PAN Europe Report – Alternatives to glyphosate

PAN Europe Report – Alternatives to glyphosate

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  • 11. Juli 2018 Erstellungsdatum
  • 11. Juli 2018 Zuletzt aktualisiert
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While the use of synthetic pesticides in agriculture might have helped to increase food production, this has not occurred without great costs to human health, the environment and natural resources. The 2017 UN report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to food highlights the adverse impact of pesticide use on human rights, human health (workers, their families, bystanders, residents and consumers) and the environment. The report also reveals that intensive agriculture based on pesticide use has not contributed to reduce world hunger, but rather it has helped to increase the consumption of food and food waste especially in industrialised countries.


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