CropLife Pakistan Association launched Pesticide Container Management Program to create awareness in line with the CropLife International awareness campaign on Container Disposal Awareness, to protect both environment and operators from exposure, appropriate handling, and safe disposal of the used pesticides containers, reducing waste, and maximizing recycling.
The inauguration of the project was arranged at Corteva Research Center Renala, chaired by Director General Research Ayub Agriculture Research Institute (AARI) Dr. M. Nawaz Khan Maikan.
While addressing the event, Director General Research AARI, Dr. M. Nawaz Khan Maikan has said that environmental stewardship is a life cycle approach to the agrochemical product management which is the responsible and ethical way to manage products from their discovery and development to their use and the final disposal of any waste. He stressed the stakeholders to follow the guidelines for the sake of environment and the community.
Executive Director CropLife Pakistan, Rashid Ahmad while highlighting the efforts being made by CropLife Pakistan Association in the plant science industry, explained the international developments in crop protection, seed and agricultural biotechnology, with the aim to provide transparent information to its stakeholders and welcomes open dialogue with parties interested in the future of food and farming.