Digital tools promotion roadmap created with stakeholders in Kenya’s Nakuru County

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Digital tools can benefit farmers and those in agricultural advisory services. CABI envisions a world in which digital innovation magnifies agricultural and environmental development impact. Through the creation and application of digital technologies, CABI brings science-based agricultural knowledge to millions of smallholder farmers, helping them increase their yields sustainably.
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Nepal National Forum stresses collaborative actions for strengthening plant clinics

Plant Clinic stakeholders at the Nepal National Forum
The National Forum meeting, a key event in the Nepal PlantwisePlus calendar, recently took place in  Kathmandu.  It was an opportunity for participants to hear the latest plant clinic activities and aimed to strengthen plant clinic operations nationwide.
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PlantwisePlus develops agro-input dealer training scheme with Bangladesh government 

Pest outbreaks in Bangladesh are causing a rapid increase in the sale of pesticides. Chemical products such as fungicides, herbicides and insecticides can help to manage pests. However, they also harm the environment and human health. 
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Plant clinics showcased at Harvest Money Expo in Uganda to help empower the country’s young smallholder farmers

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The CABI-led PlantwisePlus programme showcased its plant clinics at the Harvest Money Expo in Uganda to help empower the country’s young smallholder farmers to grow more and lose less to potentially devastating crop pests and diseases. The Harvest Money Expo, organized by the Vision Group in partnership with the Netherlands Embassy in Uganda, attracted over…
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Plantwise programme made considerable progress to help strengthen plant health systems in Burundi

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The CABI-led Plantwise programme made considerable progress to help strengthen plant health systems, livelihoods, and food security in Burundi, according to the end evaluation report published by the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) based in The Netherlands.
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CABI shares important new evidence on the legacy of Plantwise

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CABI has published a working paper assessing the legacy of Plantwise programmes in six countries: Nepal, Pakistan, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, and Jamaica. The paper, entitled Plantwise Sustainability: Two Years on, finds that the sustainability of a Plantwise programme hinges heavily on the country in question. This means that while it is difficult to engineer or…
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Recommendations made for plant clinic progress in Afghanistan

Plant clinics are an important way that we support farmers in Afghanistan. The programme helps smallholders and kitchen gardeners alike. It aims to give them the knowledge they need to protect their crops from pests and diseases. And by doing this, it helps to safeguard their crop yields and livelihoods. 
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Role of plant clinics in Nepal highlighted at 10th International Plant Protection Symposium

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The important role plant clinics play to help smallholder farmers in Nepal grow more healthier and profitable crops free from pests and diseases has been highlighted at the 10th International Plant Protection Symposium.
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CABI trains young service providers to help smallholder mango farmers in Kenya produce quality goods for export

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CABI, under the PlantwisePlus programme, has trained more young service providers who will share their lessons learnt to help smallholder mango farmers in Kenya produce better quality goods for more profitable export markets.
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CABI-led plant doctor training in Burundi improves diagnostic skills by at least 10%, new study shows

Many smallholder farmers around the world rely on good agricultural extension services to successfully grow their crops. Correct field diagnoses of plant health problems are an essential starting point, writes Dr Stefan Toepfer and co-authors.
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