Unmasking Highly Hazardous Pesticides in the Philippines

Event Start Date
12-Oct-2016 1:00 pm
Event End Date
12-Oct-2016 5:00 pm
Event Time Zone
Philippines Time
Event Location
Balai Kalinaw, UP Diliman, Quezon City-Philippines
Description

This public forum is organised by KMP, SENTRA, and PAN Philippines, in partnership with the Resistance and Solidarity against Agrochemical TNCs (RESIST Network), PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP) and the Asian Peasant Coalition (APC).

The forum will be attended by peasant leaders coming from different parts of the country, advocates and supporters from various organizations and institutions with on-going campaigns against highly hazardous pesticides and practices, and in advancing biodiversitybased ecological agriculture.

Various concerned government agencies and institutions will be invited to get their commitment to support our actions.

In the forum, the results of the IFFM on how Syngenta can be held legally accountable for the damage caused by Paraquat among oil palm plantation workers and communities in Agusan del Sur and Misamis Oriental will be presented. In addition, the results of studies on the use of highly hazardous pesticides by banana plantations and their effects on health and environment in communities in Davao del Sur and South Cotabato will be presented.

Event is Completed

Contact information of the event organizer
Email Address : infocom@panap.net
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