Value of extension services highlighted at 2021 World Conference on Science Literacy

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The value of extension services in helping smallholder farmers grow healthier and more profitable crops has been highlighted by CABI at the 2021 World Conference on Science Literacy held remotely online due to continuing COVID-19 restrictions. Around 450 experts and guests from around the world attended the conference – on…
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CABI-led project advocating a ‘One Health’ approach to crop and livestock services highlighted at webinar

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A CABI-led project advocating a ‘One Health’ approach to crop and livestock services in Uganda has been highlighted at a webinar on animal welfare hosted by the World Animal Protection Foundation (WTS). Christine Alokit, CABI Communication and Extension Scientist based in Uganda, told stakeholders attending the online event that the…
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CABI and the Rainforest Alliance pledge working towards more sustainable agriculture

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CABI and the Rainforest Alliance have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on ways to help smallholder farmers around the world grow safer and higher quality food – and increase their incomes in the process – through more sustainable agricultural practices. With this partnership, producers will benefit from…
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Open invite to view high-level discussion exploring global food security amid the COVID-19 pandemic

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Stakeholders working and interested in the field of agricultural science and international development are being invited to a high-level discussion exploring how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected food security for millions of people around the world. A panel of experts – including senior representatives from the African Union, China Agricultural…
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CABI works in partnership to promote organic agriculture in Pakistan

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CABI, together with the Ministry of National Food Security and Research (MNFS&R), is leading an initiative to promote organic agriculture in Pakistan as part of an ambitious plan to help alleviate poverty and mitigate the impacts of climate change. CABI’s centre in Pakistan is working with MNFS&R to form a…
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CABI shares expertise at 3rd International Phytosanitary Conference aimed at enhancing international trade

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CABI has shared its expertise – gleaned from digital extension know-how and application in global programmes such as Plantwise, Action on Invasives (AoI) and the new PlantwisePlus – at the 3rd International Phytosanitary Conference held recently. Scientists based at CABI’s regional centre for Africa in Nairobi, Kenya, took part in…
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