PANNA: Resource Pointer #382: Pesticide Use information for Central and Eastern Europe


Resource Pointer #382: (Pesticide Use Information for Central and Eastern Europe)
April 22, 2005

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

*Facts & Figures: Agriculture and Pesticide Use in Central and Eastern Europe, 2004* PAN Germany. Provides information on farm size, ownership, food production and pesticide use for each of the five largest new EU member states Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia, Hungary, the Czech Republic and candidate country Bulgaria. Also includes an overview of relevant pesticide legislation in each of these countries. (in English and Slovenian) 46 pages. Available as a free download at http://www.pan-germany.org/info/osteuropa.htm/. Contact Pestizid Aktions-Netzwerk e.V. (PAN Germany), Nernstweg 32, D - 22765 Hamburg, phone (49 40) 399 19 10-0, fax (49 40) 390 75 20, email info@pan-germany.org, website http://www.pan-germany.org/.

*Pesticides - Hot Issues: NGO Objectives and Actions Needed in Central and Eastern Europe, 2004* PAN Germany. NGOs from Bulgaria, Ukraine and the Czech Republic contributed to this report on pesticide use in the region and associated public health risks. Provides information about the illegal importation and unauthorized use of pesticides, the environmental and public health impacts of improper storage of obsolete pesticides, and impacts of pesticide use on women and children in the Ukraine. (in English and Bulgarian) 22 pages. Available as free download at http://www.pan-germany.org/info/osteuropa.htm/. Contact Pestizid Aktions-Netzwerk e.V. (PAN Germany), Nernstweg 32, D - 22765 Hamburg, phone (49 40) 399 19 10-0, fax (49 40) 390 75 20, email info@pan-germany.org, website http://www.pan-germany.org/.

Six Fact Sheets on Pesticide Use in Eastern Europe, Available as a free download at http://www.pan-germany.org/info/osteuropa.htm/

*Pesticide Use in Bulgaria, 2004* PAN Germany and Agrolink. Includes information about pesticide use and promotion of sustainable agriculture in Bulgaria. Lists existing pesticide law, responsible government ministries and NGOs working on sustainable agriculture issues. (in English and Bulgarian) 4 pages.

*Pesticide Use in the Czech Republic, 2004* PAN Germany and PRO-BIO. An overview of agriculture in the Czech Republic providing information on pesticide use and monitoring for pesticide residues. Suggests actions that should be taken by the Czech Government and the European Union, and main targets for NGO action. Contains contact information for authorization bodies as well as NGOs. (in English and Czech) 4 pages.

*Pesticide Use in the Slovak Republic, 2004* PAN Germany and Center for Environmental Public Advocacy (CEPA). Includes information on pesticide use and the promotion of sustainable agriculture in Slovakia. Identifies government agencies responsible for registration and use of pesticides, monitoring of pesticide residues in food and the environment as well as for persistent organic pesticides. (in English and Slovakian) 4 pages.

*Pesticide Use in Slovenia, 2004* PAN Germany and ECHo. Includes information on Slovenian agriculture, registered pesticide products and their use, and the country's Agri-environmental programme. Also examines law and authorization issues. (in English and Slovenian) 4 pages.

*Pesticide Use in Hungary, 2004* Details pesticide use, promotion of sustainable agriculture. Also provides information on the pesticide market, registration, and pesticide residues in drinking water and food. (in English and Hungarian) 4 pages.

*Pesticide Use in Poland, 2004* Discusses pesticide use and promotion of sustainable agriculture. Charts the pesticide authorization process and evaluates the human and environmental toxicity of pesticides authorized. (in English and Polish) 4 pages.

Contact Pestizid Aktions-Netzwerk e.V. (PAN Germany), Nernstweg 32, D - 22765 Hamburg, phone (49 40) 399 19 10-0, fax (49 40) 390 75 20, email info@pan-germany.org, website http://www.pan-germany.org/.



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