PAN UK Updates2018-08-06T11:25:23+01:00

PAN UK Updates

Insect identification guide for Ethiopian cotton fields

March 12th, 2019|

NEW COTTON RESOURCE One of the principles of Integrated Pest Management is to make maximum use of natural pest control services provided by beneficial insects. Farmers are often unaware of these predatory and parasitic insects [...]

Transitioning from EU to UK pesticide regime threatens to undermine standards

February 22nd, 2019|

by Josie Cohen (Head of Policy and Campaigns) PAN UK continues to work intensely on Brexit to make sure our pesticide standards aren’t weakened as a result of the UK’s exit from the EU. Over [...]

Pesticides contributing to a sixth mass extinction

February 15th, 2019|

It’s not the first time we’ve heard about declining insect numbers in recent years, but last week a global scientific study, the first of its kind, shocked even those working in the field to the [...]

Supporting sustainable vegetable farming in Ethiopia

December 10th, 2018|

Supporting healthy, sustainable and productive smallholder vegetable farming: PAN Ethiopia and PAN UK’s new joint project in the Central Rift Valley Excessive use of Highly Hazardous Pesticides (HHPs) on vegetable crops grown for the Ethiopian [...]

Croydon Council to end the use of glyphosate in parks and green spaces

December 5th, 2018|

Croydon Council has given its citizens an early Christmas present by committing to end the use of the controversial weed killer glyphosate in all of it public parks and green spaces. At a full council [...]

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