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Integrated Pest Management and Natural Farming Solutions Position Paper

For the Rainforest Alliance, managing insect pests, diseases, and weeds is part of climate-smart and a holistic approach to ecosystem management. The Rainforest Alliance believes that pesticide use can be decreased by strengthening and balancing the functions of the agro-ecosystem. We aim to achieve a change in mindset that first looks at the environmental and social components of managing pests, and sees external inputs such as pesticides as a last resort.


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