Early September, Stella Simiyu – Director of Regulatory Affairs – represented CL AME at the 5th session of the International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM5), organized by UNEP. During the discussions, UN countries negotiated a ‘policy framework for the sound management of chemicals and waste’.
The following targets have been agreed upon:
CropLife Africa Middle East will continue its efforts to achieve such targets through the Sustainable Pesticide Management Framework. The SPMF is a proactive, long-term engagement program over five years that aims to build local capacity to establish a framework for sustainable pesticide management guided by the FAO/ WHO International Code of Conduct on Pesticide Management.