P A N U P S
Pesticide Action Network
Online Resource Pointer #15
December 22, 1994
For copies of the following resources, please contact the
appropriate publishers or organizations directly.
*Huicholes y Plaguicidas, 1994.* Patricia Diaz-Romo. This
video examines the situation of the Huicholes, indigenous
farmers of Nayarit, Mexico who work with and are exposed to
toxic pesticides as agriculturalists and migrant workers on
tobacco plantations. 27 minutes. US$35. Video currently
available in Spanish with English translation of script--
English dubbed version available in near future. Contact
Pesticide Action Network North America Regional Center for
details. (See address below.)
*Four in 94: Focus on Two Years After Rio, 1994.* Jared E.
Blumenfeld, ed. Lists 72 country-by-country progress reports
assessing national actions to implement Agenda 21 on four
topics including lead, freshwater, hazardous waste and
pristine rivers. Includes list of nations who submitted
reports to the UN Commission on Sustainable Development;
initiatives to reduce lead exposure; and international and
national actions on hazardous waste trade. 237 pp. US$15
(plus US$1.55 shipping and handling). NRDC Publications, 40
West 20th Street, New York, NY 10001.
*Seed, Soil, and Science: Networking for Sustainable Maize
Farming in Central America and the Caribbean, 1994.* Centro
Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo (CIMMYT).
Describes the Regional Maize Program conducted by a CIMMYT-
sponsored network of maize researchers from nine countries to
develop maize varieties and crop management techniques for
subsistence farmers who work the steep slopes and tropical
lowlands in Central America and the Caribbean. 16 pp. Roger
Urbina, Programa Regional de Maiz, PRM, Bello Horizonte D-II-
22, Apdo. Postal 6135, Managua, Nicaragua; phone (505-2)
490583; fax (505-2) 49058.
*NAFTA's First Year: Lessons for the Hemisphere, 1994.*
Sarah Anderson and John Cavanagh (eds.) The report analyzes
NAFTA's impact on the US in six specific areas: work, wealth,
labor and environmental side agreements, agriculture,
immigration, and women and people of color. The report
describes how NAFTA is impacting farmers on both sides of the
border. 39 pp. US$5.00. Institute for Policy Studies,
Publications Department, 1601 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 500,
Washington D.C., 20009; phone (202) 234-9382 Ext. 206; fax
*IPMnet.* Cornell University's Consortium for International
Crop Protection (CICP) in joint with the National Biological
Impact Assessment Program (NBIAP) is offering "IPMnet", a 24-
hour free online source of international Integrated Pest
Management information which includes IPM special reports,
the "IPMnet News" and "Resistant Pest Management"
newsletters, technical information resources, an IPM forum,
and IPM databases. To connect with IPMnet via Internet, use
a communication program or link and: (1) select or key in
<telnet>, (2) then, at the prompt, key in
<cicp.biochem.vt.edu>, (3) and follow the on-screen prompts.
For those without access to telnet, contact CICP for a hard
copy of the IPMnet registration form and place your name and
address on list for future receipt of a hard copy of the
IPMnet NEWS (if or when funds can be found to support
printing and mailing costs). CICP, Cornell University,
NYAES, Geneva, NY 14456-0462; voice (315) 787-2252; fax (315)
787-2276; email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Directory of Rice Scientists in West Africa, 1994.* West
Africa Rice Development Association, (WARDA). Directory of
scientists working on all aspects of rice science in West
Africa arranged according to agricultural disciplines. In
the future, the directory will be expanded to include rice
scientists throughout sub-Saharan Africa. 124 pp.
ADRAO/WARDA, 01 BP 2551, Bouake 01, Cote d'Ivoire; phone
(225) 63 45 14; fax (225) 63 47 14; email: WARDA@cgnet.com.
We encourage those interested in having resources listed in
the Online Resource Pointer to send review copies of
publications, videos or other sources to our office (address
listed below) or to contact Publications and Information
Coordinator Ellen Hickey or Information Program Associate
Gina Schilling for further information.
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