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Brazil Slacking on Dangerous Pesticide Regulations

This week, in a puzzling move, the Brazilian regulatory agency on public health, ANVISA, approved a new set of rules establishing risk of death as the only criterion for classifying a pesticide as “extremely toxic.”

L'appel d'Arusha à l'action sur les pesticides

L'appel d'Arusha à l'action sur les pesticides Conférence interdisciplinaire “Pesticides et Politique(s) en Afrique” Institut de recherche sur les pesticides en zone tropicale (TPRI), Arusha, Tanzanie 28 – 31 mai 2019

The Arusha Call for Action on Pesticides

The Arusha Call for Action on Pesticides Pesticide Politics in Africa Conference Tropical Pesticides Research Institute (TPRI), Arusha, Tanzania 31 May 2019 Acknowledging that even by responsible and trained users, pesticides cannot be used safely, given the

Pesticide Politics in Africa

The current economic boom in many sub-Saharan countries is accompanied by an unprecedented increase in noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) due to industrial pollution, including pesticides. While local and

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