Joint crop and livestock services for smallholder farmers

Crop and livestock health is crucial to agricultural productivity and farmer livelihoods. However, in low-income countries, smallholders are often left without sufficient support to deal with crop and animal problems due to existing agricultural extension services being understaffed and underfunded. CABI’s work in plant health and plant clinics over the…
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Ensuring resilience of maize production and quality in a changing climate

Climate change is impacting on the agricultural sector in DPR Korea, with extreme weather events becoming more common. This has led to increased damage to the main staple crops, rice and maize. Maize in particular is vulnerable to damage in the field and subsequent colonization by toxin producing fungi. These…
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New ‘safer spices’ base to help secure market access through improved food safety within the peppercorn value chain

Peppercorn sales in Vietnam
The CABI-implemented Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) ‘safer spices’ project has established an office in Vietnam to help support its work to secure market access through improved food safety within the peppercorn value chain. The project aims to achieve this by improving compliance with food safety requirements in high-value…
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CABI ‘chips-in’ to help build capacity of potato growers in Punjab, Pakistan

CABI is joining forces with Wageningen University & Research in a two-and-a-half-year project to help increase the productivity and sustainability of 960 smallholder potato growers in Punjab, Pakistan, with a special attention for the role of women. Thanks to funding from the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO), CABI and its Dutch…
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CABI shares expertise on strengthening and diversifying food systems at all-Africa vegetable summit

Scientists from CABI’s Africa Centre, with expertise in strengthening and diversifying food systems, have played a key role in sharing their knowledge and research at the Power on Your Plate: All-Africa Summit on Diversifying Food Systems with African Traditional Vegetables to Increase Health, Nutrition and Wealth. The Regional Director CABI…
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AIRCA agrees to cooperate on research in support of UN Food Systems Summit 2021

AIRCA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Scientific Group of the UN Secretary General’s Food Systems Summit to cooperate on research in support of the UN Food Systems Summit 2021 which will launch bold new actions to deliver progress on all 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The…
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