cropprotection

Apr 23
Friday, Apr 23, 2021 , Alessandro Tacconelli

Authena: the end-to-end technology framework to restore public trust in agrochemicals

Apart from being a profit-generating industry, agriculture is our main element of survival, and for this reason it is often under severe scrutiny by public authorities and the entire society. The world population is growing fast, and the agricultural sector is facing the hard challenge of producing more food to feed an increasing number of […]

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Mar 05
Friday, Mar 05, 2021 , Alessandro Tacconelli

The antithesis between counterfeiting and health

One of the main goals established by the United Nations in the Agenda for Sustainable Development is to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages. According to the UN, in 2017 more than half of the world population was not covered by essential health services. (1)

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Mar 01
Monday, Mar 01, 2021 , Alessandro Tacconelli

The effects of counterfeiting on poverty across multiple industries

The first Goal that has been set for 2030 by all United Nations Member States in the Agenda for Sustainable Development is to eradicate poverty. In 2015, 10% of the world population was living in extreme poverty, with troubles in fulfilling vital needs like health, education, and access to clean water and sanitation. (1)

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Jan 14
Thursday, Jan 14, 2021 , Alessandro Tacconelli

Authena fights the wide diffusion of illegal pesticides in Brazil

Recently, the illicit market of products for agriculture in South America started acquiring a large dimension. Despite the closures of borders and the increase in customs controls due to the pandemic, in the last year the presence of smuggled pesticides in Brazil has grown significantly.

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Nov 19
Thursday, Nov 19, 2020 , Alessandro Tacconelli

Lonza joins forces with Authena to improve traceability and authenticity in crop protection

As in every other sector, relationships in the crop protection industry depend on trust. Farmers need assurance that the products they are using are genuine, and that they can be guaranteed to receive a reliable future supply. Manufacturers, meanwhile, want to help customers use their goods and services correctly, safely and in the most efficient […]

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Oct 16
Friday, Oct 16, 2020 , Alessandro Tacconelli

Illegal agrochemical products. Numbers, risks and solutions

It is not just about the vegetable soup you might eat once a month, it is also about the wooden table on which you eat the soup, or even the cotton shirt you are wearing every day. Now think about all the staple crops in different areas of the world and the ones that are […]

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