Work starts on ambitious global plan to diversify agriculture in a hotter world
Agricultural experts and leaders gathered on 25-26 October in Nairobi, Kenya, to help develop an ambitious plan to transform global agriculture as part of the Global Action Plan for Agricultural Diversification (GAPAD). The roundtable responds to the challenge of climate change and real threats to the production of the planet’s major crops in a hotter world, and was organised by CABI and the World Vegetable Centre (AVRDC).
Boosting coffee productivity in Kenya and Malawi
Although coffee is a high-value commodity and a major contributor to the economies of Kenya and Malawi, many smallholder producers remain poor because of low productivity. CABI scientists will help improve this situation by working with research institutions and assisting them to adopt modern tissue culture-based technologies to rapidly produce lots of seedlings.
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