CABI visit to Caribbean strengthens strategic partnerships to help safeguard food security and biodiversity

Dr Daniel Elger, CABI’s CEO, and Dr Qiaoqiao Zhang, Memberships Director, have completed a two-week visit to the Caribbean, taking in three of CABI’s 49 Member Countries, Guyana, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, to strengthen strategic partnerships with stakeholders in the region. Accompanied by Mr Naitram (Bob) Ramnanan, CABI’s Regional…
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New website launches to help career progression of professionals within agriculture

A new Skills for Agriculture website has been launched by CABI to help the career progression of professionals working in agriculture. Workers, employers and educators can use the resource for a range of uses including developing job descriptions, supporting personal career planning and training needs, as well as identifying gaps…
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Expertise shared at first Pan-American Bioinputs Forum aimed at increasing sustainable productivity in agriculture

CABI has shared its expertise at the first Pan-American Bioinputs Forum: Perspectives and Opportunities for a Growing Subsector aimed at increasing agricultural productivity and sustainability in the region. Dr Yelitza Colmenarez, CABI’s Centre Director, Brazil, joined a panel discussion on ‘Regulations and Policies for the Promotion of Bioinputs’ which explored…
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Smallest agri-SMEs in Africa owner-managed by women bore the brunt of COVID-19, new CABI study reveals

The smallest agri-SMEs in Africa owner-managed by women bore the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new research led by a team of CABI scientists and published in the journal CABI Agriculture & Bioscience. The researchers studied data from 119 agri-SMEs – ranging in size from sole proprietorships with…
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CABI joins SWIFT response to help improve food security in Ethiopia

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CABI has teamed-up with a cross-sector consortium to help estimate demand for small-scale hydropower and solar mini-grids that could power irrigation systems to help ensure greater food production in a remote region of Ethiopia. The project, funded through Innovate UK Energy Catalyst Round 9, will see LENKÉ: Space & Water…
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CABI renews agreement with COMESA for increased trade in fresh fruit and vegetables

CABI has renewed its agreement with the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) which will see the two organisations continue efforts towards supporting member countries in increased trade of their fresh fruit and vegetables. Dr Morris Akiri, Dr Noah Phiri and Phyllis Ombonyo, from CABI’s regional centre for…
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