Construction of world-leading UK Crop Microbiome Cryobank now complete

The construction of the UK Crop Microbiome Cryobank (UK-CMCB) – the first publicly available resource of its kind anywhere in the world – is now complete after three years of painstaking research led by CABI and a variety of partners. Scientists from the UK’s foremost agricultural research institutes created the…
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CABI shares expertise in FAIR data at SciDataCon conference as part of International Data Week

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CABI has shared its expertise in FAIR data – as they apply to data governance, development projects and investments – at the SciDataCon conference in Salzburg, Austria, held as part of International Data Week. Ada Isaac, CABI’s Research and Development Manager, attended the event – which is the international conference…
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CABI scientists test model to predict performance of biological control agent against Oriental migratory locust

CABI scientists have led new research which has tested an updated and validated model to predict the performance of a biological control agent to tackle the Oriental migratory locust (Locusta migratoria manilensis) in China. The scientists found that the fungus Metarhizium anisopliae tended to work better on insects with lower…
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CABI and FAO collaborate to help improve livelihoods of smallholder farmers and ease the global food crisis

CABI has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to work together and improve the livelihoods of 500 million smallholder farmers while easing the global food crisis. The partnership will see CABI and the FAO working more closely together to…
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Office opens to strengthen food security and development of responsible and sustainable food system in Vietnam

An office, as part of a collaboration between CABI and the Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences (VAAS), has been opened in Hanoi to help strengthen food security and development of a responsible and sustainable food system in Vietnam. The dedicated facility, at the headquarters of VAAS, follows the signing of…
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Tripartite south-south cooperation to support Botswana develop the digital knowledge hub for greater food security

CABI is working with the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) as part of a tripartite south-south cooperation and technical exchange to support Botswana develop a digital knowledge hub to foster greater sustainable food security. A comprehensive needs assessment is being carried – at the request of Botswana’s National Agricultural…
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