Cameroon/June 4, 2019/ Frank Ikpefan, Abuja /No Comment/106 views /Cameroon Cameroon: Use of Hazardous Pesticides in Farming – Minader Proffers Alternative Solutionsshare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel A workshop to validate the results of an inquiry on the impact of highly hazardous pesticides on health and the environment in Yaoundé. Implementation of biological pest management (controlling pests through the use of other organisms) and the promotion of the use of non toxic pesticides in agriculture were some of the solutions proposed in order to limit the negative impact of hazardous pesticides on health and the environment. This was at the end of a workshop in Yaounde on May 29, 2019 organized to validate the results of an investigation carried out in the Centre, West, Far North and Littoral regions of Cameroon. ALSO READ Ajara Nchout fires Valerenga to Toppserien’s victory at Trondheims Orn - CameroonOnline.orgThe inquiry was organized as part of the Country capacity building programme to identify and monitor incidents related to the fabrication of extremely dangerous pesticides and highly hazardous pesticides, and promote necessary alternatives put in place by the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO). The aim of the project is to develop a mechanism for the collection and dissemination of information related to health and environmental incidents due to the improper use and illegal fabrication of extremely dangerous pesticides. ALSO READ Influential excrement: How life in Antarctica thrives on penguin poop - Journal du CamerounThe investigation involved stakeholders in the agricultural, environmental and health domains, “the inquiry was carried out on 412 farmers, 112 pesticide distributors and 60 health agents,” Daknou Lentcheu Irene Christiane, Coordinator of the project said. The validation workshop was launched by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Representative of the FAO in Cameroon as well as officials from the Ministries of Environment and Public Health. It is worth noting that the programme is also carried out in Equatorial Guinea and Gabon, and is expected to facilitate the exchange of information between the three target countries . Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:Cameroon share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleCameroon: Cycling Tour of Cameroon – Kamzong Abossolo Wins Second Lapnext articleCameroon: New Zealand – Full of AmbitionsRelated Posts459 shares Cameroon/June 19, 2019 /No Comment Opposition Istanbul candidate shaking up Turkish politics – Journal du Cameroun450 shares Cameroon/June 19, 2019 /No Comment Saudi de-fangs religious police but plans to enforce ‘decency’ – Journal du Cameroun‘Generation climate’ to occupy huge German coal mine – Journal du CamerounKinshasa: Commuting hell in DR Congo’s capital – Journal du CamerounRussia, China, block US effort to halt N. Korea fuel deliveries – Journal du CamerounMH17 crash probe set to name suspects – Journal du CamerounEgypt’s Morsi likely ‘more popular’ after death – Journal du CamerounEgypt’s Morsi likely ‘more popular’ after death – Journal du CamerounUN chief asks Russia, Turkey to ‘stabilize’ Syria’s embattled Idlib – Journal du CamerounEuthanasia law comes into effect in first Australia state – Journal du Cameroun Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.