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Chemical Exposure and Risk Assessment During the Manufacturing Process

Guidance for agrochemical companies performing an exposure and risk assessment for hazardous chemicals (including active ingredients) during the manufacturing process.

Crop Protection Guidance Apr 04, 2019

Introduction To Integrated Pest Management – Facilitators Manual

This Facilitators Handbook on IPM training works in conjuction with the IPM manual for trainees. Updated version from March 2008

Crop Protection Document Apr 03, 2019

Tracking the Implementation of SAICM

This document contains examples of how CropLife International is contributing to SAICM’s Overall Orientation and Guidance (OOG) for Achieving the 2020 Goal.

Crop Protection Document Apr 02, 2019

GIC Submission of Information on Risk Assessment

This document presents the GIC’s views on risk assessment and risk management issues related to gene drives and living modified fish.

Plant Biotechnology Document Mar 18, 2019

CropLife International Statement on Global Chemicals Outlook II Report

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has published a summary for policymakers of the Global Chemicals Outlook II: From Legacies to Innovative Solutions – Implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Read CropLife International’s reaction here.

Crop Protection News Item Mar 11, 2019

Preventing and Managing Obsolete Pesticide Stocks

CropLife International supports a multi-stakeholder approach to finding obsolete pesticide disposal solutions.

Crop Protection Case Study Mar 09, 2019

Plastic Container Management Around the World

There are 58 pesticide container management programs operating in countries around the world. Learn more with this infographic.

Crop Protection Infographic Mar 09, 2019

Ensuring the Sound Management of Pesticides

This booklet details the CropLife International commitment to the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM). It includes examples of IPM and responsible use training partnerships; container management programs, removal of obsolete pesticide stocks, and tackling the anti-counterfeit pesticide market.

Crop Protection Document Mar 06, 2019

Final GIC Submission on Synthetic Biology – February 2019

The Global Industry Coalition (GIC) is pleased to make the following submission of information on synthetic biology in response to the request of the Executive Secretary for “information and supporting documentation” on four topics from decision XIV/19 of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). In this submission, the GIC provides an in-depth analysis of the four topics (A – D) listed in the decision and notification SCBD/CP/DC/MA/MW/87791. This submission is supported by recent peer-reviewed publications and information from relevant sources as noted.

Plant Biotechnology Document Feb 11, 2019

Stewardship Guidelines on Seed Treatment & Handling of Treated Seed

These guidelines have been developed for users of seed applied products, farmers, trainers and other agricultural workers using treated seed.

Crop Protection Guidance Jan 31, 2019

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

Comprehensive guidelines and best practices to prevent contamination in the manufacture of crop protection products.

Crop Protection Document Jan 18, 2019

CropLife Statement on European Patent Office Decision on the Patentability of Plants Obtained by Essentially Biological Processes (Case T 1063/18)

CropLife welcomes the decision of the European Patent Office (EPO) in case T1063/18 declaring Rule 28(2) as not applicable because it is in conflict with Art 53b) of the European Patent Convention. Rule 28(2) in the Implementing Regulations of the European Patent Convention excludes from patentability of plants exclusively obtained by means of an essentially biological process. CropLife also notes that the Board of Appeal also decided to remit the case to a first instance for further examination of remaining patentability requirements.

Plant Biotechnology News Item Dec 14, 2018

Container Management Infographic

This infographic highlights the global impacts and results of container management programs from 58 countries. Updated version featuring data from 2017.

Crop Protection Infographic Dec 04, 2018

CropLife International Applauds Science and Evidence-based Decisions at the 2018 Biodiversity Convention

Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt — 30 November 2018 — CropLife International and the Global Industry Coalition (GIC) applaud the significant efforts of Parties that went into the 2018 Biodiversity Convention negotiations held this month in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, including the Fourteenth Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP-14), the Ninth meeting of the Conferences of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (COP/MOP-8), and the Third meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization (NP-MOP-3).

Plant Biotechnology News Item Nov 30, 2018

AACC International Capacity Building on Sampling and Detection Methods for Living Modified Organism Plants

AACC international capacity building on sampling and detection methods for living modified organism plants have been a key resource for the implementation of the Convention on Biodiversity Biosafety Protocol. Find out more in this article by Raymond Shillito, of BASF. Article originally published in Cereal Foods World .

Plant Biotechnology News Item Nov 22, 2018