CABI participates in international partnership to protect Europe’s forests from pests and diseases
CABI’s experts in the biological control of invasive tree pests and pathogens, such as the box tree moth, are participating in an international partnership of scientists, experts and stakeholders to help protect Europe’s forests from devastating pests and diseases.
Space-age technology for fight against crop-devastating pest outbreaks in Kenya
CABI is leading a consortium, funded by the UK Space Agency’s International Partnership Programme (IPP), developing a Pest Risk Information Service (PRISE), which uses state-of-the-art technology to help inform farmers in sub-Saharan Africa of pest outbreaks that could devastate their crops and livelihoods.
Seeing is Believing – empowering farmers with smartphone imaging
Many farmers in the northern Indian states of Haryana and Punjab still rely on inefficient agricultural practices that are ill adapted to climate change. Data can help them. Customised advice, based on localised weather and soil data, pests and diseases, as well as input availability, can improve management practices, productivity and profitability. In this project, farmers will provide images taken from their smartphones to strengthen this advice and help farmers make timely decisions.
CABI joins Koppert to reduce the reliance on chemical use in pest management in Kenya
CABI has initiated activities with Koppert Biological Systems to increase the fight against crop pests and diseases which threaten the food security and livelihoods of thousands of farmers and their families in Kenya
Dr Ulrich Kuhlmann unveils BioProtection Portal prototype at Biocontrol Africa conference
Dr Ulrich Kuhlmann, CABI’s Executive Director Global Operations, has unveiled a prototype Biopesticides Portal that facilitates the identification, sourcing and application of more environmentally-friendly, cost-effective and sustainable biological control products in the global fights against agricultural pests and diseases.
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