CABI science award winners to help increase livelihoods, food security, and empowerment for women in Africa

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CABI researchers Lilian Owembabazi and Dr Hettie Boafo have each been given special CABI science awards – in memory of former colleagues – allowing them to help increase food security, livelihoods, and empowerment for women in Africa. Ms Owembabazi, Research Assistant at CABI’s regional centre for Africa in Nairobi and…
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Benefits of the CABI BioProtection Portal highlighted at Global Minor Use Summit

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The benefits of the CABI BioProtection Portal have been highlighted at the Global Minor Use Summit in Madrid, Spain, aimed at raising awareness of the challenges facing minor crops such as avocado, passionfruit, kiwi fruit and pomegranate. The Global Minor Use Summit was hosted by the Minor Use Foundation (MUF)…
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Farming Innovation Programme award to explore vital role of soil microbiomes and move towards greater sustainable agriculture in the UK

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Today, Eagle Genomics, announces an award from DEFRA’s Farming Innovation Programme to explore - in partnership with Rothamsted Research and CABI - the vital role of soil microbiomes as part of a move towards greater sustainable agriculture and net zero food production to feed the planet’s growing population. By leveraging…
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CABI strengthens partnership with ICC for sustainable development of the coconut sector

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CABI has renewed its Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Coconut Community (ICC) to support the sustainable development of the coconut sector in Asia, the Pacific, Caribbean, Africa, and South America. Dr Feng Zhang, Regional Director of CABI East & South-East Asia, signed the agreement with Dr Jelfina C.…
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Free crop pest diagnosis and management courses now available in India

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The CABI Academy – which brings together CABI’s expertise in crop health, agricultural advisory services, and digital development – is now making free courses on crop pest diagnosis and management available in India. Students, teachers and trainers in agricultural education institutions and the workplace can now access at no charge…
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CABI makes progress to sustainably tackle invasive pest and weed as part of EUR €6 million ADOPT-IPM project

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CABI is making good progress as part of its role in the EUR €6 million ADOPT-IPM project aimed at using Integrated Pest Management (IPM) tools to fight economically important crop pests and weeds affecting major crops across Europe and China. ADOPT-IPM is an EU-China joint action set up by 32…
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