About CABI

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Knowledge for life

CABI is an international, inter-governmental, not-for-profit organization that improves people’s lives worldwide by providing information and applying scientific expertise to solve problems in agriculture and the environment.

Our approach involves putting information, skills and tools into people's hands. CABI's 49 member countries guide and influence our work which is delivered by scientific staff based in our global network of centres.

CABI's mission is to improve people's lives worldwide by providing information and applying expertise to solve problems in agriculture and the environment.

CABI is an inter-governmental, not-for-profit organization established by a United Nations treaty-level agreement between 49 Member Countries and is governed by the membership, an independent board.

Membership of CABI gives national governments a leadership role in directing and influencing the global development agenda through the work of the organization and its international network of partners.

Inspired by the Sustainable Development Goals, our annual review tells the stories of our projects and the impact they have on farmers, extension workers, scientists, policy makers and professional practitioners. It also reports our financial results.

The policies that guide our working practices including the code of business conduct, procurement, bribery, whistle blowing and strategies on gender.

CABI offers over a century of scientific endeavour. Since its beginnings in 1910, CABI has developed into a truly international development-led organization, supported by both a first-class publishing division and a solid scientific research base.

SciDevNet

SciDev.Net is the world’s leading source of reliable and authoritative news, views and analysis about science and technology for global development. Although part of CABI SciDev.Net is an independent news network.

CABI's mission is to improve people's lives worldwide by providing information and applying expertise to solve problems in agriculture and the environment.