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Container Management Project Team – Guidance Documents

CropLife International has developed a global steering/advisory body – the Container Management Project Team (CMPT) – to provide guidance and advice to individual country program managers on how to establish cost-effective, sustainable programs and to share best practices. As part of these objectives, the International Container Management Project Team has developed a number of guidance documents.

These documents are aimed to help both all pilots and mature programs. They complement the overarching guidance document “Roadmap for establishing a container management programme for collection and disposal of empty pesticide containers” .

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Crop Protection Document Jan 28, 2016

Methodologies to Inform Risk Assessment of Biotech Crops

CropLife International member companies are committed to ensuring that biotech crops are as safe as conventional crops for food and feed. This paper looks at the methodologies for assessing the safety of these crops.

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Plant Biotechnology Document Jan 13, 2016

Europol press release of 18 Dec 2015: “Huge seizures of 190 tonnes of counterfeit pesticides”

Europol have supported the massive 12-day international operation Silver Axe, during which 350 inspections of containers were carried out at major ports and airports in seven countries. As a result, law enforcement agencies from Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Slovenia, Spain and the Netherlands discovered 190 tonnes of illegal or counterfeit pesticides.

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Crop Protection Document Jan 07, 2016

Counteraction to Counterfeit and Contraband Pesticides. Methodology (Eastern Europe, South Caucuses, Central Asia)

This publication from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) provides an explanation of the underlying reasons for the circulation of counterfeit pesticides and illegal trafficking of pesticides as well as the regional trends in this context. The counteraction methodology for this type of crime is based on an approach comprising prevention, preparation and response to already committed crime.

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Crop Protection Document Jan 07, 2016

Protecting Pollinators Through Good Stewardship Practices

Advice on best practices for using crop protection products.

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Crop Protection Document Dec 18, 2015

Contamination Prevention in the Manufacture of Crop Protection Products, Guidelines and Best Practices (Portuguese)

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Crop Protection Document Dec 04, 2015

Leading the Vision – Stewardship in the Crop Protection Industry – Issue 5

Leading the Vision is a bi-annual newsletter highlighting crop protection stewardship activities in the global CropLife network.

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Crop Protection News Item Nov 26, 2015

Plant Biotechnology 201

This collection of infographics demonstrates how farmers and consumers worldwide benefit from plant biotechnology, as well as the impact of this technology on our environment.

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Plant Biotechnology Infographic Nov 25, 2015

Responsible Use of Treated Seed

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Crop Protection Document Nov 13, 2015

Roadmap for establishing a container management program for collection and disposal of empty pesticide containers

This document is a summary of the most relevant aspects of a successful program for handling empty pesticide containers originating from CropLife member companies.

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Crop Protection Document Nov 13, 2015

Position Paper – Pesticide Solutions for Minor Uses

The provision of pest and disease control solutions for minor uses, i.e. specialty/minor crops and low volume uses in major crops, is recognised as a challenge both nationally and globally. Within the last decade positive steps have been made to recognise the extent of minor use gaps, harmonise practices and procedures, share best practices, and in the development of databases. This paper provides a review of some of the activities undertaken, the major challenges ahead, and highlights where industry can engage as a stakeholder in the processes.

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Crop Protection Document Oct 30, 2015

Study on sub-standard, spurious/counterfeit pesticides in India

The issue of spurious/counterfeit pesticides as also its adverse impact on the national economy needs to be highlighted and for this purpose FICCI in association with Tata Strategic Management Group has undertaken a “Study on Menace of Spurious/Counterfeit Pesticides in India”.

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Crop Protection Document Oct 15, 2015

Guidelines on Anticoagulant Rodenticide Resistance Management

This document on rodenticide resistance provides understanding of the nature of anticoagulant resistance, introduces data on known resistant strains and provides help to those wishing to recognize resistance and manage it.

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Crop Protection Document Oct 13, 2015

Agriculture: A $2.4 Trillion Industry Worth Protecting

Over one billion people worldwide work in agriculture generating $2.4 trillion for the global economy. Plant science innovations are vital to keep crops healthy and maintain this thriving economy. Check this infographic which shows just how important it is to protect the farming industry.

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Global Issues Infographic Oct 07, 2015

Environmental Risk Assessment for Low Level Environmental Exposure to Genetically Modified Plants Under Grain Import Scenarios

While food and feed safety assessment of GM grain is conducted in all importing countries with functional regulatory systems, a limited number of countries additionally require an environmental risk assessment to account for potential exposure arising from spillage of viable grain near transportation or processing facilities. This document provides guidance for conducting such a risk assessment that accounts for low environmental exposure relative to exposure under commercial cultivation conditions.

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Plant Biotechnology Document Oct 05, 2015