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…
SciDev.Net delves deeper with relaunch of Spotlight series
SciDev.Net - the world's leading source of reliable and authoritative news, views and analysis about science and technology for global development - is delving deeper into the issues that matter with the relaunch of its popular Spotlight series.
New book launched at CABI symposium on tourism and animal welfare
A new book published by CABI - looking at the meaning of 'animal welfare' and its role in tourism, in relation to ethics, animal rights, and human obligations to animals, - has been launched, with the authors Neil Carr and Donald Broom at this year's CABI symposium on tourism and…
CABI donates books to prize-winning students at The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies
CABI has donated copies of the appropriately titled 'Animal Welfare' to students at The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies who were tasked with designing a poster to promote key themes relating to animal welfare.
Using insects to improve smallholders livestock production and food security in West Africa
Poultry farming is practised by almost all smallholder farmers in West Africa but feed and protein sources are becoming increasingly expensive here, affecting meat and egg production and reducing family income. Fish farmers suffer a similar problem. We are promoting the use of insects, which are a natural food source…