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Scientists gear up to battle invasive species

Размещено on Срд, 24 Авг 2016, 08:34

A research programme to tackle invasive species that kill plants and sicken animals is getting under way at the United Kingdom’s Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International (CABI). The programme, worth US$50 million, aims to find scientific solution that help farmers to either defeat or adapt to the presence of invasive species. The goal is to tackle the devastating economic impact of such species, estimated to be around $183 billion in lost crops and revenue in Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and South-East Asia every year.

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Тег: invasive speciesCABIweedsSub-Saharan AfricaSouth AsiaSouth-East Asiasciencescientific solutionresearch
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Встреча Секретариата МККЗР с руководством CABI в Риме

Размещено on Птн, 23 Окт 2015, 14:18

В четверг 22 октября делегация МККЗР во главе с Секретарем Джиньюэном Шья / Jingyuan Xia провела встречу с делегацией руководящего состава Международного центра сельского хозяйства (CAB International), возглавляемой Генеральным директором CABI Тревором Николлсом / Trevor Nicholls. В ходе встречи стороны подготовили проект соглашения о намерениях с указанием ряда конкретных целей на будущее. После корректировки и окончательного согласования это соглашение создаст основу для будущей программы работы, направленной на повышение уровня осведомленности как о деятельности обеих организаций, так и о важности здоровья растений и защиты растений. Кроме всего прочего, представители обеих организаций выразили надежду на участие в совместных семинарах Всемирной программы Международного центра сельского ...

Тег: IPPCCABI
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CABI and IPPC Technical Working Group meets in Rome

Размещено on Птн, 22 Ноя 2013, 16:47

This past week, the Technical Working Group (TWG) between the IPPC Secretariat and CABI, including its Plantwise programme, met at FAO Headquarters in Rome to review the progress made since they convened last January to identify the areas of common interest and possible joint activities in the future. Given the different but complementary nature of IPPC and CABI activities, the TWG intends to explore how they can best synergize their respective missions while also improving understanding and building capacity amongst IPPC contracting parties and CABI member countries on areas of mutual interest. Discussions during the two-day meeting aimed to highlight ...

Тег: CABIIPPC
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IPPC/CABI Plantwise Collaboration Initiated

Размещено on Чтв, 05 Сен 2013, 20:42

In recent efforts to improve collaboration on joint activities, the IPPC and CABI Plantwise have agreed to initiate secondments between their organizations to increase transparency and effectiveness. The IPPC Secretariat at FAO Headquarters in Rome welcomes Ms. Katherine Cameron, Knowledge Bank Development Manager for Plantwise, to assist in the guidance and approval of a joint work plan that will further implement these efforts.

David Nowell, the lead for the IPPC’s efforts on national reporting obligations, considers that this is the beginning of a more beneficial working arrangement for both parties. "I can see a lot of potential on the ...

Тег: IPPCCABICooperation
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IPPC/CABI Roundtable Meeting

Размещено on Срд, 13 Фев 2013, 19:22

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On Monday 22 January, senior representatives from the IPPC Secretariat and the Commonwealth Agricultural Bureau International (CABI) met to discuss their working relationship and establish contact points, as their work programmes include many common interests in the areas of policy, standard setting and capacity development. The roundtable meeting touched on issues of pest listing, pest reporting, enhancing awareness, and a list of action points was developed. The meeting took place in a productive atmosphere and yielding positive results. Both parties anticipate a follow-up meeting in the near future.

Тег: CABI
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