Feb 2020

Alert: Brown locust (Locustana pardalina) outbreak in South Africa

Following interaction with the South African Resource Conservation Directorate of the Department of Agriculture, South African farmers, authorities in Namibia and other resources, CropLife SA can confirm that there is an outbreak of brown locusts (Locustana pardalina) in Namibia and the Karoo region of South Africa, specifically in the De Aar area. CropLife SA would […]

DALRRD: A call for compliant wood-packaging material in international trade

Media statement: DALRRD 04 January 2020 A call for compliant wood-packaging material in international trade In the context of ensuring fair and safe trade as well as observing the International Year of Plant Health 2020, the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) is making a clarion call to the exporters, importers and […]