Crop App Index: search over 800 plant-health apps
The Crop App Index website helps users to find the plant-health apps and websites they need to answer their crop pest and disease questions. CABI recently added a further 250 websites and apps to the search tool. It now features over 800 different plant-health-related platforms to support decision-making.
PlantwisePlus Knowledge Bank joins the CABI Digital Library
The PlantwisePlus Knowledge Bank has joined the CABI Digital Library platform. Developed by subject experts in partnership with international collaborators, the CABI Digital Library (CDL) makes it easier for practitioners, students and researchers to find in-depth scientific information in their area of interest.
PlantwisePlus boosts crop health in Bangladesh
Crop health in Bangladesh has never been more important. The FAO states that the agricultural sector employs almost 50% of Bangladesh’s population. And more than 70% of the country’s land is dedicated to growing crops.
Agricultural mobile apps strengthening agricultural extension
CABI’s range of agricultural mobile apps provides a way for smallholders to access up-to-date, real-time information, either first-hand or through advisory services. Smallholder farmers across the world need access to agricultural advice so their crops are less susceptible to pests and diseases. Extension and advisory service workers are important for communicating science-based solutions with communities,…
Free CABI Academy eLearning courses for extension providers available in Rwanda
CABI’s new digital learning platform, the CABI Academy, is now available for free for users in Rwanda. The digital courses are designed for agricultural extension and advisory service providers. They provide important practical advice and resources to participants to grow their knowledge and provide the best possible advice to farmers.
Digital advisory tools in the hands of women agricultural service providers
Smallholder farmers across the world need access to advisory services to support them in managing pest and disease issues on their crops. As part of its PlantwisePlus programme, CABI is developing and promoting digital advisory tools to increase access to the information that farmers need to adopt safe and effective agricultural practices. One of the…
Digital learning courses available for free in Bangladesh
CABI’s new digital learning platform, the CABI Academy, is now available free for users in Bangladesh. The digital learning courses are designed for agricultural extension and advisory service providers. They provide interactive exercises and resources to help participants grow their knowledge, so they can deliver the best possible advice to farmers.
Crop App Index: An easier way to find plant health digital tools
The Crop App Index website helps users to find crop health-related digital tools that support their decision-making. An exploration of available crop-related digital apps showed that there are thousands of plant health websites and apps. However, narrowing down search results to find relevant information is tricky and time-consuming for users. CABI has developed the Crop…
Watch the PlantwisePlus Launch Video
This week saw the digital launch of CABI’s new global programme – PlantwisePlus. The online event featured presentations from both CABI representatives as well as partner organisations, including FAO and the governments of Kenya and the Netherlands.