Posts Tagged "Agrochemicals"

CropLife Asia Makes Case for Harmonized Regulatory Framework in ASEAN

Posted by on Aug 23, 2015 in News Releases |

ASEAN-EU Business Summit Convenes in KL / Brings CropLife Participation Kuala Lumpur, 23 August 2015 – At the fourth ASEAN-EU Business Summit held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Kuala Lumpur today, CropLife Asia’s Executive Director Dr. Siang Hee Tan spoke about the benefits a common regulatory framework for crop protection products would bring to the member states of ASEAN – among them, providing farmers with greater access to the tools and technology to ensure future food security across the region. With ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) 2015 at hand, the region’s crop protection...

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Crop Protection

Posted by on Jan 10, 2013 in |

Pesticide and Agrochemical Crop protection products, commonly referred to as pesticides or agrochemical products, are both naturally occurring and man-made (synthetic) chemicals that play a vital role in controlling the diseases, insects and weeds that harm or destroy our food crops and threaten public health.  With growing global populations that constantly challenge food production, crop protection products offer a means towards meeting the challenge of more food from less land. There are serious challenges for farmers and the food crops they grow. For example, crops must compete with...

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Our Focus

Posted by on Jan 9, 2013 in |

The plant science industry is facing a number of challenges which threaten the viability of sustainable agriculture and interrelated issues such as food security. As a direct result of this, CropLife Asia has focused and prioritized its advocacy efforts in several key areas including: Crop Protection Biotechnology Regulatory Affairs Stewardship Counterfeiting & Intellectual Property International Trade These industry-wide priorities are not mutually exclusive but interrelated. For example, we need to overcome many crop protection and biotechnology-related regulatory barriers to address...

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