International Mycological Institute (IMI)

Institut international de mycologie

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History

1920. A constituent Institute of CABI, ceased autonomous existence from Jan 1998, when, together with International Institute of Biological Control (IIBC), International Institute of Entomology (IIE) and International Institute of Parasitology (IIP), integrated into CABI Bioscience. Original title: Imperial Bureau of Mycology (IBM); later came within the framework of the 'Imperial Agricultural Bureaux (IAB)', subsequently Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux (CAB); Name changed: 1947, to Commonwealth Mycological Institute; 1 Apr 1986, to CAB International Mycological Institute (CMI). Present name adopted Oct 1990. Ceased to exist when CABI Bioscience was integrated back into CABI, 2006.

Aims

Provide specialist world services to mycology in support of agriculture, industry, the environment and public health, in accordance with the policies of CABI and with an emphasis on developing countries.

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Activities

Recognized by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Maintains UK National Collection of Fungus Cultures. Conducts research and training in all aspects of mycology, including studies of biodeterioration and industrial mycology. Consultation services on plant pathology. International depositary authority for patent strains under the Budapest Treaty.

Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 5 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 3 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 0 countries
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Subjects *

  • Plant Life
    • Mycology
  • Industry
    • Industry
  • Health Care
    • Health
  • Agriculture, Fisheries
    • Agriculture
  • Environment
    • Environment

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

E4039

Last News Received

23. Jan 2007
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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