Annual Report 2022
Annual Report 2022 Our commitment to agricultural sustainability: More plastic recovered from the field and more people trained in BPAs
Interview: Political moves threaten to limit the use of ag technology in Latin America
Robert Birkett met with Jose Perdomo, of industry association CropLife Latin America to discuss some off the major issues hitting the crop protection sector in his region the past year.
Partnerships, key for the advancement of CampoLimpio in Central America
The key factors to advance more dynamically in the recovery of empty pesticide containers and contribute to the development of the circular economy in Latin America are partnerships, the active participation of the agricultural chain and legislation that requires a management plan for these residues. This is the vision of José Perdomo, President of CropLife Latin America, the organization that leads the CampoLimpioSM program in the Latin American region.
2021 Annual Report
New challenges amid the economic recovery
The presidents' message highlighting the adoption of new technologies and the importance of modernizing regulatory frameworks; a video, an interactive map, and several infographics summarize this year CropLife Latin America’s operations.
The digital ecosystem of croplifela.org increases its reach
More than 500,000 people visited the website during 2021 and more than 9,000 certifications were awarded on the virtual course platform on Good Agricultural Practices in the responsible use of agrochemicals.
What are the forms of illegal trade in agricultural inputs in Latin America?
Products without registration, counterfeit, adulterated, repackaged, contraband or stolen are the modalities of illegal trade of agricultural inputs in Latin America, as confirmed by CropLife Latin America, which leads an awareness campaign against this crime that affects health, the environment and the economy.
Agriculture without innovation does not exist
Interview on the challenges of the sector in post-pandemic times with Sergi Vizoso-Sansano, current president of the CropLife Latin America Board of Directors and Senior Vice President of BASF's Agriculture Solutions Division in Latin America.
Private Standards, sustainability or marketing
Private standards are useful for aspects of sustainability such as the preservation of ecology or improve working conditions. Not surprisingly, agricultural certification schemes have proliferated, both geographically and thematically.