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Statement of Civil Society and Indigenous Peoples on the end of the FAO partnership with CropLife International

Eleven organizations representing civil society and Indigenous Peoples across the globe welcome the statement by the UN Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) that it has officially ended its Letter of  Intent (LoI) with pesticide industry lobby group CropLife International. We believe that this is an  important victory especially for farmers, farmworkers and rural communities who suffer most from pesticide harms.  

Bayer has reapplied for approval with a new dicamba label that includes Over-The-Top (OTT) application. OTT applications lead to volatilization and drift. This article includes PAN’s comments submitted to EPA in opposition to this proposed registration.

As a science and practice, agroecology recognizes and honors the plurality of knowledge systems throughout peasant farming populations all over the world. It is transdisciplinary in its approach and sees knowledge as decentralized and heterogenous, living and complex–one that engages with and adapts to the dynamic realities of community life, its politics, culture, social mores, collective aspirations as well as struggles, etc.

If PAN had superlative awards, Corrie would undoubtedly receive Most Likely to Make Someone Smile. Empathetic and kind, Corrie has the enviable ability to make everyone feel included and part of a team. With strong values and a clear-headed eye on justice and inclusivity, they make our team feel like found-family.

PAN is motivated to do our work, in part, because we hear the stories of the people who are adversely impacted by our farm and food system that has been captured by corporate interests and made to rely on pesticides. Lorilani Keohokalole is undertaking a project to collect some of these stories from Hawaii that we will share with you over the coming months.

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Bayer trying again with dicamba

Bayer has reapplied for approval with a new dicamba label that includes Over-The-Top (OTT) application. OTT applications lead to volatilization and drift. This article includes PAN’s comments submitted to EPA in opposition to this proposed registration.

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PANAP: Another “-cide” to pesticide

As a science and practice, agroecology recognizes and honors the plurality of knowledge systems throughout peasant farming populations all over the world. It is transdisciplinary in its approach and sees knowledge as decentralized and heterogenous, living and complex–one that engages with and adapts to the

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People of PAN: 3 Questions With Corrie

If PAN had superlative awards, Corrie would undoubtedly receive Most Likely to Make Someone Smile. Empathetic and kind, Corrie has the enviable ability to make everyone feel included and part of a team. With strong values and a clear-headed eye on justice and inclusivity, they

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Hawaii stories series

Stories from Hawaii: Andrea Brower

PAN is motivated to do our work, in part, because we hear the stories of the people who are adversely impacted by our farm and food system that has been captured by corporate interests and made to rely on pesticides. Lorilani Keohokalole is undertaking a

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