Toward a non-toxin environment in South East Asia

Toward a non-toxin environment in South East Asia

Vietnam is one of the four countries (Cambodia, China, Vietnam and Laos) which has been chosen to be fieldwork area of “Toward a non-toxin environment in South East Asia” program. To conveniently run the program, under the management of Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PAN-AP) on project named “Actions against poverty in rural areas, Empowering people and Policy advocacy of Reducing use of pesticide”, CGFED (Research Center for Gender, Family and Education inn Development) and An Giang Agricultural University, partners with PAN-AP, notice that at the first step, it’s necessary to conduct a thorough research on situation and consequences of using pesticide in agricultural production. A case study was carried out on two different rural locations – one in the Red River Delta, and one in the Mekong Delta, including researches on available documents and field researches which combined qualitative method and quantitative ones – in order to provide following interventions with a basis to reach the aim of this project: “Helping the communities have better understanding and become more well-organized on solving problems related to pesticides, to go towards eliminating poisonous pesticides, reducing use of pesticides by sustainable alternatives which guarantee of health, environment and living conditions of the whole community – on the progression to poverty alleviation.

FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF CGFED, PLANT PROTECTION CHEMICALS

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Toward a non-toxin environment in South East Asia