Workshop explores Trichogramma production system to fight crop pests that threaten food security in Malaysia

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It has now been more than 50 years since CABI started a successful journey in Malaysia to establish scientific research collaboration with key organisations involved in agriculture and plant health.
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CABI study brief explores effectiveness of farmer groups in promoting safe food production standards

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A new CABI study brief has been published which delves into important aspects regarding the effectiveness of farmer groups in advocating for and adopting safe food production standards using experiences from Ghana and Kenya. The study brief, written by CABI scientists Maureen Njenga, Walter Hevi, Suzanne Neave, Lucy Karanja, Dr Naphis Bitange and Dr Monica…
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Helping communities adapt to the impacts of climate change

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To mark Earth Day on 22nd April, we‚Äôve highlighted three of our stories on agriculture and climate change from the past year.   The world is witnessing growing incidents of the new ‚Äúnormal‚ÄĚ caused by global warming. No longer regarded as a future challenge to be faced in the next few decades, climate disruption is…
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Changing minds, empowering farmers: trainings conducted in Sheikhupura, Pakistan

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Under the Asian Development Bank (ADB)-funded project ‚ÄėEnhancing Technology-Based Agriculture and Marketing in Rural Punjab,‚Äô staff from CABI‚Äôs centre in Pakistan have delivered a series of training sessions aimed at helping farmers reap better crops.
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Workshop highlights need for increased mechanization of Pakistan’s agriculture industry

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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).
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Workshop highlights importance of SPS capacity building for greater food security in Pakistan

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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…
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Reaping the rich harvest of the kitchen garden despite devastating floods in Pakistan

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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.
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World Food Day: How can data science and modelling help smallholders adapt to climate change?

Data science and modelling are relatively new concepts when it comes to farming. For centuries, smallholders have carefully passed down agricultural skills from generation to generation. They depended on this knowledge. And stable seasons and weather meant this information remained relevant for years. 
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CABI partners in training to help ensure Pakistan’s food security amid challenges of climate change

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Pakistan, according to a report published by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and World Bank, is one of the world’s countries most at risk from the impacts of climate change with temperatures potentially rising considerably above the global average.
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CABI contributes to infographic revealing impacts of COVID-19 on farm households in Pakistan

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CABI has contributed to new research findings in an infographic from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) which reveals the continuing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on farm households in Pakistan.
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