Good Agriculture Practices

GOOD AGRICULTURE PRACTICES What happens in the farms impacts the entire food chain and goes even further. For example, indiscriminate use of crop protection chemicals leads not only to unnecessary expenditure for the farmers, it may lead to crop losses, development of resistance in pest, presence of excessive residues in the final produce and ultimately […]

Farmer Awareness

FARMER AWARENESS CropLife India’s stewardship activities are focused on responsible & safe use of crop protection products and Empty Pesticides Container Management. Lack of awareness and source of getting the Personal Protective Equipment amongst Small holder farmers and Spray operators has always raised a concern on the risk of unprotected exposure while handling and applying […]

Crisis Preparedness

CRISIS PREPAREDNESS “Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures” – Benet Wilson CropLife India strongly advocates the usage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), while handling crop protection products. We reach out to farmers across India, educating and helping them in mitigating the risk of unsafe handling of Crop Protection products and empower them and their families […]

COVID Preparedness

COVID PREPAREDNESS India’s first case was reported on January 30, 2020 in Kerala and the Prime Minister announced Covid-19 Economic Response Task Force to tackle virus outbreak on 18th March 2020. A day long voluntary curfew (Janta Curfew) was then announced for Sunday 22nd March 2020. Eventually the Prime Minister ordered a nationwide lockdown for 21 days, from March 24 – April 14. […]

Resistance Management

Resistance Management CropLife India promotes Resistance Management as an integral part of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and the Stewardship approach to management of crop protection. Similar to all stewardship programs, resistance management practices, require a diversity of tools, and must evolve and be flexible. Local agricultural conditions will help define what types of resistance management […]