• 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 New report recommends scientific scrutiny  of all pesticides in India  Yavatmal pesticides poisonings- Swiss judicial system takes victims’ complaints seriously We Are hiring-Communication officer नई रिपोर्ट भारत में क्लोरपाइरीफोस और अन्य खतरनाक कीटनाशकों के अनधिकृत और असुरक्षित उपयोग का खुलासा करती है, कड़ी कार्रवाई की मांग करती है ഇന്ത്യയിൽ മാരക കീടനാശിനികളുടെ അനധികൃതമായ ഉപയോഗം വ്യാപകമെന്ന് പഠനറിപ്പോർട്ട് TagsAdverse Effects Agroecology AnupamVarma Commitee Report Banned Pesticides BAN Pesticides BRS COPs 2017 Corporate Accountability Draft Banning of Insecticides Order 2020 Draft Banning of Pesticides Order 2016 Drone Spraying Fact Finding Mission Glyphosate Herbicide HHP HHPs Highly Hazardous Pesticides 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 Posioning Pesticide Regulation Pesticide Regulation India Pesticide residue Pesticides Phasing out HHPs PMB2020 Polo Regulation Restriction On use of Glyphosate order 2020 Roundup Syngenta Tea Plantations UN HRC Special Rapporteur on the right to food Webinar Yavatmal poisoning

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