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Pradeep Dave, The Man Who Has Been Leading PMFAI For Last 20 Years

Pradeep Dave, Chairman of Aimco Pesticides Ltd is the man behind PMFAI

Sugandh Bhatnagar

Pesticides Manufacturers & Formulators Association of India (PMFAI) is presently organizing the 16th International Crop Science Conference & Exhibition (ICSCE – 2022)- An Exclusive Agri Inputs Trade Summit (which includes, Fungicides, Herbicides, Insecticides, pesticide and intermediate solvents, Surfactants, intermediates, fertilizer, agrochemical packaging, seeds) on 14 & 15 February 2022 in Le Meridien Hotels & Conference Centre, Airport Road, Dubai-UAE.  

This 2- Day Conference has power packed schedule with speeches & presentations on burning topics related to Agrochemical Industry, Knowledge oriented workshops, award functions and what not! 


PMFAI represents over 250 India based pesticide manufacturers, formulators and traders and most of them are attending this gala event. PMFAI works with a variety of research and social society partners as well as with a number of pesticide associations throughout the world having common interest.  PMFAI has permanent cooperation with the CCPIA and close relations with the CCFI & CLI in India and maintains a dialogue on international issues with pesticide associations around the world.  

Therefore, it is a great opportunity to meet Distributors, Suppliers, R&D Executives, Technical Executives, Manufacturers, Consultants, Exporters, Importers, Agronomists, Research Institutions, Scientists, Traders, Journalists, Financial Representatives and all those involved directly & indirectly with Agri inputs. 

About Pradeep Dave – Founder & President, PMFAI 

Pradeep Dave, Chairman of Aimco Pesticides Ltd and the man behind this esteemed association is instrumental in holding the first ever Asia Pacific Crop Protection Conferences starting from 1997, 2001, 2003 & 2006 at Bankong, Thailand & 2008 in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, 2010-Dubai. All this Conference received over whelming support from Industry, National and Internationals Publishers, Universities, Research Institutes & Associations to help the members for their export promotion. He is also instrumental in the development of indigenous technologies for various pesticide formulations, which were controlled by Multi-National companies. 

What does PMFAI do? 

PMFAI aims to provide affordable off patented & generic crop protection products to Indian Farmers and spread awareness about the responsible use of pesticides as per Indian Government’s Grow Safe Policy. 

PMFAI also supports Education in New and Developing Technologies, Competitive Agriculture, Respect for the Country’s Mandated/Legal Regulations, Non-Abuse of Intellectual Property Rights, Safe Use of Agrochemicals, Fair Trade Practices, and Improved Benefits to End Users Via Cost Reductions, Molecule Group for the development of new molecules and Export of agrochemicals 

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