CABI plays key role in International Congress on Biological Invasions

26 October 2013 – This week, hundreds of invasive species experts from across the world gathered in Qingdao, China, for the 2nd International Congress on Biological Invasions (ICBI2013). As a co-organiser and sponsor of ICBI2013, CABI played a key role in the event through its membership of the international organising and…
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Tanzanian minister for agriculture, Christopher Chiza, visits CABI to discuss agricultural partnerships

25 October 2013 – Tanzanian minister for agriculture, The Hon. Christopher Chiza, visited CABI headquarters today to discuss partnerships in agriculture and sustainable development. Keen to meet institutions with expertise in crop management, fertilisers and plant pests and diseases, Mr Chiza said, “I see there is a lot we can…
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CABI-RUFORUM collaboration gives 32 universities access to CAB Abstracts database

21 September 2013 – CABI and The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) today announced a strategic collaboration giving 32 African universities access to CAB Abstracts - the leading information service for applied life sciences literature. RUFORUM is a consortium of 32 universities in Eastern, Central and…
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CABI supports leading agricultural event, CropWorld Global

22 October 2013 – CABI is supporting the world’s leading agricultural event, CropWorld Global 2013. The conference will take place in Amsterdam on 29-30 October. CABI’s Executive Director Publishing, Andrea Powell, and Director Strategic Partnerships, Janny Vos, will be speaking at the event. Focusing on ‘Better Farmers, Better Trade’, Andrea…
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CABI launches InfoTree, a practical internet resource for applied forest science information

17 October 2013 – CABI has launched InfoTree, a practical internet resource providing information for people working in the more applied areas of forest science. This new product focuses on the most common trees, pests and diseases studied by forest scientists, encompassing information from over 350,000 abstracts of scientific papers, through…
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CABI joins 13-country African fertiliser project

8 August 2013 – Over the summer, CABI announced its involvement in an exciting, 13-country project called Optimising Fertiliser Recommendations for Africa (OFRA). CABI is acting as contract holder and the African Soil Health Consortium (ASHC) is responsible for the project’s communications. This month, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, which will carry…
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CABI launches new website

1 August 2013 – CABI is pleased to announce the launch of its new website. By putting improved functionality and navigation at the heart of its web design, CABI has made it even easier for visitors to locate information about the organisation’s many projects, services and publishing products. Concentrating on…
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On World Food Day, “We need to produce more smartly and waste less”

16 October 2013 – Today is World Food Day, a day of global action against hunger. To meet future food demand as worldwide population increases, we need an additional 2.7 million hectares of farmland per year. Or do we? “Not necessarily”, says CABI CEO, Dr Trevor Nicholls. “While this is…
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India rice workshop a success

14 October 2013 – A specialised CABI rice agri-advice pilot has been successfully implemented, so much so that following a multi-stakeholder donor workshop held in October, our centre in India is now working to increase its scale to the national level across India. Rice growers can experience yield losses as…
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Landmark climate change report brings new concerns for food security

26 September 2013 – Tomorrow, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will release its fifth global warming report predicting indicators of climate change for the coming years. The expectation is that the temperature is set to increase even more dramatically than the last report predicted in 2007, causing a…
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