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  • About the Synthesis Report and Comprehensive Compilation of Scientific Information on Pesticides and Fertilizers 

    United Nations Environment Programme; World Health Organization; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2022-07)
    In February 2022, UNEP published a Synthesis Report on the Environmental and Health Impacts of Pesticides and Fertilizers and Ways to Minimize Them in response to the mandate in UNEA Resolution 3/4. Its overall goal is to ...
  • Environmental and Health Impacts of Pesticides and Fertilizers and Ways of Minimizing Them: Envisioning a chemical-safe world - Annex to Chapter 4.4 – Adverse Human Health Effects of Pesticides 

    United Nations Environment Programme; World Health Organization; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2022-07)
  • Environmental and Health Impacts of Pesticides and Fertilizers and Ways of Minimizing Them: Envisioning a chemical-safe world: Annexes to Chapter 4.3 – Adverse Environmental Effects of Pesticide Use 

    United Nations Environment Programme; World Health Organization; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2022-07)
    This annexes include: Annex 4.3-1 Recent reviews of pesticide concentrations in surface water bodies and their risks to aquatic life (Included are reviews published between 2010 and 2020); Annex 4.3-2 Recent reviews and ...
  • Chapter 12/12: Transformative Actions to Minimize the Adverse Impacts of Pesticide and Fertilizers 

    United Nations Environment Programme; World Health Organization; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2022-03)
    This chapter on “transformative actions to minimize the adverse impacts of pesticide and fertilizers” is the 12th in a series of 12 chapters that make up a comprehensive compilation of scientific information. The chapters ...
  • Chapter 11/12: Current Fertilizer Risk Reduction and Risk Management 

    United Nations Environment Programme; World Health Organization; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2022-03)
    This chapter on “current fertilizer risk reduction and risk management” is the 11th in a series of 12 chapters that make up a comprehensive compilation of scientific information. The chapters were developed to both inform ...
  • Chapter 10/12: The Impact of Fertilizer Use 

    United Nations Environment Programme; World Health Organization; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2022-03)
    This chapter on “the impact of fertilizer use” is the 10th in a series of 12 chapters that make up a comprehensive compilation of scientific information. The chapters were developed to both inform and further elaborate on ...
  • Chapter 9/12: Environmental and Health Effects of Fertilizer Use 

    United Nations Environment Programme; World Health Organization; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2022-03)
    This chapter on “environmental and health effects of fertilizer use” is the 9th in a series of 12 chapters that make up a comprehensive compilation of scientific information. The chapters were developed to both inform and ...
  • Chapter 8/12: The Regulatory and Policy Environment of Fertilizer Management and Use 

    United Nations Environment Programme; World Health Organization; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2022-03)
    This chapter on “the regulatory and policy environment of fertilizer management and use” is the 8th in a series of 12 chapters that make up a comprehensive compilation of scientific information. The chapters were developed ...
  • Chapter 7/12: Status and Trends of Fertilizer Use 

    United Nations Environment Programme; World Health Organization; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2022-03)
    This chapter on “status and trends of fertilizer use” is the 7th in a series of 12 chapters that make up a comprehensive compilation of scientific information. The chapters were developed to both inform and further elaborate ...
  • Chapter 6/12: Current Pesticide Risk Reduction and Risk Management 

    United Nations Environment Programme; World Health Organization; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2022-03)
    This chapter on “current pesticide risk reduction and risk management” is the 6th in a series of 12 chapters that make up a comprehensive compilation of scientific information. The chapters were developed to both inform ...
  • Chapter 5/12: The Environmental, Human Health and Economic Impacts of Pesticides 

    United Nations Environment Programme; World Health Organization; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2022-03)
    This chapter on “the environmental, human health and economic impacts of pesticides” is the 5th in a series of 12 chapters that make up a comprehensive compilation of scientific information. The chapters were developed to ...
  • Chapter 4/12: Environmental and Health Effects of Pesticide Use 

    United Nations Environment Programme; World Health Organization; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2022-03)
    This chapter on “environmental and health effects of pesticide use” is the 4th in a series of 12 chapters that make up a comprehensive compilation of scientific information. The chapters were developed to both inform and ...
  • Chapter 3/12: The Regulatory and Policy Environment for Pesticide Management 

    United Nations Environment Programme; World Health Organization; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2022-03)
    This chapter on “the regulatory and policy environment for pesticide management” is the 3rd in a series of 12 chapters that make up a comprehensive compilation of scientific information. The chapters were developed to both ...
  • Chapter 2/12: Status and Trends of Pesticide Use 

    United Nations Environment Programme; World Health Organization; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2022-03)
    This chapter on “status and trends of pesticide use” is the 2nd in a series of 12 chapters that make up a comprehensive compilation of scientific information. The chapters were developed to both inform and further elaborate ...
  • Chapter 1/12: Global Drivers, Actors and Policies affecting Pesticides and Fertilizer Use 

    United Nations Environment Programme; World Health Organization; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2022-03)
    This chapter on “global drivers, actors and policies affecting pesticides and fertilizer use” is the 1st in a series of 12 chapters that make up a comprehensive compilation of scientific information. The chapters were ...
  • Annexes - Walking and Cycling in Africa: Evidence and Good Practice to Inspire Action 

    United Nations Environment Programme; United Nations Human Settlements Programme (2022-06)
  • Chapter 6. Embed Commitment in Policy 

    United Nations Environment Programme; United Nations Human Settlements Programme (2022-06)
    A walking and cycling policy either stand alone or as part of an integrated transport strategy, is an enabling condition that puts people and the planet first in transport planning. It sets out the intent of a government, ...
  • Chapter 5. Promote and Celebrate Walking and Cycling 

    United Nations Environment Programme; United Nations Human Settlements Programme (2022-06)
    People walking and cycling are often perceived a low value of time resulting in a general sense of irrelevance to their role in future planning. There are two common misconceptions about walking and cycling in African ...
  • Chapter 4. What Is It Like to Walk and Cycle in Africa? 

    United Nations Environment Programme; United Nations Human Settlements Programme (2022-06)
    Walking and cycling in most African cities is not only unsafe but also incredibly uncomfortable. Pedestrians and cyclists are often forced to share space with vehicles moving at very high speeds. A lack of adequate facilities ...
  • Chapter 1. Walking and Cycling: The Predominant Mode 

    United Nations Environment Programme; United Nations Human Settlements Programme (2022-06)
    Walking and cycling in Africa has long been a peripheral priority in transport planning and engineering. This is surprising since more people walk than use any other form of transport. Active travel also creates immeasurable ...

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