Partner in GFAR, the Association of International Research adn Development Centers fro Agriculture (AIRCA) has released its 6th edition newsletter highlighting news from member organizations including CABI, Crops for the Future, ICBA and others. Below find some featured news and click here to read the whole update. 

CABI: New report reveals cost of Fall Armyworm to farmers in Africa, provides recommendations for control
28 September 2017 - CABI has published an 'evidence note' report on the invasive Fall Armyworm pest, showing how the caterpillar could cause maize losses costing 12 African countries up to US$6.1 billion per annum, unless control methods are urgently put in place. Read More
CFF: His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales launches CFF's 'Forgotten Foods Network'
Press Release: On 3 November 2017, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales launched the 'Forgotten Foods Network' - a global initiative spearheaded by Crops For the Future (CFF) - at the CFF Headquarters in Malaysia. Read More
ICBA: ICBA's research may be useful for Mars missions, says top Belgian astronaut
On 2 October 2017 a high-ranking Belgian delegation led by Her Excellency Dominique Mineur, the ambassador of Belgium to the UAE, visited ICBA in Dubai to learn about the center's research and development work and explore potential areas for collaboration. Read More