PRISE is seeking partners in dissemination and crowdsourcing

The Pest Risk Information Service (PRISE) has published request for proposals (RFP) for partners in Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, and Zambia. PRISE...

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PRISE pest alerts mean farmers and advisors have more time to prepare for pest infestations

By Harrison Rware, Fredrick Mbugua, and Frances Williams An estimated 40% of the world’s crops are lost to pests impacting on smallholder...

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PRISE pays dividends with farmers in Kenya heeding vital pest risk advice

Sixty percent of farmers who took part in a pilot SMS service run by Pest Risk Information Service (PRISE) and Precision...

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Five, four, three, two, one – blast off! Students keep their eyes on the radiosonde launch at the Kenya Meteorology Department, Nairobi

Around 250 students from the University of Nairobi, Manguo Secondary School and Visa Oshwal Primary School were part of a 400-strong...

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Space-age pest monitoring features at UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020

The CABI-led Pest Risk Information Service (PRISE), which uses space-age technology to provide farmers with an early warning of...

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PRISE project supporting Plant Doctor training in Malawi

In early December 2019, the Pest Risk Information Service (PRISE) project ran a series of workshops across Malawi to engage with...

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Space-age pest monitoring pays dividends for farmers in Kenya

Space-age technology to provide farmers with an early warning of pest outbreaks, which could devastate their crops and livelihoods, is...

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Farmers in Malawi to benefit from space-age technology in fight against devastating crop pests

Farmers in Malawi are the latest to benefit from a CABI-led consortium, funded by the UK Space Agency, which is providing a Pest...

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PRISE: Kenya Stakeholder Workshop July 2018

Earlier this month, members of the Pest Risk Information Service (PRISE) consortium held a stakeholder workshop in Kenya to update...

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Plant clinics, pests and pads of paper

“We’ve arrived everyone. Off the bus”. Ten journalists, myself and five other CABI staff disembark eager to write our own stories on...

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