Identification of alternatives to hazardous pesticides in Cambodian farmer field schools

Workshop documents


Items: 4 
Protect children from pesticides (Visual Facilitator’s Guide)5.35 MB
Empowering farmers to reduce pesticide risks2.07 MB
FAO pesticide risk reduction3.4 MB
Farmer field schools factsheet2.82 MB


Cambodia nominated a DNA and an OCP. A promising alternative approach that is focusing on creating work for young students and farmers, organic agriculture, certification of certain crops and linkage to the market was discussed. Some potential alternatives to hazardous pesticides used in rice were identified.

An article titled "Cambodia on track to tackle chemicals and waste" has been published on The Cambodia Daily.

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Christine Fuell (Senior Technical Officer):