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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From satellites to stem borers: using earth observation to forecast pest outbreaks

Globally, over 500 million smallholder farmers provide food for two thirds of the world’s population. With 40% of crops lost annually to...

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Space-age technology for fight against crop-devastating pest outbreaks

Last night, the Pest Risk Information Service (PRISE), which uses state-of-the-art technology to help inform farmers in sub-Saharan Africa...

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PRISE: speaking to the end user – pest alerts for plant doctors in Africa

After 2 hours drive, we arrive in Rufunsa District located approximately 150 kilometres east of the Zambian Capital, Lusaka. After...

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