Lobbying on effective pesticide policies
Implementation: The Pesticides Action Network (PAN) aims to persuade national governments and international agencies to develop effective pesticide policies; to increase public awareness of pesticide abuse through campaigns on selected hazardous pesticides and unethical corporate marketing practices; and to promote alternatives to pesticide-dependent agriculture. Some PAN groups works to persuade their governments to adopt stronger controls on pesticide use, while others teach consumers about the hazards of pesticides or train farmers in alternative methods of production PAN participants exchange information among each other PAN groups cooperate in the area of monitoring the development and implementation of international codes and agreements Dirty Dozen Campaign, launched in 1985 by PAN International, is a global citizen's campaign to ban or strictly limit the production and use of certain extremely hazardous pesticides.
Subjects: InfluencingChemical productsPolicy
Type Classification: D: Detailed strategies