With a strong video message, Sarojeni Rengam from PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP) supports the Monsanto Tribunal in The Hague in October 2016.
As the date for the historic Monsanto Tribunal draws near, an increasing number of civil society organizations are expressing support to the initiative that aims to make the agrochemical giant … Read more
Introduction Pesticides negatively impact the health and intelligence of children and thus violates the right of the child to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health guaranteed … Read more
Agrochemicals like pesticides have contributed in the massive destruction of the environment including acute and chronic impacts on livestock, soil fertility, and pollinators like bees and other beneficial insects necessary … Read more
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