Inception workshop of the project on Country Capacity Building Program to identify and monitor incidents of Severely Hazardous Pesticide Formulations (SHPFs) and Highly Hazardous Pesticides (HHPs) and promote the alternatives to SHPFs and HHPs in Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon

Meeting documents


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Agenda15.52 K
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The inception workshop brought together the Designated National Authorities (DNAs) of the 3 countries for the Rotterdam Convention, staff of ministries responsible for pesticide management and regulation, enumerators that will conduct pesticide use surveys, and other experts. Its achieved objectives were to:

  • Present the proposed activities of the project;
  • Present Article 6 of the Rotterdam Convention of SHPFs;
  • Present and discuss procedures to identify SHPFs and HHPs;
  • Discuss survey techniques to assess pesticide use and risks in the field;
  • Elaborate national work plans for implementation of the project.
  • Discuss the status of the implementation of the key obligations of the Rotterdam Convention with DNAs of the three countries such as import responses and notifications of Final regulatory actions.