BMP Cotton - Best Management Practices

Accountability

If its BMP its Fair Dinkum

On the rack

A product labeled as being produced from Australian BMP cotton can be traced through the entire supply chain via licencing protocols to ensure it is the genuine article.

On the farm

“A voluntary audit programme, based on the BMP manual, has been established to help objectively verify the on-farm implementation of Best Management Practices … A recent review of the BMP programme has highlighted the importance of the audit programme to its external stakeholders, with over 90% of external stakeholders surveyed indicating they agreed (and over 80% strongly agreeing) that the audit process was critical to its success.” The Australian Cotton Industry: Turning Natural Resource Management Policy into On Ground Action (OECD Expert Meeting on Farm Management Indicators and the Environment, 8-12th March, 2004)

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