As we start the New Year, the CropLife Africa Middle East Team wishes you all a successful 2019. In January 2018, exactly one year ago, I addressed you on the objectives for 2018 we were looking ...
On 28 January 2019, 35 representatives of stakeholders met in Bishoftiu to conduct a national assessment of the Spray Service Provider (SSP) Pilot Project. The project is supported by Feed the Future Ethiopia Value Chain Activity and implemented by CropLife focusing on maize and chickpeas.
From the time it was first confirmed in Africa in 2016, Fall Armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) has and continues to cause ongoing damage to a variety of crops specifically maize. Annually it can destroy 20% to 50% of yields. The pest has now been confirmed in India and more recently in China and other parts of Asia.
In late January, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) commenced with stakeholder discussions on designing a roadmap to implement the Globally Harmonised System (GHS) on the classification and labelling of chemicals in Ghana. The GHS, introduced by the United Nations in 1992 and adopted in 2002, is a system for harmonising
Guy Liabra was re-elected Executive President at the AGM of CropLife Côte d’Ivoire on January 25. The meeting covered various topics aimed at strengthening the association. Activity reports by both the President of the Consultative Council and the Executive President focused on the successes of the past two years.
Members of CropLife Morocco held their annual general meeting for the period 2017/2018, under the chairmanship of Karim Ben Brahim, in the presence of Samira Amellal, Director General of CropLife AME. This took place on Tuesday, 29 January 2019 at the hotel Vichy Célestins, Bouznika, near Rabat.