CABI and Uganda work towards plans for greater sustainable food security

CABI and senior officials from Uganda’s Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO) other stakeholders are engaging in high-level talks with a view to greater collaboration towards ensuring better sustainable food security in the country. An initial meeting took place at Lake Victoria Serena…
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Papua New Guinea’s food security to be strengthened further through PlantwisePlus programme

  CABI is working with the Papua New Guinea (PNG) Government to help the country further strengthen its food security by moving towards the implementation of the PlantwisePlus programme. A meeting has been held between CABI, the National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI) and the National Agricultural Quarantine and Inspection Authority…
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CABI shares expertise at 19th Triennial Symposium of the International Society for Tropical Roots

International Society for Tropical Roots
CABI scientists have shared their expertise on the management of invasive species – which can affect the yields and livelihoods of smallholder farmers – as part of the 19th Triennial Symposium of the International Society for Tropical Roots (ISTRC). The theme of the symposium was ‘Technological and business innovations for…
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Weevil may save Great Britain up to £16.8m a year in management of invasive aquatic fern

Azolla filiculoides showing signs of biocontrol impact
A new CABI-led study suggests that a tiny weevil (Stenopelmus rufinasus) has huge benefits in saving Great Britain up to £16.8m in annual management costs of the invasive aquatic fern Azolla filiculoides. The research, published in the CABI Agriculture and Bioscience journal, estimates that without any biocontrol the expected yearly…
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New Yunnan-CABI Laboratory to help ensure greater food security in Southwest China

Yunnan-CABI Lab opening pix
Yunnan Agricultural University (YAU) and CABI have agreed to establish the Yunnan-CABI Joint Laboratory for Integrated Prevention and Control of Trans-boundary Pests to help ensure greater food security in Southwest China. The new facility, which will also make enhanced contributions to biosecurity and ecological development in the region, has been…
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CABI joins discussion on climate and agrifood systems at flagship World Food Forum event

CABI joined a discussion on climate action and agrifood systems at a flagship event of the World Food Forum held recently at the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Rome, Italy. Dr Ulrich Kuhlmann, CABI’s Executive Director, Global Operations, took part in a…
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