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Newsletter May 2017

IN THIS ISSUE: 

Stewardship

   - Spray Service Provider Concept Reaches the Balkans
   - Obsolete Pesticides in Senegal
   - CropLife Nigeria Starts with a New Round of IPM Courses for SSPs
   - CropLife Egypt SSP Training through the Shiraka project
   - SSPs in Nigeria Started Selling their Services to Farmers under Propcom Project
   - Ethiopia - Overview of the SSP Training Program in the Oromiya Region
   - SSPs in Nigeria Trained under the GIZ/CARI Project
   - Responsible Use Training for Smallholder farmers, Aswan, Egypt - April 2017
   - Training Materials for the Cotton Sector – Cote d’Ivoire

Anti-Counterfeiting

   - Regional Anti-Counterfeiting Committee - Cote d’Ivoire

Association Management

   - CropLife Tanzania’s Newly Appointed Consultant
   - CropLife Mauritius hold AGM
   - CLAME Team Discuss the Importance of Communications - Brussels, 3 April
   - CropLife Ethiopia holds General Assembly
   - CropLife Zimbabwe Accreditation Students Achieve Perfect Pass Rate


Plant Biotechnology

   - ISAAA Presents 2016 Annual Report on GM Crops Adoption in Beijing
   - US Government Plans to Counter ‘Misinformation’ on Agri-biotech Products

   
Newsletter May 2017 [ 2.0 mb ]


Newsletter April 2017

IN THIS ISSUE: 

Stewardship

   - Container Management Project Team Meeting with Country Managers 21 - 23 March Sao Paulo, Brazil
   - CropLife Kenya concludes Phase (1) of SSP Trainings carried out in collaboration with SNV
   - Container Management - South Africa
   - Responsible Use Training in Namibia
   - Responsible Use Training for Smallholder farmers, Esna, Luxor, Egypt - March 2017
   - Monitoring Exercise for the IFDC-CATALIST Project

Regulatory

   - Maghreb Regulatory Meeting, March 22 -23, 2017
   - Risk Assessment & Trade Impact for Agricultural Commodities Meeting : March 28 -29 - Nairobi
   - Meeting of the Technical Committee on Cocoa Swollen Shoot Virus (CSSV) Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

Association Management

   - CropLife Zimbabwe AGM, 2017
   - CropLife Uganda Undertakes PR Exercise with Member Companies
   - Meeting with the Minister of Food and Agriculture on taxation of Ag-inputs, Ghana
   - Planning Activities - Ghana


Plant Biotechnology

   - Agricultural Biotechnology Industry (ABI/ISAAA) Meeting, Centurion - Pretoria - 15 March
   - Princess Anne Says Ruling Out GM Crops Not Practical
   - AfricaBio General Assembly: 16 March 2017
   - Ethiopian Environment Minister Promotes Biotech to Address Food and Economic Challenges
   - Senegal Ready for GMOs, Says President Macky Sall

   
Newsletter April 2017 [ 2.0 mb ]


Newsletter March 2017

IN THIS ISSUE: 

Stewardship

   - Obsolete Stocks Working Group, Cote d’Ivoire
   - Update on the training of SSPs in the SNV Project, Ethiopia
   - CropLife Nigeria Expands SSP Activities with GIZ
   - Collection of Containers in Ghana; Ready for the Next Step
   - Training Committee Develops New IPM Course
   - Business Training for SSPs in Mali

Regulatory

   - Breaking News
   - SAICM Intersessional Meeting in Brasilia 7 – 8 February
   - RRC Meeting
   - ED Criteria Question

Association Management

   - CropLife Uganda Receives Recognition
   - CropLife South Africa Takes a Leap of Faith into the Future


Plant Biotechnology

   - Mozambique Plants First GM Maize Field Trial
   - US EPA Approves Three Varieties of GE Potatoes
   - Kenyan Lawmakers Ask for Homegrown GM Crops Research

   
Newsletter March 2017 [ 1.6 mb ]


Newsletter February 2017

IN THIS ISSUE: 

Stewardship

   - Launch of the SSP Project in Mali
   - Meeting between CropLife Cote d’Ivoire and the Council of Coffee-Cacao
   - First Spray Service Provider Project in Tanzania
   - ToT Responsible Use Training and rollout of RU training for smallholder farmers

Regulatory

   - Risk Mitigation Workshop for West and Central Africa

Association Management

   - Capacity Building - Uganda 30 Jan – 1 Feb
   - Visit to Zimbabwe, 12 - 13 January
   - CropLife Nigeria Moves into New Office

Plant Biotechnology

   - Kenyan Farmers Urge the Gov't to Release WEMA Bt Maize Amid Ravaging Drought
   - Rothamsted Research Granted Permission by Defra to Conduct GM Wheat Field Trials

   
Newsletter February 2017 [ 1.0 mb ]


Newsletter January 2017

IN THIS ISSUE: 

Stewardship

   - IPM Training for SSPs in Côte d’Ivoire
   - Graduation of 120 SSPs with Propcom in Nigeria
   - Training of SSPs in Mali
   - Cassava SSPs are ready to sell services in Nigeria
   - Meeting of the PR-PICA Steering Committee

Regulatory

   - Capacity Building Workshop for the Pesticides Committee of Côte d’Ivoire
   - CropLife Kenya holds forum to sensitize Members on Regulatory Issues

Association Management

   - CropLife Côte d’Ivoire holds Annual General Meeting
   - CropLife Ghana Plans Activities for 2017

Plant Biotechnology

   - Cross-Platform Workshop, Tamale, Ghana, 30 November
   - Cuba to Plant GM Soybean and Corn in Spring 2017
   - Nigeria Academy of Science Declares Support for Biotech
   - Biotech Crops Contribute ~US$127,000M to Argentina's Economy

   
Newsletter January 2017 [ 2.0 mb ]