Obsolete pesticides repackaging training Tajikistan

Written by Wouter Pronk. Posted in Tajikistan

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Intensive training of a Tajik Governmental Committee for Emergencies team in the repackaging of obsolete pesticides has started on Friday 12 June in Khatlon Oblast, Southern Tajikistan. The training is provided in the frame of the project Demonstrating and Scaling Up Sustainable Alternatives to DDT for the control of vector borne diseases in Southern Caucasus and Central Asia. Milieukontakt and Green Cross Switzerland are the implementing this project in the region for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF). Repackaging of 65 tonnes prioritized DDT will be carried out later this month under supervision of Veolia International Field Services from Cardiff in the UK.

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