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News Release – Plant Science Industry Highlights its Contribution to Protecting and Conserving Water Resources

Agriculture accounts for some 70% of all water use, and water management is becoming one of the key collective challenges to achieving sustainable development worldwide.

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Global Issues News Item May 22, 2004

News Release – Plant Science Industry Welcomes Positive Developments in Biotech

CropLife International welcomes developments in agricultural biotechnology as confirmation of the benefits, safety and compatibility of this technology, and hopes that governments will adopt this as a safe complement to other agricultural technologies.

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Plant Biotechnology News Item May 19, 2004

Integrated Pest Management – Summary Leaflet

This brochure covers: definition of IPM; prevention, observation and intervention; technologies and services required for IPM implementation; role of the plant science industry in developing IPM strategies; plant science industry’s policy on IPM.

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Crop Protection Document May 01, 2004

Letter stating position on definition of traceability

Plant science industry position on “Definition of Traceability/ Product Tracing of Foodstuffs” (CX/GP 04/20/6) provided for the 20th session of the Codex Committee on General Principles to be held from May 3-7th, 2004 in Paris.

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Crop Protection Document Apr 27, 2004

News Release – Plant Science Industry says ‘Water Matters’

The UN’s Commission on Sustainable Development meets in New York two years after the World Summit on Sustainable Development. Issues such as access to water and sanitation are on the agenda.

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Global Issues News Item Apr 19, 2004

Water Matters for Sustainable Agriculture

Water-related case studies from around the world on the issue of possible water saving approaches and good practices for water management, including strategies to conserve water resources, prevent water pollution and protect aquatic ecosystems.

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Global Issues Document Apr 01, 2004

News Release – Plant Science Industry supports new FAO Code of Conduct to Further Improve Responsible Use of Crop Protection Products

The plant science industry supports the new Code of Conduct on Distribution and Use of Pesticides by the FAO. The aim of this Code of Conduct is to increase responsible and judicious use of crop protection products and provide a global standard.

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Crop Protection News Item Mar 03, 2004

Managing Obsolete Stocks of Crop Protection Products

This brochure covers: the reason why these stockpiles exist; what is being done to get rid of them; stages in the safe disposal of obsolete stocks; how obsolete stocks can be prevented in the future; and the Africa Stockpiles Programme (ASP). Updated in 2018 you can see the latest version here.

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Crop Protection Document Mar 01, 2004

Guide for industry on the implementation of the International Code of Conduct on the distribution and use of pesticides

With the adoption of the Rotterdam Convention, a revision of the FAO Code was developed in November 2002. This leaflet, prepared by CropLife International, is a summary of the responsibilities advocated by FAO and their implications for the industry.

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Crop Protection Document Feb 29, 2004

Expert Paper – Liability and Redress – Article 27 Biosafety Protocol – ABSTRACT

Abstract of expert papers concerning Liability and Redress and Living Modified Organisms – a contribution to the Article 27 process under the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety.

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Plant Biotechnology Document Feb 01, 2004

Expert Paper – Liability and Redress – Article 27 Biosafety Protocol

Compilation of expert papers concerning Liability and Redress and Living Modified Organisms – a contribution to the Article 27 process under the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety.

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Plant Biotechnology Document Feb 01, 2004

Letter to Australian government stating position on work on traceability principles – November 2003

Letter to Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry November 2003: Comments on CX/FICS 03 /4- “Discussion Paper on Traceability/Product Tracing in the Context of Food Import and Export Inspection and Certification Systems”

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Crop Protection Document Nov 13, 2003

News Release – More training and education for developing country farmers is key to improved health and safety

Training and education, along with science-based and properly enforced regulation remains key to further improving occupational safety for farmers using crop protection products in developing countries.

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Crop Protection News Item Oct 29, 2003

Poster on Personal Protective Equipment

Poster on the use of personal protective equipment when handling or mixing pesticides, spraying or cleaning the spraying equipment.

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Crop Protection Document Oct 17, 2003

News Release – CropLife International pledges up to $30 million to clear up obsolete stocks of crop protection products in Africa

CropLife Intl announced today that the plant science industry will commit up to US$30 million dollars to the African Stockpiles Programme (ASP) over the duration of the project, a doubling of the anticipated contribution under the current policy.

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Crop Protection News Item Sep 08, 2003