IBMA Council writes to MEPs about the SUR

Read the letter (also available below), sent to Members of the European Parliament, signed by IBMA Council member companies producing biological control solutions across the EU and beyond, sharing how important is the SUR to ensure farmers having our much needed biocontrol alternatives as soon as possible for a smooth transition to regenerative agriculture.

IBMA position on the SUR proposal

Discover here IBMA Position on the Sustainable use of PPPs Regulation proposal. IBMA welcomes that the Directive is being upgraded to a Regulation, which will certainly give it an implementation force that is quite different to its previous position as a Directive. IBMA also welcomes the coherence with the CAP Strategic Plans as MSs may […]

SUR proposal – IBMA Final Comments for the European Commission Public Consultation

Dear IBMA Member, Thank you for comments on the Sustainable Use of Plant Protection Products Regulation (SUR) proposal for the public consultation. In particular, thank you to IBMA Germany and IBMA France for their comments as well as specific comments from the following members: CBC, Koppert, SBM, TimacAgro. These have been incorporated as far as […]

Regulation on Sustainable Use of Plant Protection Products proposal – Press Release

IBMA welcomes the first EU wide definition of biological control and setting national biocontrol targets to deliver onthe EU Greendeal ambition Brussels, 22nd June 2022 – IBMA, the voice of the biocontrol sector, congratulates the European Commission for including an EU wide definition of biological control in the proposal for a new EU Regulation on […]

Unlock the potential of Biocontrol: IBMA calls on Europe’s regulatory authorities for urgent action.

As were informed IBMA Members via the 30th March IBMA News, over the past few months, we have been in discussion with European Commission DGs, Cabinets and Members States Permanent Representations to ask for a definition of biocontrol in the SUD revision. As part of these discussions, overcoming authorisation delays for biocontrol has been discussed. […]

IBMA Position on potential harmonisation of regulation of Invertebrates Biological Control Agents in the European Union

Read it here Executive Summary Following the discussion on harmonisation of approaches proposed by the EU council in 2021 The International Biocontrol Manufacturers Association (IBMA) wishes to put forward the position that it fully supports a harmonised approach to procedures with regards to use and release of Invertebrate Biocontrol Agents (IBCA’s) in the EU.  IBCA’s […]

IBMA 2021 Biocontrol Industry survey calls on members to make a strong can-do statement

IBMA Survey 2020

On 7th April, IBMA, the International Biocontrol Manufacturers Association launches its annual black-box survey. IBMA calls on its member companies to contribute detailed company information in a survey conducted by a market research agency, bound by a strict code of conduct. Company data remain confidential, consolidated data will provide a reliable and up-to-date picture of […]