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Africa: Stockholm convention on persistent organic pollutants (POPs)

Africa: Stockholm convention on persistent organic pollutants (POPs)

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Uploaded 22 Feb 2012 by GRID-Arendal
Year: 2006 Author: Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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The process initiated by UNEP in 1995, materialised as the Stockholm convention in May 2001. The convention bans chemicals such as chlordane, DDT and PCB and other organic pesticides and industrial chemicals, as well as establishing precautionary approaches for the future. Most African countries are using agents, such as DDT, for control of disease vectors and pests under exemptions.
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