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Newsletter November 2013

IN THIS ISSUE:

Hub and Regulatory Workshop: North Africa & Middle East - Dubai
29 / 30 October 2013


Stewardship
   - Container Management Project Team Meeting - Brussels
   - CropLife Africa Middle East: Training Materials Reviewed
   - IPM & Responsible Use Project Team & Stewardship Meetings
Raleigh, North Carolina 22 – 23 October
   - Spray Services Provider Programme - Cameroon

Regulatory
   - Meeting with the Pesticides Regulatory Authorities: Yaoundé - Cameroon
   - New Registrar - Uganda
   - Pesticide Regulations in Cameroon and Central Africa: (CEMAC-CPAC)

Anti Counterfeiting
   - Anti-counterfeiting Training Workshop: Côte d’Ivoire
   - Anti-counterfeiting Flagship Project: Cameroon

Association Management
   - CropLife Tanzania: Association Management Training
   - CropLife Uganda: Meetings with Potential Partners for projects such as an SSP and IPM /RU programs: 14 – 15 October
   - Uganda Coffee Federation
   - BAT Uganda
   - USAID Uganda Feed the Future Enabling Environment for Agriculture Activity

Plant Biotechnology
   - Vatican Discusses Golden Rice
   - Global Leaders Seek Support for Nigeria’s Agric Transformation
   - Bill Gates Joins the Support for Biotech Bananas in Sub-Saharan Africa

Job Announcement
   - CropLife Africa Middle East seeks a Regulatory Advocacy & Issue Manager

Newsletter November 2013 [ 1.63 mb ]


Newsletter November 2013

IN THIS ISSUE:

Hub and Regulatory Workshop: North Africa & Middle East - Dubai
29 / 30 October 2013


Stewardship
   - Container Management Project Team Meeting - Brussels
   - CropLife Africa Middle East: Training Materials Reviewed
   - IPM & Responsible Use Project Team & Stewardship Meetings
Raleigh, North Carolina 22 – 23 October
   - Spray Services Provider Programme - Cameroon

Regulatory
   - Meeting with the Pesticides Regulatory Authorities: Yaoundé - Cameroon
   - New Registrar - Uganda
   - Pesticide Regulations in Cameroon and Central Africa: (CEMAC-CPAC)

Anti Counterfeiting
   - Anti-counterfeiting Training Workshop: Côte d’Ivoire
   - Anti-counterfeiting Flagship Project: Cameroon

Association Management
   - CropLife Tanzania: Association Management Training
   - CropLife Uganda: Meetings with Potential Partners for projects such as an SSP and IPM /RU programs: 14 – 15 October
   - Uganda Coffee Federation
   - BAT Uganda
   - USAID Uganda Feed the Future Enabling Environment for Agriculture Activity

Plant Biotechnology
   - Vatican Discusses Golden Rice
   - Global Leaders Seek Support for Nigeria’s Agric Transformation
   - Bill Gates Joins the Support for Biotech Bananas in Sub-Saharan Africa

Job Announcement
   - CropLife Africa Middle East seeks a Regulatory Advocacy & Issue Manager

Newsletter November 2013 [ 1.63 mb ]


Newsletter October 2013

IN THIS ISSUE:

Stewardship
   - Meeting with Ministry of Agriculture Botswana
   - Insecticide & Herbicide Resistance Workshop
   - World Cocoa Foundation-African Cocoa Initiative: Spray Services Provider Training
   - WCF-ACI, update on the Activities Plan of CropLife Côte d’Ivoire

Regulatory
   - The Regional Regulatory Committee (RRC)
   - Courtesy Visit to the Agricultural Pesticide Committee (APC) in Cairo, Egypt.

Anti Counterfeiting
   - INTERPOL Integrated Training, Gaborone, Botswana
   - WHO warns against use of substandard insecticides
   - Anti-Counterfeiting Flagship Project launched in Egypt

Association Management
   - Monitoring and Evaluation on Trade Facilitation workshop
   - CropLife Zimbabwe donates IT equipment to Government Pesticides Registration Office
   - Visit of the US Deputy Secretary of Agriculture
   - Association Management Training: SAGA (CropLife Sudan)

Plant Biotechnology
   - Uganda
   - GM crops: African opposition is a farce, says group led by Kofi Annan
   - Group chaired by former UN Secretary General urges farmers to shake fear of the unknown and adopt new technologies - Mark Tran : The Guardian
   - NARO-Uganda Launches Biosciences Information Center
   - Drought-tolerant maize could be available by 2017 in Kenya
   - Ivory Coast: 2.4 million Farm Jobs to be Created

Newsletter October 2013 [ 1.77 mb ]


Newsletter September 2013

IN THIS ISSUE:

East & Southern Africa Hub and Regulatory Workshop: Umhlanga,
South Africa – 20 & 21 August

Stewardship
   - CropLife Cameroon: IPM/RU Training Workshop
   - Pesticide Use and Sustainability in Cotton Production: Côte d’Ivoire
   - Launch of the WCF-ACI SSP Project in Côte d‘Ivoire

Association Management
   - CropLife South Africa Launches New Publication: “A Guide to Crop Pest Management in South Africa”
   - SAGA - CropLife Sudan
   - CropLife Kenya Successfully Lobbies Against Tax on Pest Control Products

Plant Biotechnology
   - GM Crops & Food Safety Symposium, 16 August, CSIR Convention Centre, Pretoria
   - Uganda

Newsletter September 2013 [ 1.01 mb ]


Newsletter August 2013

IN THIS ISSUE:

Stewardship
   - Obsolete Stocks - South Africa
   - Meeting with the Ministry of Agriculture - Kenya
   - World Cocoa Foundation-ACI SSP: Coordinators Meeting
   - ICCO SPS African Cocoa: Launch of the National Project

Regulatory
   - Training Workshop covering the revision of the Pesticide Regulations & Protection of Regulatory Data and Confidential Business Information: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
   - The Regional Regulatory Committee (RRC) meets with the Agricultural Pesticides Committee (APC) in Cairo on June 13, 2013

Anti-Counterfeiting
   - CropLife Kenya: Anti-Counterfeiting Training

Association Management
   - Association Management Training Workshop: CropLife Côte d’Ivoire
   - Kenya: New EU Demand on Export of French Beans Hurts Local Firms
   - Tanzania: Farm Input Suppliers Lock Horns With The Cotton Development Trust Over Unpaid Debt

Plant Biotechnology
   - Nigeria to cultivate GM Crops in Commercial Quantity Soon

Newsletter August 2013 [ 1.05 mb ]


Newsletter June 2013

IN THIS ISSUE:

Stewardship
   - CropLife Mauritius distributes Triple-Rinse Posters
   - Sudanese Agrochemical Association (SAGA): IPM/RU TOT Training
   - World Cocoa Foundation-African Cocoa Initiative Steering Committee Workshop Côte d’Ivoire
   - CropLife International: Stewardship Meetings, Ludwigshafen, Germany

Regulatory
   - Stakeholder Workshop: South African Perspectives on CNI’s and Honey Bees
   - PoR, Health and Environment Monitoring in CSP-CILSS

Association Management
   - CropLife Zambia: Association Management Training
   - CropLife Kenya: Association Management Training

Anti-Counterfeiting
   - Training of Customs Officers and Pesticide Inspectors: Côte d’Ivoire

Plant Biotechnology
   - Uganda
   - Tanzania
Newsletter June 2013 [ 1.32 mb ]


Newsletter May 2013

IN THIS ISSUE:

West & Central Africa Hub & Regulatory Workshop

Stewardship
   - CropLife Zambia: Empty Pesticide Container Management Workshop
   - Spray Service Providers (SSP) in Ghana
   - SSP Training of Trainers in Côte d’Ivoire
   - Stakeholders Workshop on the Spray Service Providers (SSP’s) in Cameroon
   - ASP Ethiopia: Closure Workshop
   - Empty Pesticide Container Program: Malawi
   - Resistance Management to Glyphosate in South Africa: Monsanto
   - SSP Training for the Coastal Rural Support Program Tanzania (CRSPT), a project of the AGA Khan oundation : Tanzania

Regulatory
   - Plant Science Consultants Association holds “Registration Workshop”

Association Management
   - CropLife Mauritius Participates at the SAICM Inception Workshop
   - CropLife Zimbabwe: New Executive Committee

Plant Biotechnology
   - GMOs : Implications for Trade and Developing Countries
Newsletter May 2013 [ 1.34 mb ]


Newsletter April 2013

IN THIS ISSUE:

West & Central Africa Hub & Regulatory Workshop

Stewardship
   - CropLife Egypt signs Stewardship Protocol with MOA Egypt
   - CropLife Sudan (SAGA) Obstocks Assessment
   - CropLife Uganda: IPM / RU Training
   - CropLife Côte d’Ivoire and Directorate of Plant Protection Discuss Training Activities
   - SSP Training of Trainers for WCF Project

IPR Anti-Counterfeiting
   - Workshop on the Practical Approaches to IP Utilization and Protection in Africa – Dar es Salaam 19 – 21 March

Regulatory
   - Minor Use Registration workshop, Rabat, Morocco, February 12-13, 2013
   - CEMAC-CPAC Regulatory Initiative

Association Management
   - Agrochemicals Association of Kenya holds Annual General Meeting (CropLife Kenya)
   - CropLife Uganda holds AGM
   - CropLife Mauritius holds AGM
   - CropLife South Africa Holds AGM

Plant Biotechnology
   - Partners and Stakeholders’ Coordination Meeting on Biosafety Capacity Development in Africa
   - TOP TEN FACTS about Biotech/GM Crops in 2012
Newsletter April 2013 [ 1.75 mb ]


Newsletter March 2013

IN THIS ISSUE:

Stewardship
 
- CropLife signs contract with World Cocoa Foundation introducing the Spray Service Provider
(SSP) Concept in West Africa
  - CropLife Egypt Fights Counterfeiting
  - CropLife Côte d’Ivoire and CropLife Ghana - E-Learning on the International Code of Conduct (CoC)

  - Container Management – CropLife Ghana
  - World Cocoa Foundation-African Cocoa Initiative: SSP National Coordinators Workshop
  - Training-of-Trainers: CropLife Mauritius & CropLife Madagascar

Association Management
  - CropLife Zambia
  - CropLife South Africa launches AgriIntel (Agriculture Intelligence)
  - CropLife Uganda

  - CropLife Malawi

Regulatory
  - COMESA / ACTESA

Plant Biotechnology
  - Record GMO crop production for South Africa, 2012
Newsletter March 2013 [ 1.51 mb ]


Newsletter February 2013

IN THIS ISSUE:

Stewardship
 
- CropLife Kenya Safeguarding “CleanFarms” Project Handover Workshop
  - CropLife Kenya holds discussions with the Kenya Market Trust on the possibility of developing a SSP project
  - CropLife Ghana and CropLife Côte d’Ivoire: Association Management training

  - CropLife Côte d’Ivoire - FIRCA
  - CropLife Ghana meets with Centre for Agricultural Bioscience (CAB) International

Regulatory
 
- Helping Laboratories Make the Grade

Association Management
  - World Cocoa Foundation-African Cocoa Initiative (WCF-ACI) – Partnerships
  - CropLife Ethiopia elects new Chairman and Executive Committee
  - CropLife Mauritius bids farewell to Serge L’Ecluse


Communications
  - What went wrong? Lessons from Malawi’s Food Crisis
  - CropLife South Africa Launches New Compendium

  - AVCASA (CropLife South Africa) wins Contempt Order against the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Plant Biotechnology
  - We need technology to increase farmer’s quality of life
Newsletter February 2013 [ 1.14 mb ]


Newsletter January 2013

IN THIS ISSUE:

Stewardship
 
- SSP ToT & Responsible Use Training: Uganda
  - Meetings with Ministry Officials in Cameroon
  - Training video for Applicators Project Produced in Egypt

  - Seed Treatment Working Group Meeting: South Africa

Regulatory
 
- Meeting with the MD of the PCPB, Kenya
  - CEMAC-CPAC REGULATIONS


Intellectual Property Rights / Anti-Counterfeiting
 
- Anti-Counterfeiting Training of Customs Officers - Côte d’Ivoire

Association Management
  - CropLife Kenya
  - CropLife Uganda
  - CropLife Cameroon


Communications
  - CropLife Morocco Communicates Via Rural Radio
  - Farming First in Progress

Plant Biotechnology
  - Tanzania
  - Malawi
Newsletter January 2013 [ 1.22 mb ]