Agrochemicals, health and environment: directory of resources


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    Africa Rice Center (WARDA). An intergovernmental research association of African member states. Cotonou, Benin.
    http://www.warda.cgiar.org/warda1/main/Achievements/ipm.htm
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    Africa Stockpiles Programme. An organization of nongovernmental organizations, governmental and intergovernmental agencies including the United Nations Environment Programme and the World Health Organization dedicated to cleaning up obsolete pesticides, preventing future toxic threats, protecting human health and the environment.
    http://www.africastockpiles.org/aboutasp.html
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    Chemicals management. IISD Linkages. A multi-media online resource for environment and development policy-makers. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, International Institute for Sustainable Development.
    http://www.iisd.ca/process/chemical_management.htm
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    Community IPM in Asia. An outgrowth of the Regional IPM Programme of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, this web site is sponsored by the Field Alliance, a partner organization supporting sustainable agriculture.
    http://www.communityipm.org/
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    Consortium for International Crop Protection. Dedicated to assisting developing nations reduce food crop losses caused by pests while also safeguarding the environment. Corvallis, Oregon, USA, Oregon State University.
    http://www.ipmnet.org/
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    Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research. CGIAR is a strategic alliance of countries, international and regional organizations and private foundations supporting 15 international agricultural centres that work with national agricultural research systems and civil society, mobilizing agricultural science to reduce poverty, foster human well-being, promote agricultural growth and protect the environment. Washington, DC.
    http://www.cgiar.org
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    DETOX Campaign. A campaign to protect people and wildlife from toxic chemicals. World Wildlife Fund.
    http://www.panda.org/campaign/detox/index.cfm
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    Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia (EEPSEA). Singapore/Philippines. EEPSEA supports training and research in environmental & resource economics, including health and environment costs and benefits of pesticide use and improved management. Administered by the Canadian-based International Development Research Centre.
    http://network.idrc.ca/ev.php?ID=7199_201&ID2=DO_TOPIC
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    Endocrine Disrupters Website. Brussels, European Commission, Environment.
    http://europa.eu.int/comm/environment/endocrine/index_en.htm
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    Food, ecology, nutrition and health initiative. A cross-cutting theme initiative looking at the relationships of food, ecology, nutrition and health from multiple disciplines. New York, Columbia University, the Earth Institute.
    http://www.earth.columbia.edu/crosscutting/cci/FENH.htm
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    Global information network on chemicals. Fosters the generation and circulation of chemical-related information for the promotion of chemical safety. Tokyo, National Institute of Health Sciences.
    http://www.nihs.go.jp/GINC/
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    International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) (Aleppo, Syrian Arab Republic). Sponsored by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR).
    http://www.icarda.org/Index.htm
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    International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Ottawa, Canada. A Canadian public corporation, supporting transdisciplinary research on environment and health topics in developing countries, including pesticides and health, through its Ecosystems Approaches to Human Health (Ecohealth) initiative.
    http://network.idrc.ca/ev_en.php?ID=1_201&ID2=DO_ROOT
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    International issues. Washington, DC, United States Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pesticides Programmes.
    http://www.epa.gov/oppfead1/international/
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    International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) (Manila, Philippines). A non-profit agricultural research and training centre, established in 1960 by the Ford and Rockefeller foundations in cooperation with the Government of the Philippines, and dedicated to helping farmers in developing countries produce more food on limited land, using less water, less labour, and fewer chemical inputs, without harming the environment.
    http://www.irri.org/default.asp
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    IPM DANIDA/Thailand. A project supported by the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA) in the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
    http://www.ipmthailand.org/en/index.htm
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    New Ideas in Pollution Regulation. NIPR is a site targeted at people and organizations interested in public policy issues relating to the cost-effective control of pollution, especially in developing countries. Washington, DC, The World Bank.
    http://www.worldbank.org/nipr/ [available in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian and Portuguese].
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    Pesticide Action Network Asia-Pacific (Penang, Malaysia). Independent, non-profit organization promoting agriculture without dependence on toxic chemicals.
    http://www.panap.net/index.cfm
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    Pesticide Action Network UK. London, Independent, non-profit organization addressing the health and environment risks of pesticides and advocating for improved pesticide management and use globally.
    http://www.pan-uk.org/default.htm
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    Pesticides Forum. A partnership of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), government and intergovernmental agencies, including the United Nations Environment Programme, promoting environmental compliance. Washington, DC, International Network for Environmental Compliance and Enforcement (INECE).
    http://www.inece.org/forumspesticides.html
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    Pesticide Policy Project.Germany, University of Hannover, Faculty of Business Administration and Economics/Institute of Economics in Horticulture.
    http://www.ifgb1.uni-hannover.de/ppp/
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    Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Livelihoods. An independent, non-profit organization promoting sustainable, equitable, and decentralized agri-food systems. London, International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED).
    http://www.iied.org/sarl/index.html
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