Chile launches agchem inspection team
The Chilean Ministries of Agriculture, Health and Labour are to co-ordinate inspections across the country on the use of agrochemicals. The three Ministries met this month to co-ordinate inspections in the region of Bio Bio, the Ministry of Agriculture’s agriculture and cattle service, the SAG, says. It will be the Ministry’s representative on the project. The inspection teams will define control and inspection procedures, set up a network to share information on infractions, among other things, and experiences across the state, and promote co-operation with farmer unions. The inspection team is to operate under an umbrella group, the regional table of pesticide co-ordination in the Bio Bio region.