Juno: Transforming Evidence for Agriculture, Food and Climate

To respond urgently in times of crises we need to be ready. Researchers need the know-how and tools to develop rapid evidence synthesis at short notice, and coordinated networks need to be able to translate, communicate, and share evidence at a moment’s notice so that policymakers can use that evidence.…
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Submissions invited for new collection focussed on gender and agriculture

Farmers grow sweet peppers in Jamaica.
Submissions are now being invited for a new collection of research articles, reviews and opinion papers focussed on gender and agriculture which will be published in the journal CABI Agriculture and Bioscience. CABI’s Gender Coordinators Sajila Khan and Bethel Terefe join Frances Williams, Director of Social Sciences at CABI, in…
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National Farmers’ Day celebrations crowned with CABI-sponsored Regional Best Female Farmer Award

Best Female Farmer for Bono Region - 2022
A multi-crop and livestock farmer has won the CABI-sponsored Regional Best Female Farmer Award held as part of Ghana’s National Farmers’ Day celebrations. Ama Gyamfua, who is also a mother to five children and has previously won awards for her farming, landed the award which recognises excellence in her profession…
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CABI-led study suggests women’s role in coffee production should be promoted across whole value chain

Women and coffee in Ethiopia
A new CABI-led study published in the journal Sustainability suggests that the role of women in coffee production should be promoted across the whole value chain as well as improving their access to productive resources and services. The study found that while some of the technologies and practices promoted to…
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Value placed on resources and decisions in farming in Ethiopia differs across genders, study reveals

A new study published in the CABI Agriculture & Bioscience journal has revealed that major empowerment resources and decision-makings that are valuable to men and women vary across gender and farming systems in Ethiopia. Lead author Wole Kinati, from the University of New England, Australia, and fellow researchers found that,…
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Strengthening food security post COVID-19 pandemic and locust attack

Thirty-seven percent of Pakistan's population is already vulnerable to food insecurity. This figure will soon exacerbate given the effect of recent external challenges including the rapid spread of Covid-19 and its subsequent Government restrictions, and Pakistan’s largest locust infestation in 25 years devasting large areas of agricultural land, including cotton,…
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