Agrochemicals, health and environment: directory of resources


United Nations Environment Programme, World Health Organization, and other United Nations agency links

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    Chemicals programme. Geneva, United Nations Environment Programme, Division of Technology, Industry and Economics.
    http://www.chem.unep.ch/irptc/
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    Chemical safety. Amman, Jordan, Regional Centre for Environmental Health Activities. World Health Organization Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean.
    http://www.emro.who.int/ceha/chemical.asp
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    Chemical safety. Manila, World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific.
    http://www.wpro.who.int/health_topics/chemical_safety/
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    Environmental health toxicology. Lima, Peru, Pan American Centre for Sanitary Engineering and Environmental Sciences. Pan American Health Organization.
    http://www.cepis.ops-oms.org/indexeng.html
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    Food and chemical safety. New Delhi, World Health Organization Regional Office for South-East Asia.
    http://w3.whosea.org/EN/Section23/Section1001.htm
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    Food and chemical safety: managing human poisonings. New Delhi, World Health Organization Regional Office for South-East Asia.
    http://w3.whosea.org/EN/Section23/Section1725.htm
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    Food safety: chemical risks in food. Geneva, World Health Organization.
    http://www.who.int/foodsafety/chem/en/
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    Global Environment Facility. GEF helps developing countries to address global environmental issues while supporting national sustainable development initiatives. It focuses on projects related to biodiversity, climate change, international waters, land degradation, the ozone layer and persistent organic pollutants. Its main partners are the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the World Bank. Washington, DC, Global Environment Facility Secretariat.
    http://www.gefweb.org/
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    Global IPM Facility. Comprehensive site for IPM guidance, experiences, and evaluation, based in Rome and sponsored by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations/United Nations Environment Programme/United Nations Development Programme/World Bank.
    http://www.fao.org/ag/AGP/AGPP/IPM/gipmf/index.htm
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    Intergovernmental Forum on Chemical Safety. Geneva, IFCS Secretariat
    http://www.who.int/ifcs/
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    International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS). A joint United Nations Environment Programme, International Labour Organization, and World Health Organization programme, Geneva.
    http://www.who.int/ipcs/en/
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    Joint FAO/WHO Meeting on Pesticide Residues (JMPR).Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations/World Health Organization.
    http://www.who.int/ipcs/food/jmpr/en/
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    Occupational health. Geneva, World Health Organization.
    http://www.who.int/occupational_health/en/
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    Organic agriculture. Rome, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
    http://www.fao.org/organicag/default.htm
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    Pesticides Evaluation Scheme (WHOPES). Geneva, World Health Organization.
    http://www.who.int/whopes/en/
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    Pesticide Management Unit. Rome, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
    http://www.fao.org/AG/AGP/AGPP/Pesticid/
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