Improving pest management in agroforestry on sloping land

Sampling tree seedlings, Yontan County Nursery, DPRK
Land in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) is predominantly mountainous with a high proportion of upland slopes. Agroforestry methods help to maintain sloping land and over 200 established Sloping Land User Groups (SLUGs) already apply these methods. To mitigate associated environmental risks of sloping land, to increase food…
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Study shows Plantwise plays key role in helping to implement agri-policies to reduce China’s reliance on pesticides

Plantwise clinic - Beijing
A Plantwise plant clinic supports farmers in Beijing A CABI working paper looking at the impact of agricultural policies with a specific focus on subsidized sustainable biological controls has revealed that the CABI-led Plantwise programme played a key role in reducing China’s reliance on more harmful…
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CABI contributes to global food security with expertise shared at international symposium in Japan

Ulli Kuhlmann Panel Discussion JIRCAS
Dr Ulrich Kuhlmann (left) outlines the benefit of the CABI-led Plantwise and Action on Invasives programmes to global food security at the JIRCAS International Symposium CABI has demonstrated its commitment to helping to ensure global food security by sharing its expertise in crop health and invasive…
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‘Tuning in’ to help banana farmers reap the ‘fruits’ of more profitable harvests

banana agronomy
Bananas are worth $4.3 billion a year to the economies in Uganda and Tanzania but farmers need help to tap into the crop's full potential CABI is working in partnership to help thousands of smallholder farmers in Uganda and Tanzania reap the ‘fruits’ of more profitable…
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Latest ‘crop’ of MAS in ICM students graduate with honours

MAS in ICM graduates 2019
MAS in ICM graduates 2019 celebrate their success Now in its fifth year, the Masters of Advanced Studies in Integrated Crop Management (MAS in ICM) course, coordinated by CABI and the University of Neuchâtel, celebrated the graduation of twelve more international students last month. A ceremony…
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CABI Switzerland welcomes first two exchange scientists from China at the newly established MARA China – CABI European Laboratory

Fall armyworm damage to maize
Fall armyworm attacking maize – one of the world’s most widely-consumed staple food crops Two experts in the field of biological pest control are on secondment for three months from the Institute of Plant Protection, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (IPP-CAAS) to the European arm of…
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