Country situation report on POPs in Sri Lanka.
The report gives a detailed description of the POPs situation in the country of Sri Lanka, including information about known levels of POPs and current and planned measures to address them. Issues addressed include information about Convention ratification and information about progress under Convention Enabling Activities. The report also includes country-specific and relevant information about POPs, POPs sources, pollution pathways, harmful effects and the kinds of measures that will be required to reduce and eliminate POPs and their sources in Sri Lanka. According to the report, the primary source of POPs in Sri Lanka is agricultural pesticides. Pressing issues such as controlling illegal imports of POPs are also addressed. The report is primarily addressed to NGOs, academics, and others with a public policy interest and also acts as a useful reference document for NGOs to prepare awareness-raising activities and materials, identify further areas of investigation, plan awareness campaigns, and contribute to a meaningful role in NIP preparations.
Country situation report