Locustox Project
FAO & Senegal Plant Protection

Netherlands Government funding


  • studies the risk of pesticides used against Locust and grasshoppers in the human and natural environment (*)
  • develops reliable and locally representative safety screening methods (tests) for chemicals and biopesticides
  • advises FAO, national decision-makers, users and the public on risk and safety measures
  • monitors environmental and health effects of spray campaigns


(*) terrestrial invertebrate fauna (beneficials in crops & nature), aquatic fauna, wildlife, domestic animals, humans (consumers of exposed food products; spray operators)


phone: + 221 834 42 94
fax: + 221 834 42 90

[email protected]

POB 3300 Dakar, Senegal

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