Space-age technology for fight against crop-devastating pest outbreaks
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.
Scaling up interactive ICT to increase agricultural innovation in Tanzania
Despite Tanzanias immense agricultural potential, farm productivity is hindered by inadequate knowledge and customary practices on farm management. The project Upscaling Technologies in Agriculture through Knowledge Extension (UPTAKE) targets small-scale farmers through geographical mobile and radio campaigns on improved agricultural technologies and approaches.
CABIcore – re-engineering the CABI Knowledge Business
For over 100 years CABI has created and disseminated vast amounts of information relating to agricultural research and problem-solving. But much of this content can't be interrogated or integrated with recent content to generate new knowledge and insights. This programme aims to transform CABI's knowledge management platforms, providing flexibility to…
RUFORUM: Building agricultural universities’ capacity throughout Africa
Universities play an important and largely unfulfilled role in the well-being of small-scale farmers and the economic development of countries throughout sub-Saharan Africa. The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) supports universities to address this important role. Established in 2004, RUFORUM is a consortium of 46 African…
GODAN: Making agriculture and nutrition data open and searchable
Open data - data that is freely available and machine-readable for everyone to use - is a vital resource for improving global food security and human health. The Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) programme has been set up to take pioneering agriculture and nutrition research information and…
mNutrition: Addressing hidden hunger through mobile messaging
One in three people in the developing world suffer from hidden hunger, or micronutrient deficiency, due to a lack of information on proper nutrition. This is a major cause of illness, poor growth, reduced productivity and impaired cognitive development. To help combat the problem, CABI and its partners in the…
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