National Action Plans for Pesticide Reduction: The role of Biocontrol

This panel discussion investigates what biocontrol can contribute to pesticide use and risk reduction goals as formulated in national action plans. Located within the Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting ABIM it provides the opportunity to get an overview on the latest developments in the exciting field of biocontrol and to exchange with practitioners.
Congress Center Basel, 25.10.2016
Reducing pesticide use and risks in agriculture is a joint responsibility of policy makers, farmers, private sector and civil society. Biocontrol approaches and technologies have significantly advanced and can play an important role to achieve this objective. What needs to be done in order to enhance the use of alternative crop protection methods? What can farmers, researchers, biocontrol manufacturers, retailers, consumers and policy makers contribute?
Date: Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 16:00 - 19:30h
Venue: Congress Center, Basel

Program flyer here

Summary of conclusions

Presented slides

Supported by Stiftung Mercator Schweiz, Bundesamt für Landwirtschaft BLW


In cooperation with ABIM

Further information Symposium 2015: Pesticide reduction in agriculture

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