Who we are

Who we are

CropLife Africa Middle East A.I.S.B.L

CropLife Africa Middle East A.I.S.B.L. is a not-for-profit industry organization representing the leading global manufacturers of pesticides, seeds and biotechnology products in Africa and the Middle East. The regional association was registered in Brussels in November 2002 and represents today 22 national associations across its region.


The association is legally fully independent but maintains a strong link with the global CropLife network (www.croplife.org).

Together with the national associations, CropLife Africa Middle East is the voice and advocate for the Plant Science Industry contributing to sustainable, innovative and science-based crop protection solutions to keep crops healthy and contribute to providing safe, affordable, healthy, and sustainable food supply.

We are committed to sustainable agricultural practices and to the responsible use of plant science technologies in the region. We promote the understanding of the benefits of modern plant science solutions and champion the use of innovation and technology for a more sustainable model of agriculture. We are convinced that these products and solutions developed and distributed by our member companies are indispensable in the management of pests, diseases and weeds.

We believe that the professional and responsible use of these products improves the incomes and livelihoods of farmers and their families and has the potential to contribute decisively to the growth of rural and national economies.

We Believe in Unity

  • We are united by a passion to improve agriculture through engagement and partnerships.
  • As a leading agricultural authority and educator, we help to unify and connect stakeholders of the plant science industry.
  • We act as a catalyst to make things happen and share best practices.

We are Partners in Sustainability

  • We are committed to promoting full and effective stewardship (the responsible and ethical management of a plant protection or biotechnology product throughout its life cycle) to the field level, and recognize that the appropriate management and use of our products is an important element underpinning sustainable agriculture.
  • We will strive to work together with others to achieve a proper balance between all dimensions/pillars of sustainable development.
  • We will strive to maintain a healthy, ethical and viable business environment for the plant science industry.

We Are Committed

  • We are committed to bringing the plant science
    industry together.
  • We are committed to sharing information about the benefits of our technologies with external stakeholders.
  • We are committed to sustainable agriculture and the responsible use of plant science technologies in the region.

We Believe in Openness

  • We are open to the need for a variety of sustainable agricultural practices.
  • We are open to having informed and intelligent discussions on the future of sustainable agriculture.
  • We are open to sharing our knowledge and resources through partnerships.


  • To ensure crop protection products and their suppliers are recognized for their long-term and vital role in sustainable agriculture and food safety.


CropLife Africa Middle East and its regional network are the voice and leading advocates for the plant science industry

  • We work together in the region to help make the most of plant science’s great potential to improve sustainable agriculture.
  • We increase awareness and understanding of the benefits of plant science so that it becomes increasingly accepted and supported by our stakeholders.
  • We promote the responsible development and sustainable use of plant science technologies.

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