Capacity Building and Policy Reform for Pesticide Risk Reduction in Vietnam

Completed
Crop Production Sector Icon Policy Sector Icon Research Sector Icon
Provincial
January 1, 2009
January 1, 2011
USD 1,800,000
Project has gender component.
Mr. Ol Sam Each
Project / Program Manager
Email: homktm@yahoo.com
Phone: +855 (12) 759-876

Project Information

The project's overall development objective was to promote sustainable, safe, profitable and environmentally-sound intensification of agricultural production through the development, promotion and practice of Integrated Pest Management (IPM).

Its immediate objective was to assist the Vietnamese Government, MARD and PPD, and PPSDs of 21 selected provinces and local research institutions and Universities in particular, in strengthening their policy and regulatory frameworks for pest and pesticide management, in line with the national Food Safety action plans and relevant international conventions that the Government has ratified.

Complementary Information

The project had gender target that women and small children would benefit from reduced exposure as a result of project supported activities on community education and mobilization for pesticide risk reduction.

Project Locations

Bac Giang, Can Tho, Ho Chi Minh, Hai Duong, Ha Noi, Hai Phong, Ha Tinh, Nghe An, Ninh Binh, Nam Dinh, Thai Binh

Project Sectors

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