November 2nd, 2009

Trainers Workshop for Obsolete Pesticides Inventory, Environmental Risk Assessment …

TOT InvitationBelarus(January2010)

Re: Invitation to apply to participate in a Training of Trainers Workshop for Obsolete pesticides Inventory, Environmental Risk Assessment and Safeguarding.

Eligible countries are: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia and Romania.

Deadline for submission: 13 November 2009

The FAO Obsolete Pesticides Programme works with developing countries and countries with economies in transition to help them eliminate stocks of obsolete pesticides and prevent recurrence of similar problems in the future through sound pest and pesticide management. Currently the programme is initiating implementation of a project in Eastern European Caucuses and Central Asian (EECCA) countries to raise awareness and build capacity for the management of obsolete pesticides.

The wide geographic scope and expansion of activities carried out by the Obsolete Pesticides Programme requires an expansion of the roster of experts that can support our field work. We are therefore planning to train a number of individuals in the EECCA region to support the implementation of our current and future projects in the region

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The International HCH & Pesticides Association (IHPA) is an independent and non-political network of committed individuals that wants to draw international attention on the world-wide problems stemming from the production and use of HCH and other obsolete pesticides and its dangers for human health and the environment.

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