|Food & Fairness Case Studies|
Smallholders and pesticide issues in fresh fruit and vegetable supply chains, with a focus on Senegal.
The horticulture case study explores issues of pesticide use by African smallholders in export and local markets; health concerns for farmers and consumers, residues found in African and European tomatoes; and strategies for building demand for safer pest management and IPM.
Reducing hazardous pesticide practice in coffee supply chains
This case study looks at the approaches of six private, voluntary standards in coffee supply chains on controlling the use of hazardous pesticides and moving to safer pest management. It compares requirements on pesticide handling, prohibitions, use reduction, health and environmental protection, Integrated Pest Management and GM crops.