Rotterdam Convention Convenes Consultation on Severely Hazardous Pesticides
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The Secretariat of the Rotterdam Convention convened a consultation to strengthen capacities in the identification of Severely Hazardous Pesticide Formulations (SHPFs) under article 6 to the Rotterdam Convention.

The consultation convened in Lomé, Togo, from 5-7 May 2010, and was attended by representatives from Benin, Mali, Ivory Coast and Togo.

Outcomes included: a draft plan […]

The Secretariat of the Rotterdam Convention convened a consultation to strengthen capacities in the identification of Severely Hazardous Pesticide Formulations (SHPFs) under article 6 to the Rotterdam Convention. The consultation convened in Lomé, Togo, from 5-7 May 2010, and was attended by representatives from Benin, Mali, Ivory Coast and Togo. Outcomes included: a draft plan of action to collect information on poisoning and intoxications caused by hazardous formulations; and strengthened capacities of the different national key players including representatives of Ministries of Agriculture, Environment, and Health, as well as local nongovernmental organizations and farmers’ associations.
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Rotterdam Convention web site

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