Jamaica’s plant doctors shine in Plantwise programme awards

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Three plant doctors in Jamaica – operating as part of the CABI-led Plantwise programme which helps farmers grow more and lose less to crop pests and diseases – have been honoured with awards established by the island’s government.
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Study proposes measures to strengthen Burundi’s plant health system

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A CABI-led study has proposed seven key steps which should be taken to strengthen Burundi’s plant health system (PHS) and in doing so help improve the country’s food security and ability to tap into valuable export markets.
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PlantwisePlus training helps Kenya meet KS1758 food safety standard

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CABI – through the PlantwisePlus programme and in partnership with the Fresh Produce Consortium of Kenya (FPC Kenya) – has delivered training to help Kenya meet the KS1758 food safety standard for its fruits, vegetables and flowers.
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‘Plantwise approach’ to promote nature-based solutions for sustainable agriculture in South East Asia addressed at ASEAN forum

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A ‘Plantwise approach’ to sustainable agriculture in South East Asia has been promoted at the 4th ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC) Research and Development Forum.
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Evidence note highlights impacts and management strategies for Cassava Brown Streak Disease in Zambia

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A new evidence note published by CABI is highlighting the impacts and management strategies for Cassava Brown Streak Disease (CBSD) in Zambia, which threatens cassava yields – a staple crop for nearly six million Zambians.
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Gender-sensitive rural advisory services in Ghana come under the spotlight in training workshop

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CABI, as part of its global PlantwisePlus programme, has held a training workshop in Ghana aimed at building the capacity of the country’s regional agricultural officers to deliver advisory services which are mindful of the sensitivities of gender differences.
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Plant clinics in Pakistan: a complete package for advisory services for the country’s smallholder farmers

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The crops of smallholder farmers in Pakistan face numerous risks and health problems. Often, a lack of knowledge on the farmers’ part on how to diagnose crop pests and diseases results in losses of between 30-40% of their key crops. This not only affects productivity and, therefore, food security but also livelihoods.
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Benefits of Pest Risk Information Service highlighted at CODATA Virtual SciDataCon

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The benefits of the CABI-led Pest Risk Information Service (PRISE) in helping smallholder farmers mitigate crop pests outbreaks, thereby boosting their yields and livelihoods, have been highlighted at the CODATA Virtual SciDataCon 2021.
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Benefit from free access to Crop Pest Management Course

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Pests and diseases are among greatest challenges to food security. Around 40% of crops worldwide are lost to pests – putting the livelihoods of millions of smallholder farmers and global food security at risk. CABI is helping to mitigate these challenges through strengthening expertise of agricultural workforce in plant health and Integrated Pest Management (IPM)…
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Plant doctors help in fight against crop threats in Jammu, India

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The role Plantwise plant doctors play in helping smallholder farmers mitigate crop losses due to pests and diseases has been lauded by K.K. Sharma – the Director of Agricultural Production & Welfare Department in Jammu, India.
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