The talk by Dr Meriel Watts, a farmer-scientist-advocate, shows the relationship of science, practice and movement-building in agroecology. Listen to her speak as she emphasizes agroecology giving importance to farmers’ and communities’ control over their own farms and food supply, whilst providing enough healthy food to feed the world without destroying the environment. She also outlines the 7 core principles in agroecological farming practice, which is strongly discussed in her book, Phasing Out Highly Hazardous Pesticides With Agroecology.
April is Autism Awareness Month, and there is growing evidence between the link of pesticides and autism. Autism affects 1 in 68 children in the United States, according to the … Read more
“Farming without pesticides is far more economical and safer for farmers and consumers. This has led me to harvest my first pesticides-free crop of cabbages,” thus said Mr. Vellusamy who … Read more
PENANG, Malaysia – PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP) today renewed its call for authorities to more tightly regulate agrochemicals and ban the highly hazardous pesticides (HHPs) amid reports of pesticide poisoning … Read more
PENANG, Malaysia – PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP) is joining anti-pesticides, anti-genetic engineering and pro-agroecology advocates from around the world in the weeklong International Food Justice Summit in Hawai’i. To be … Read more
This video presents a practical guide on the legal tools available to hold pesticide companies accountable for health and environmental damages caused by the indiscriminate use of their products.
Key areas of judicial and non-judicial intervention are:
- Public law: legal action against governments
- Private law: legal action against companies
- International mechanisms: strategies for the UNFAO, Stockholm Convention, and Rotterdam Convention
Press Release by PAN India, PANAP, PANNA As India marks the second anniversary of the Bihar mid-day meal tragedy today, PAN India, PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP) and Pesticide Action Network … Read more
By Sarojeni V. Rengam, PAN Asia Pacific Rural women are playing a leading role in the campaign against highly hazardous pesticides and in the promotion of ecological agriculture as a … Read more
Dr Romeo Quijano, medical doctor and toxicologist discusses the impact of pesticides on children’s health and intelligence including neuro-behavioural disorders, cancers and hormonal disruption.
PANAP launches the “Children and Pesticides Campaign” — an initiative to protect children from pesticide exposure and to promote healthier and safer childhood environments. Know more, visit http://www.panap.net
The campaign is an extension of PAN’s ongoing work on phasing out Highly Hazardous Pesticides globally.