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New plant doctors trained in Pakistan

By Umair Safdar, CABI Pakistan

Plant health is increasingly under threat from a range of abiotic factors – such as nutritional deficiencies, extremes in temperature, adverse soil pH, pollutants – as well as biotic factors such as fungi, bacteria, viruses, nematodes, insects and other animals. 273 ord igjen

Plant Clinics

Investing in smallholder farmers for a food-secure future

Smallholder farmers provide the vast majority of the world’s food supply, and ‘small-scale farming’ is the largest occupation group of economically active people, 43% of which are women… 384 ord igjen

Agriculture

Making data digital in Pakistan

By Umair Safdar, Plantwise Pakistan

Agriculture is increasingly knowledge-intensive with a continuing need to provide the right information to the people who need it most, making a real difference to their livelihoods. 384 ord igjen

Agriculture

Fostering knowledge and confidence to feed more

Globally, an estimated 815 million people go hungry each day. Without access to healthy food, they are chronically undernourished. Meanwhile, in spite of advances in agricultural technology, approximately 40% of the food grown annually in rural communities is lost to pests and diseases. 499 ord igjen

Agriculture

CABI signs MoU with Agricultural Department Gilgit Baltistan to launch Plantwise programme

CABI has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Agriculture Department Gilgit Baltistan in Pakistan to launch the Plantwise programme in order to provide research-based advisory services to farmers. 228 ord igjen

Agriculture

Farmers Need Long-Term and Short-Term Solutions to Combat Fall Armyworm in Kenya

Reblogged from Farming First.

From a distance, Wycliffe Ngoda’s two acres of shiny green maize crops look healthy and lush. But the tell-tale holes in the leaves and debris on the stems give away an increasingly dangerous secret hidden in more and more maize fields across Kenya and sub-Saharan Africa. 684 ord igjen

Plant Pests And Diseases

Una agropecuaria comprometida con la comunidad

La mayoría de los agricultores del municipio de San Lucas, región de Chuquisaca, Bolivia, son pequeños propietarios con áreas de hasta 2 ha por familia. El durazno tiene un papel central en la generación de ingresos. 859 ord igjen

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