• Webinar on ‘Why India Should #Ban27Pesticides’

    Why India Should #Ban27Pesticides Update| 13th July 2020 A Pesticide Action Network (PAN) India & PAN Asia Pacific webinar July 16 | 11:30 am India Standard Time | 2:00 pm Malaysia/Philippines In May, the Indian government announced that it is moving to ban 27 pesticides that are linked to health and environmental harm. However, the agrochemical industry quickly moved to oppose the ban. The Indian government is set to decide in the coming weeks. In this webinar, various experts will discuss why the banning of these 27 pesticides is doable and necessary: Relevance of the Pesticides Ban - Dr. Narasimha Reddy, Public Policy Expert and Consultant, PAN India. Hazards of 27 Pesticides - Dileep Kumar A. D.  Assistant Director, PAN India. Pesticides Use Practices in India- Dr. Indiradevi P, Rtd. Research Director, Kerala Agriculture University. Agroecological Alternatives- Mr. Anoop Kumar C. P.,  Organic Farming and Horticulture Consultant. Advocacy for a Global Ban on Highly Hazardous Pesticides- Sarojeni Rengam, Executive Director, PAN Asia Pacific. The webinar will also include a film screening of an excerpt of Young & Poisoned, a PANAP documentary on the effects of pesticides on children Join us and help #Ban27Pesticides for a #PesticidesFreeWorld! Register via Zoom, https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJItc-yoqD8pHdeQpTy-oYDPGxONnmAuNRA6 or watch live via the  PANAP Facebook page We hope to see you there! Recent Posts Poison in Cardamon used for Shabarimala Prasadam – Pesticide Regulation at Fault Report on glufosinate released in a national webinar, highlights long-term adverse effect on progeny, workers and environment  WEBINAR ‘Glufosinate ammonium in India: Impact on Work and Health of Women agriculturists’ World Soil Day Statement ഗ്ലൈഫോസേറ്റ് കളനാശിനികൾക്ക് നിയന്ത്രണം ഏർപ്പെടുത്തി കേന്ദ്ര സർക്കാർ, നിരോധനമാണ് വേണ്ടതെന്നു വിദഗ്ദ്ധർ TagsAdverse Effects Adverse Effects of Herbicides Agroecology AnupamVarma Commitee Report Banned Pesticides BAN Pesticides BRS COPs 2017 Corporate Accountability Draft Banning of Insecticides Order 2020 Drone Spraying Fact Finding Mission Glufosinate Glyphosate HHP HHPs Highly Hazardous Pesticides Illegal Spraying India India Pesticide Ban India Pesticide Regulation India Pesticide Risk MAPPP Occupational Poisoning PAN India Comments Paraquat Paraquat Retailing India Paraquat Use is India Pesticide Pesticide Management Bill 2020 Pesticide Poisoning in Yavatmal Pesticide Poisonong Pesticide Posioning Pesticide Regulation Pesticide Regulation India Pesticide residue Pesticides Phasing out HHPs PMB2020 Regulation Restriction On use of Glyphosate order 2020 Syngenta UN HRC Special Rapporteur on the right to food Victims of Pesticide Poisoning Webinar Yavatmal poisoning


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