CABI shares expertise at COP15 summit seen as the “last chance” to reverse destruction of natural world

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CABI has shared its expertise in the sustainable management of invasive non-native plants as part of the UN Biodiversity Conference (COP15) which was seen as the “last chance” to reverse the destruction of the natural world. Nearly 200 countries came together during the high-level talks in Montreal, Canada, with the…
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CABI scientist wins Outstanding Woman Award

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CABI scientist Dr MaryLucy Oronje has won the Outstanding Woman Award at the Kenya Avocado Excellence Awards (KAEA) held recently to recognise individuals and organizations for their contribution to Kenya’s avocado industry. Dr Oronje, who is based at CABI’s regional centre for Africa in Nairobi, won the award for her…
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Case study explores a ‘One Health’ approach to crop and livestock care in Uganda

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The CABI Digital Library has published a new One Health Cases which explores how a ‘One Health’ approach to crop and livestock care in Uganda has been benefiting hundreds of smallholder farmers. The case study, entitled ‘How Crop-livestock Clinics Are Advancing One Health: A Pilot Case from Uganda,’ highlights the…
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Plans for digital plant health service in Malawi will benefit over 100,000 smallholder farmers

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CABI is leading on the data organization and management of a new project that will see a digital plant health service established in Malawi to benefit over 100,000 smallholder farmers of maize, tomato, cassava, banana and groundnut crops. The Malawi Digital Plant Health Service (MaDiPHS) project, funded by the Norwegian…
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Greater awareness needed to increase uptake of invasive plant biocontrol in Europe, scientists say

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A team of international scientists have conducted research which reveals that European Union professionals know less about the biological control of invasive plants than their counterparts in other parts of the world. To date, there have been over 500 biological control agents released against at least 220 invasive alien plant…
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New information portal launched to help in fight against pests and diseases of coconut

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A new information portal called Cocopest has been launched at the 58th International Coconut Community (ICC) Session & Ministerial Meeting to help in the fight against pests and diseases of coconut – a crop that in 2020 was valued at USD $65 billion. The resource, which has been developed by…
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