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A Toxics-Free Future

Highly Hazardous Pesticides

Fernando Bejarano González Director de la Red de Acción sobre Plaguicidas y alternativas en México (RAPAM) A.C.  www.rapam.org

Afirman  especialistas en presentación de libro “Envenenados,” de Patricio Eleisegui sobre la realidad Argentina
En Campeche liberación de soya transgénica con fumigaciones con glifosato  violan derechos y contaminan el ambiente

 

READ THE FULL REPORT AND PRESS RELEASE

The report "Highly Hazardous Pesticides in Mexico," coordinated by The Pesticide Action Network in Mexico (RAPAM) is now available. In the foreword to the English edition, Hilal Elver, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to food, and Baskut Tuncak, United Nations Special Rapporteur on hazardous substances and wastes, say: "This book provides an excellent overview about the peril of the wide use of highly hazardous pesticides in Mexico, many banned in other countries. 

They add: “It highlights the need for changes in the regulatory framework and the promotion of emerging agroecological alternatives from peasant communities, including organic farming. It is a very good source to convince other developing countries to phase out dangerous agro-chemicals, achieve healthy food and healthy environments, all the while protecting human rights in agrarian communities and the right to adequate food for all people."

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