agriculture value chain development and market access as part of a panel discussion highlighting smallholder farmers facilitation in international trade organised by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Informal Working Group on Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs). The event was held to celebrate MSME Day 2023.
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Transforming agriculture with drones: empowering youths for a sustainable future

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On this UN World Youth Skills Day 2023 (Saturday, 15 July), we celebrate the transformative power of skill development in shaping the lives of young individuals and creating a brighter future, writes Violet Ochieng’ – winner of the Carol Ellison Science Award 2021 and Research Officer-Drone Technology at CABI being supervised by CABI’s Dr Ivan…
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CABI scientist co-authors latest edition of Pesticide Use in Cocoa manual

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CABI scientist Dr Jayne Crozier has co-authored the 4th Edition of the Pesticide Use in Cocoa manual published by the International Cocoa Organization (ICCO) in close cooperation with the cocoa industry.
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CABI and USDA hold workshop in Uganda to promote electronic phytosanitary certificate among AU Member States

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CABI has teamed up with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Inter-African Phytosanitary Council of the African Union (AU-IAPSC) and the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat, to hold a workshop in Entebbe-Uganda to promote the Electronic phytosanitary certificate (ePhyto) among African Union’s (AU) 55 Member States. The IPPC ePhyto solution aims at…
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Workshop explores greater use of Nature-Based Solutions to fight crop pests in Greater Mekong region

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CABI in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences (VAAS) and Plant Protection Research Institute (PPRI) has convened a workshop to explore the greater use of Nature-based Solutions (NBS) to fight crop pests in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS).
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CABI joins partnership investigating native fungi to help protect British cereal crops from pests and diseases

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CABI has joined forces with FA Bio and Crop Health and Protection (CHAP) as part of a two-year feasibility study investigating the power of native fungi to provide protection against pests and diseases blighting British cereal crops.
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Antibiotics use in Kenyan livestock studied

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The use of antibiotics for livestock has formed part of a study in Kenya aimed at investigating technological challenges in development and food security.
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Perceptions of genetically modified crops under the microscope in Kenyan study

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The perceptions of Genetically Modified (GM) crops has come under the microscope as part of a study in Kenya aimed at investigating technological challenges in development and food security.
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Woody weeds are harming biodiversity, but we can stop them – here’s how

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On 22nd May, we mark the International Day for Biological Diversity. Biodiversity is critical for life on Earth. We cannot live in isolation of our environment. But human activity is damaging essential habitats. In this article, CABI’s Global Director for Invasive Species Dr Hariet Hinz looks at how invasive woody weeds are harming biodiversity in…
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Can artificial intelligence really help solve global crop loss?

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Up to 40% of the world’s crops are currently lost to pests. There is an urgent need for evidence to help prioritise research into minimising these losses, writes Gaby Oliver, Project Assistant on the Global Burden of Crop Loss project.
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