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  • KERALA CANCELED LICENSES ON GLYPHOSATE DISTRIBUTION AND SALE

    Media Statement | PAN India | 1st June 2019 Indicating focus on public interest, the Kerala Agriculture Department cancelled licenses for distribution and sales of the controversial weedicide glyphosate in the State. The department issued order on 24th May 2019, in a bold move. Earlier in February 2019, Kerala had temporarily banned distribution, sales and […]

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  • Agroecology Workshop held for Farming Community in Ghatanji, Yavatmal

    Press Note | PAN India | 27th March 2019   PAN India has been working on pesticide poisoning, for decades. A range of activities, from documenting pesticide poisoning to the realization of agro-ecology as way of life, have been undertaken. In the past three years, pesticide poisoning in Yavatmal has been highlighted through various means […]

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  • Farming Community in Yavatmal came up with a Declaration to stop pesticide Menace on the World Soil Day and No Pesticide Use Week

    Press Release | PAN India | 6th December 2018 ‘Maharashtra Association of Pesticide Poisoned Persons’ formed on the World Soil Day  and No Pesticide Use Week in Yavatmal in the Farmers Meeting on “Impact of Pesticides on Soil and Children of the Soil” On 5th December, 2018, commemorating World Soil Day, amidst observing ‘No Pesticide […]

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  • Draft Pesticide Management Bill-2017 not comprehensive enough to address issues on pesticides in India

    Draft Pesticide Management Bill-2017 not comprehensive enough to address issues on pesticides in India In its comments submitted to joint secretary (Plant Protection), PAN India presented a detailed deliberation on problems, concerns and challenges on the Bill. Further PAN India demanded transparency and comprehensive consultation process before the bill is finalized. Pesticide Action Network (PAN) […]

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  • END CORPORATE GREED! RIGHTS NOW!

    Thirty-three years ago today, the horrendous Bhopal gas tragedy at the Union Carbide pesticide plant in India immediately killed 3,000 people and 15,000 more subsequently.  Survivors, exposed to the deadly gas and their children, continue to suffer from the world’s worst industrial disaster. Thousands of tons of hazardous wastes remain buried underground and the area […]

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  • Untold Realities of Pesticide Poisonings in Yavatmal District in Maharashtra

    Untold Realities of Pesticide Poisonings in Yavatmal district in Maharashtra PAN India Releases Assessment Report on Yavatmal Poisonings and Deaths -Various pesticides used by a cotton farmer in Yavatmal Pesticide Action Network (PAN India) today released its assessment report on the unfortunate  incident of deaths and poisoings of small scale farmers and farm workers happened […]

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  • Chemical leak in Delhi – PAN India urge to establish pesticide free buffer zones around schools

    Chemical leak in Delhi – PAN India urge to establish pesticide free buffer zones around schoolsPress Release | 10th May, 2017Toxic chemical leak in Delhi had left children breathless and in agonyChemical leak near two schools in New Delhi reminds us of the urgent need to create chemical-free buffer zones around education institutions. This chemical […]

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  • PAN Welcomes Listing of Pesticides under the Rotterdam Convention

    PAN Welcomes Listing of Pesticides under the Rotterdam ConventionPress Release | 6th May 2017Pesticide Action Network (PAN) welcomes the positive outcomes and discussions at the 8th Conference of Parties (COPS) to the Rotterdam Convention that held from 24 April to 5 May 2017.In particular, we are pleased that two pesticides, carbofuran and trichlorfon, were listed […]

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  • PAN India support listing of 5 pesticides in Anex III of Rotterdam Convention

    PAN India support listing of 5 pesticides in Anex III of Rotterdam ConventionBlog | 29th April 2017PAN India support listing of all the five dangerous pesticides in the Annex III of Rotterdam Convention. The Prior Informed Consent (PIC) procedure of the Rotterdam Convention is a means for formally obtaining and disseminating information that was agreed […]

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  • Consolidated List Of Banned Pesticides-Pan International

    Consolidated List Of Banned Pesticides-Pan InternationalPress Release | PAN International | 24th May 2017Pesticide Action Network (PAN) has frequently been asked for information on pesticides that have been banned by countries. The Consolidated List of Banned Pesticides (CL) has been developed to identify which pesticides have been banned by particular countries because there appears to […]

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