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Profile of registrant

CAB International

Identification number in the register: 02182818502-38
Registration date: 04/04/12 14:16:45

The information on this organisation was last modified on 10/03/14 09:21:58
The date of the last annual update was 10/03/14 08:41:05

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: CAB International
Acronym: CABI
Legal status: Intergovernmental organisation, not-for-profit
Website address:


Section: IV - Think tanks, research and academic institutions
and more precisely: Think tanks and research institutions

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Ian Barry
Position: Chief Finance Officer

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mrs  Janny Vos
Position: Head business development Europe

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: - Nosworthy Way 
Wallingford OX10 8DE
Telephone number: (+44) 1491 832111
Fax number: (+44) 1491 833508
Other contact information: EC liaison office:
Kastanjelaan 5
3833 AN Leusden
The Netherlands
Tel 0031 33 4321031
Fax 0031 33 4946986

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: CABI is a not-for-profit international organization that improves people’s lives by providing information and applying scientific expertise to solve problems in agriculture and the environment. Our mission and direction is influenced by our member countries who help guide the activities we undertake. These include scientific publishing, development projects and research, and microbial services.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 10
Complementary information: Subject areas of specific interest include food security and biodiversity, among which sustainable agriculture, invasive species management, biological resource collection and utilisation, agricultural commodity crops, knowledge management, scientific publishing, agricultural research, environmental research, plant health, public health, poverty alleviation.

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Green paper on the future of agricultural research;
Importance of biological resources;
Expert meetings towards the European strategy on invasive species;
Scientific publishing.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Development
  • Environment
  • Food Safety
  • Public Health
  • Research and Technology


Total number of members that are natural persons: 0
Number of member organisations: 0
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information: CABI is an intergovernmental organisation with 48 member countries, who wish to work together to solve agricultural and environmental problems worldwide.


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

CABI is an independent organisation

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Total budget: 29,314,122
of which public financing: 0
- from European sources:
- Procurement: 0
- Grants: 0
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 29,314,122
- donations:
- contributions from members: 1,172,565
Others : 28,141,557
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Overall total staff about 400, of which about 10 would have interest in contributing to roadmaps, consultations, etc.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.