CABI highlights expertise in crop pest management using digital tools at ISTF 2023

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CABI has highlighted its expertise in digital tools, to aid the management of crop pests, at the International Symposium on Tropical Fruits (ISTF 2023) held recently in Guangzhou, China. The objective of ISTF 2023 is to generate interest in the adoption of smart farming technologies to boost and sustain tropical fruits production, market, and trade.…
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New initiative aims to transform 50 countries’ agricultural data systems

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Good decisions are fundamental for sustainable agricultural growth, but decisions can only be as good as the evidence that informs them. Low and lower middle-income countries invest nearly one trillion dollars in agriculture every year. However, they often lack the data and evidence needed to guide and inform those investments.
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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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Data and farming innovations aid crop pest risk prediction and management in low income countries

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Novel Solutions in the form of pest risk alert systems now present a unique opportunity for low income countries to better predict, prevent and manage pests that are estimated to cause between 20%-40% crop losses annually, threatening the food security of millions. This has been highlighted in a United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) 2021…
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Bundling agricultural services under the Seeing is Believing project in India

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The Seeing is Believing (SIB) project started in Tamil Nadu (a southern state in India) in May 2019 in partnership with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and The M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF), writes Akanksha Nagpal and Arun Jadhav.
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