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. Its approach involves putting information, skills and tools into people’s hands. CABI’s 50 member countries guide and influence its work which is delivered by scientific staff based in its global network of centres.
CABI helps address the challenges of food security by helping farmers grow more and lose less. This is done by improving crop yields, safeguarding the environment, and improving access to agricultural and environmental scientific knowledge. CABI’s mission and direction are influenced by member countries that help guide the activities CABI undertakes, including scientific publishing, development projects and research, and microbial services.