PANNA: Resource Pointer #264
Pesticide Action Network Updates Service (PANUPS)
*Pesticides in India--Environment and Health Sourcebook, 2000* Toxics Link. Discusses the pesticide industry in India, from manufacture to use. Includes graphs and charts. Provides a directory of pesticide research laboratories in India and abstracts of pesticide research publications. 173 pages. US$10. Contact Toxics Link-Delhi, H-2 Ground floor, Jungpura Extension, New Delhi 110014; phone (91-11) 432-8006; fax (91-11) 432-1747; email firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site http://www.toxicslink.org.
*Trojan Horses -- Persistent Organic Pollutants in India, 2000* Srishti and Toxics Link. Critiques pesticide policy, manufacture and use in India. Discusses how most policy makers and residents know little about the effects of pesticides like DDT, poly chlorinated biphenyls and other persistent organic pollutants like dioxins and furans. Includes information on alternatives. 83 pages. US$10. Contact Toxics Link- Delhi, H-2 Ground floor, Jungpura Extension, New Delhi 110014; phone (91-11) 432-8006; fax (91-11) 432-1747; email email@example.com; Web site http://www.toxicslink.org.
*Cloning Bhopal -- Exposing the Dangers in Delhi's Environment, 1999* Toxics Link. With Bhopal gas tragedy as a backdrop, the report focuses on the impacts of industrial pollution in India's capital, Delhi. Includes three case studies: the PVC cable manufacturing industry, the steel industry and a market where chemicals are bought and sold. Discusses health hazards, poor working conditions and environmental hazards. 25 pages. US$5. Contact Toxics Link- Delhi, H-2 Ground floor, Jungpura Extension, New Delhi 110014; phone (91-11) 432 8006; fax (91-11) 432 1747; email firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site http://www.toxicslink.org.
*Transforming the Rural Asian Economy: The Unfinished Revolution, 2000 &endash; A study of Rural Asia Vol 1* Mark W. Rosegrant and Peter B. R. Hazell. Study by the Asian Development Bank. Analyzes the effects of public policies and strategies on economic growth, poverty and the environment. Examines achievements of and prospects for rural Asia. Provides a vision for the future of agriculture and rural development in Asia. 512 pages. US$24.95. Contact Oxford University Press (China) Ltd., 18th Floor, Warwick House East, Taikoo Place, 979 King's Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong; phone (852) 2516-3222; fax (852) 2565-8491; email email@example.com; Web site http://www.oupchina.com.hk.
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