PANNA: Resource Pointer #243


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Resource Pointer #243
October 19, 2000

For copies of the following resources, please contact the appropriate publishers or organizations directly.

*Pesticide Policies in Zimbabwe: Status and Implications for Change, 1999* Godfrey D. Mudimu, Hermann Waibel and Gerd Fleischer (eds.). Analyzes natural, economic and institutional conditions for crop protection as well as regulatory policies governing pesticide use. Includes information on impacts of pesticides on human health and environment. 222 pp. US$15. Contact Prof. Dr. Hermann Waibel, Pesticide Policy Team, Institute for Horticultural Economics, Herrenhaeuserstr. 2, D-30419 Hannover, Germany; phone (49-511) 762-3247 (Pesticide Policy Project office), (49-511) 762-2666 (Prof. Dr. Hermann Waibel); fax (49-511) 762-2667; email team@pesticide-policy-project.de; Web site http://www.pesticide-policy-project.de.

*Regulation of Dangerous Pesticides in Uganda, 2000* Timothy Byakola and Samuel Kabuye. Overview of agriculture and pesticide use in Uganda. Examines use of World Health Organization (WHO) class 1a and 1b pesticides in Uganda, and storage of obsolete pesticides. Includes discussion of Integrated Pest Management programs and Prior Informed Consent (PIC) in Uganda. 16 pp. US$2 plus US$1 shipping. Contact Pesticide Action Network&emdash;Africa, P.O. Box 15938, Dakar-Fann, Senegal; phone (221) 825-4914; fax (221) 825-1443; email panafric@telecomplus.sn; Web site http://panafric.webjump.com.

*Regulation of Dangerous Pesticides in Ghana, 2000* Jakpasu Afun, George K. Ofusu and Emmanuel Antwi. Overview of agriculture and pesticide use in Ghana. Examines use of World Health Organization (WHO) class 1a and 1b pesticides in Ghana, and storage of obsolete pesticides. Includes discussion of plans to rid Ghana of hazardous and obsolete chemicals, Integrated Pest Management programs and summary of national pesticide regulations. 16 pp. US$2 plus US$1 shipping. Contact Pesticide Action Network&emdash;Africa, P.O. Box 15938, Dakar-Fann, Senegal; phone (221) 825-4914; fax (221) 825-1443; email panafric@telecomplus.sn; Web site http://panafric.webjump.com.

*Regulation of Dangerous Pesticides in Zimbabwe, 1999* Musiyandaka S. and Nyakanda F. Overview of agriculture and pesticide use in Zimbabwe. Lists (WHO) class 1a and 1b pesticides available in Zimbabwe. Discusses import, export, sale and distribution of pesticides, as well as monitoring compliance with Prior Informed Consent and status of Integrated Pest Management. 16 pp. US$2 plus US$1 shipping. Contact Pesticide Action Network&emdash;Africa, P.O. Box 15938, Dakar-Fann, Senegal; phone (221) 825-4914; fax (221) 825-1443; email panafric@telecomplus.sn; Web site http://panafric.webjump.com.

*Africa's Valuable Assets: A Reader in Natural Resource Management, 1998* Peter Veit, ed. Provides overview of environmental challenges facing Africa. Offers perspectives on environmental governance issues. Discusses relationship between African development challenges and global environmental problems. Examines role of communities in natural resource management. Analyzes links between agriculture and environment, and environmental and social issues raised by promotion and cultivation of nontraditional agricultural exports. Considers role of reliable information and data in effective management of natural resources in Africa. 447 pp. US$40 (bulk order discount available). Contact World Resources Institute Publications, P.O. Box 4852, Baltimore, MD 21211; phone (410) 516-6963 or (800) 822-0504 (continental United States only); email front@wri.org; Web site http://www.wri.org/wri.

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