Projects

République du Congo

June 2018 > April 2021

Appui au renforcement des capacités sur l'identification des pesticides sévèrement dangereux et la promotion des alternatives nécessaires

Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Health and Population.

Cameroun, Gabon et Guinée équatoriale

May 2018 > September 2020

Programme de renforcement des capacités des pays à identifier et faire le suivi des incidents relatifs aux préparations pesticides extrêmement dangereuses (pped) et hautement dangereux (hhp, highly hazardous pesticides) et promouvoir les alternatives nécessaires aux pped et hhp

Ministries of Agriculture, Environment and Health of the three target countries, African Center for Research on Bananas and Plantains (CARBAP).

Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe

May 2018 > April 2020

Promoting sound pest and pesticide management in Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Ministries of health, agriculture and environment, National research centers and NGOs from each country and the pest and pesticide managament division of FAO (NSPCD)

Togo

August 2021 > July 2022

Pesticides risks management on the assessment on the environment in Togo.

Implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture (Environment Department) of Togo.

Belize

July 2021 > January 2022

Field Survey: Collection and Analysis of Data on pesticide poisoning incidents in farming communities in Belize.

Implemented by the University of Belize.

Argentina

November 2020 > July 2021

Strenghting National Capacities fot Notification of Firm Regulatory Measures (MRFs) on banned or restricted products in Argentina: Carbaryl risk assessment.

Faculty of Agronomy Foundation of the University of Buenos Aires, SENASA, National Service of Health and Food Quality.

Bolivia

November 2020 > December 2021

Strengthening of technical capacities within the framework of the Rotterdam Convention - Identification of pesticide poisonings in priority areas of Bolivia.

Pesticides Foundation (PLAGBOL), Ministry of the Environment and Water, the Ministry of Rural Development and the Ministry of Health.

Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago

December 2019 > December 2020

Field Survey: Collection and analysis of data on pesticide poisoning incidents among farmers in Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago.

Implemented by the University of Technology of Jamaica (UTech).

Rwanda

November 2019 > December 2020

Promotion of safer alternatives to Severely Hazardous Pesticides Formulartions (SHPFs) and creation of Organic crops producers Cooperatives for sale as Income Generating Activities IGA in Rwanda.

Ministry of Agriculture, Rwanda Agriculture Boards (RAB) and Rwanda Agricultural and livestock Inspection and Certification Services (RALIS).

Perú

November 2019 > December 2020

Description of the use of Severely Hazardous Pesticides Formulation (SHPFs) and occupational exposure in the Lima-Provinces region, Peru, under the Rotterdam Convention.

Implemented by Grupo GEA.

Sri Lanka

September 2019 > December 2020

Incidences Monitoring and occupational exposure study of HHPs and SHPFs among Framers in Sri Lanka.

Implemented by the Department of Agriculture (DOA) within the Ministry of Agriculture.

Lao PDR

October 2018 > July 2020

Development of a multi-stakeholder monitoring program on Highly Hazardous Pesticides (HHPs) and Severely Hazardous Pesticide Formulations (SHPFs) for the implementation of the Rotterdam Convention.

Implemented by the Department of Agriculture (DOA) within the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Lao PDR.

Argentina

October 2019 > December 2020

Strengthening national capacities for the notification of final regulatory actions on banned or restricted chemicals and pesticides based on scientific information.

Implemented by the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Buenos Aires (UBA)

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