The Association of Blueberry Producers of the Argentine Mesopotamia (APAMA) reaffirms its commitment against child labor in the blueberry harvest through an agreement signed with the Secretary of Labor of the Entre Rios province.
This pact involves joint actions for responsible production and reaffirms the commitment to eradicate child labor and protect teenage work during the harvest season.
The two-year agreement includes awareness campaigns, training, and educational programs to enhance opportunities for children and adolescents.
Additionally, it establishes measures to prevent and address potential cases of child labor, with a protocol for reporting and proper follow-up. The initiative highlights the importance of collaboration between the public and private sectors to address this social issue.