Sub-regional Consultation of the Portuguese Speaking African Countries (PALOP) on the implementation of the Rotterdam Convention

Workshop Documents


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  • Produced an outcome document with recommendations and proposals for further work to be undertaken in collaboration with the Secretariat and the national authorities in Cabo Verde, Guinea Bissau and STP.
  • Introduced FFS approach and possible challenges at national level and presented the FFS guidance
  • Introduce linkage and way to address risks of occupational exposure to pesticides, occupational and safety measures in agriculture and promoting decent rural employment in the framework of article 6.
  • Presented important tools regarding social aspects of pesticide use, in particular for pesticide management and child labour prevention.
  • Familiarized through a field visit with local agricultural production system: organic production and FFS in the promotion of alternatives to the use of pesticides at national level to be further developed.
  • Discussed challenges related to the preparation of notifications under article 5 and proposals under article 6


  1. Praia acolhe atelier de Consulta sub-regional dos países africanos lusófonos sobre a implementação da convenção de Roterdão de 6 a 10 março
  2. Iniciou hoje o atelier sobre consulta sub-regional dos países africanos lusófonos sobre a implementação da convenção de Roterdão
  3. Países de expressão portuguesa debatem gestão de pesticidas
  4. Praia acolhe atelier de consulta sobre a implementação da Convenção de Roterdão
  7. Praia acolhe atelier de consulta sub-regional de países africanos lusófonos sobre Convenção de Roterdão
  8. Rotterdam Convention Sub-regional Meeting gathers representatives from Lusophone African countries to discuss on pesticides in Cabo Verde
  9. Lusophone African countries held talks on pesticides in Cabo Verde

Contact Information

For questions regarding this workshop, please contact Nadia Correale (