CABI assesses opportunities and challenges of online learning at African universities’ webinar

CABI's Digital Learning Manager, Mark Berthelemy, joined a panel of experts as part of a webinar to assess the opportunities and challenges that African universities face with online learning in a post-COVID-19 environment. The webinar was organized by the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), a network…
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BioSpace project provides early warning system for locust and fall armyworm pests in China and Laos

Roosting Locusts
CABI is working in partnership to utilise space-enabled remote sensing technology to help tackle migratory locusts and the fall armyworm in China and Laos with an emphasis on promoting more environmentally-friendly biopesticide controls. The BioSpace project, funded by the Science Technology and Facilities Council, will act as an early-warning system…
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Improving soybean production in Kenya using digital and extension approaches

Soybean
In Kenya, soybean is a key crop in helping to improve livelihoods and nutrition. However, production only meets 10% of the market needs due to the effects of poor agricultural practices and pests and diseases. To address these issues, this project will provide a frontier system that integrates Earth Observation…
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CABI and ASARECA sign MoU to strengthen agricultural research for development

David MoU
The Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA) and CABI have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will enable both organisations to jointly work towards promoting their shared objectives and areas of strategic focus in Eastern and Central Africa. The signed MoU formalises and strengthens…
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Rwanda Soil Information Services (RwaSIS)

70% of Rwanda’s population rely on agriculture for their livelihoods. However, productivity has been severely compromised by a lack of crop and soil-specific fertilizers and soil erosion. Real-time, reliable, soil and agronomy data can inform farmers, helping them to make the best decisions for their land, but this data is…
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Enabling safe and climate smart coffee production in Colombia

The coffee berry borer (CBB) is the most serious coffee pest, worldwide, causing crop damage in excess of $US500 million, annually. In Colombia, 75% of coffee crops are affected by this pest, where it directly damages coffee beans, destroying the taste and making the beans unsaleable. Furthermore, climate change is…
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