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Pesticides

This report gives an overview of the current situation of highly hazardous pesticides (HHPs) in Mozambique and describes the process, methodology and recommendations to develop a national strategy plan on HHPs. It was based on institutional and stakeholder’s engagement; consultation with community-based farmers and agrochemical suppliers; reports; workshops; data collection and field work survey.

This report relates to Sustainable Development Goals 2, 3, 6, 8, 12, 13, 14 and 15.

Agriculture in Ethiopia is the foundation of the country's economy. In an effort to increase production and productivity, the agriculture sector puts the use of inputs like pesticides and fertilizers as driving forces. The use of these inputs was introduced to  smallholder farmers in the 1960s through agricultural extension systems. Since then, the use of pesticides by smallholder farmers showed a steady growth. Currently, special emphasis given to agriculture investment and the development of the flower sector contributes a lot to the import and use of pesticides.

An Assessment of the Nepal’s Action on Management of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) as identified in the Stockholm Convention`s 2007 National Implementation Plan

Анализа на имплементацијата на националната законска рамка за перзистентни органски загадувачи

Ecosvest POPs Infographic_1   Ecosvest POPs Infographic_3

Actualización del Informe Ciudadano sobre Contaminantes Orgánicos Persistentes en Argentina

Enhancing awareness and participation of local actors and general public on the implementation of the Stockholm Convention in Tanzania

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