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Revealing the hidden threat from crop pests

Five years ago I gave at talk at the International Mycological Congress, IMC10, in Bangkok, on the distributions of crop pests and pathogens around the world. 542 more words

Food Security

Harmonizing Seed Rules in West and Central Africa

When the West and Central African Council for Agriculture Research and Development (CORAF) and its partners (the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the World Bank, and other political and civil society actors) set out to level the playing field in matters of seed certification, varietal release, and phytosanitary control, this is the sort of the outcome that they desired. 10 more words

Food Security

A Food Policy for Canada Doesn't Offer Much to Chew On

You may have heard that Canada released a food policy last week. Which is great but it seems to be light on specifics and really just a bunch of food-related budget items grouped together and called a policy. 498 more words

Quarterly LifeNets Board Meeting

Quarterly LifeNets board meeting Sunday, June 23, 2019 conducted by President/Chairman Beverly Skogen Kubik. From left Cathy McClure, Jamie Snyder, Sue Peine, Mike Snyder, Don Turgeon, Bev Kubik.   36 more words

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The World Celebrated the Camel's Day

The camel is making it space as a sustainable food security animal under changing climate change scenario. One of the most important driving force behind this phenomenon is the precious camel milk (CaM). 564 more words

Plantwise helps with managing the invasive Fall Armyworm in Vietnam

During a recent visit to a plant clinic session in Vinh Phuc, Vietnam, first-hand evidence of this devastating invasive pest was shown to visiting CABI staff. 541 more words

Agriculture