ECOFI joined the voices commenting on the draft FAO Code of Conduct for the Use and Management of Fertilizers. FAO is the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization.
ECOFI welcomes the development of an International Code of Conduct for the Use and Management of Fertilizers by the FAO and considers that the Code covers an important topic that merits appropriate reflection, discussion and consultation.
- e.g. according to its current inappropriate definition of contaminants, the carbon in an organic fertilizer would be considered a contaminant;
- organo-mineral fertilizers are not mentioned in the text