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Pesticide Action Network
Online Resource Pointer #12
December 6, 1994
For copies of the following resources, please contact the
appropriate publishers or organizations directly.
*Deadly Donations: EU and World Bank Pesticide Aid to
Albania, 1994.* Greenpeace. Describes the EU's Poland-
Hungary Aid for the Reconstruction of the Economy programme's
PHARE decision to export 214 tons of highly hazardous and
carcinogenic pesticides including organophosphates, carbaryl,
and endosulfan to Albania while the country already has 3,000
tons of the pesticides unused in storage in their government
stores and collective farms. Also addresses how most of the
country's privatized smallholding farmers can not afford the
foreign pesticides, and have little if any experience
handling pesticides. 23 pp. Greenpeace International-
European Unit, 37-39 Rue de la Tourelle, B-1040 Brussels,
Belgium; phone (32) 2-280.14.00; fax (32) 2-230.84.13.
*Review of Pollution in the African Aquatic Environment (CIFA
Technical Paper 25), 1994.* Davide Calamari (ed.)
Summarizes the findings of the Committee for Inland Fisheries
of Africa (CIFA) Working Party on Pollution and Fisheries
with special attention to the levels of heavy metal and
organochlorines found the African inland waters and the need
for pollution control strategies in that country. 118 pp.
Director, Publications Division, Food and Agriculture
Organization of the United Nations, Viale delle Terme di
Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy.
*Strategies for Sustainable Agriculture and Rural
Development: New Directions for Agriculture, Forestry and
Fisheries, 1994.* Food and Agriculture Organization of the
United Nations (FAO). Outlines strategies to achieve
sustainable agriculture and rural development (SARD) focusing
on the issues and areas of action connected with SARD that
are highlighted in UNCED's Agenda 21. 64 pp. Dr. Mohamed S.
Zehni, Interdepartmental Working Group on Environment and
Sustainable Development, Food and Agriculture Organization,
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy; fax: 396
5225-5731; email: email@example.com.
*Sustainability in the Balance.* Center for Agroecology and
Sustainable Food Systems (CASFS). Series of papers
highlighting critical human and social justice issues that
are linked with environmental issues in the movement toward
sustainable agriculture. Intended to stimulate discussion
and action on how the welfare of all people in food and
agriculture can be included along with environmental and
family farm issues as priorities for sustainable agriculture.
Sustainability in the Balance, CASFS, University of
California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064; voice (408) 459-4140; fax
*The Poisoning of New Zealand, 1994.* Meriel Watts.
Discusses the health consequences of the agrichemical
industry in New Zealand from the effects of pesticides in the
country's air, water, and food. Contains sections describing
what one can do to detoxify one's body and how New Zealanders
can stop pesticide abuse through legal and other actions.
224 pp. Auckland Institute of Technology Press, Private Bag
92006, Auckland 1020; phone 307-9999 Ext. 8340; fax 307-9974.
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