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The FAO Obsolete Pesticide Programme publishes a wide range of communcation materials designed to raise public awareness about the problems of obsolete pesticides and assist developing countries deal with specific aspects of the problem.

Technical Guidelines:

FAO Pesticide Disposal Series 12: Environmental Managment Tool Kit for Obsolete Pesticides(EMTK) - Volume 1

  •       A. Environmental risk assessment
  •       B. Prioritization of stores
  •       C. Regional prioritization and risk tracking

 

FAO Pesticide Disposal Series 13: Environmental Managment Tool Kit for obsolete pesticides(EMTK) - Volume 2

  •       D. Selection of collection centres
  •       E. Management of collection centres
  •       F. Transport planning

 

FAO Pesticide Disposal Series 14: The Preparation of Inventories of Pesticides and Contaminated Materials*

  •        Inventory planning

 

FAO Pesticide Disposal Series 15: Environmental Managment Tool Kit for obsolete pesticides(EMTK) - Volume 3*

  •        G. Safeguarding strategy
  •        H. Disposal strategy
  •        I.  Environmental Assessment report and Environmental Management Plans

 

FAO Pesticide Disposal Series 16: Environmental Managment Tool Kit for obsolete pesticides(EMTK) - Volume 4*

  •        J. Zoning of workplaces
  •        K. Risk assessment
  •        L. Standard Operating Procedures
  •        M. Selection and use of equipment
  •        N. Health, safety and environment plan

*  Publication no. 14, 15 and 16 have been produced with the financial assistance of the European Union. The views expressed herein can in no way be taken to reflect the official opinion of the European Union.

 

 FAO Pesticide Disposal Series 17:  Environmental Management Tool Kit for obsolete pesticides(EMTK) - volume 5

  •        O. Pesticide contaminated site identification and prioritization
  •        P. Preliminary risk assessment and design of the detailed site investigation
  •        Q. Data analysis and generic quantitative risk assessment

 

 FAO Pesticide Disposal Series 18:  Environmental Management Tool Kit for obsolete pesticides(EMTK) - volume 6

  •        R. Risk reduction strategy design
  •        S. Risk reduction implementation strategy design
  •        T. Development of risk mitigation plans
  •        U. Development of the environmental management plan

 

 Rapid Environmental Assessment (REA) investigator handbook

 

 

Guidelines and Manuals

FAO Pesticide Disposal Series 2 - Prevention of accumulation of obsolete pesticide stocks

FAO Pesticide Disposal Series 3 - Pesticide storage and stock control manual

FAO Pesticide Disposal Series 4 - Disposal of bulk quantities of obsolete pesticides in developing countries

FAO Pesticide Disposal Series 7 - Guidelines for the management of small quantities of unwanted and obsolete pesticides

FAO Pesticide Disposal Series 8 - Assessing soil contamination: A reference manual

 

FAO Pesticide Disposal Series 10 - FAO Training Manual for inventory taking obsolete pesticides

FAO Pesticide Disposal Series 11 - Country guidelines

Brochures:
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For more resources, visit the publications page.