CABI and partners convene soil information systems workshop in Zambia

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On April 17 and 18 2024, CABI, ISRIC – World Soil Information, the Zambia Agriculture Research Institute (ZARI) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) held a two-day soil information system roadmap development workshop at the Intercontinental Hotel in Lusaka, Zambia. Funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, this work is part of the…
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CABI hosts first ever youth in agriculture stakeholders networking event in Lusaka, Zambia

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The majority of Zambia’s 19.5 million citizens rely upon agriculture for all or part of their livelihoods with the country’s 1.5 million smallholder farmers – of which 20% are headed by women – dominating the sector with maize being the main staple crop.
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Taking action on invasives and youth unemployment in Zambia

Youth unemployment is a significant economic and social burden for Zambia. So too is the impact of invasive species on agricultural production and the natural environment. Are these mutually exclusive challenges, or can youth unemployment and tackling agricultural challenges, such as invasive species, be effectively positioned together to deliver jobs, food security and sustainable agriculture?…
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