PAN Reports, Manuals and Guides

Pesticides and Food

Pesticides in Your Daily Bread (2014)

A consumer guide to pesticides in bread.
Find further details about the effects of pesticides on health here.

Pesticides in Your Daily Bread (2014)

Pesticides on a Plate (2013)

A consumer guide to pesticide issues in the food chain.
Find further details about the effects of pesticides on health here.

Pesticides on a Plate (2013)

Pesticides on a Plate (2007)

A consumer guide to pesticide issues in the food chain.
Find further details about the effects of pesticides on health here.

Pesticides on a Plate (2007)

The Alternative Pesticide Residues Report (2005)

What the government doesn’t tell us about pesticides in our food.

The Alternative Pesticide Residues Report 2005

Pesticides and Health

SHPF Toolkit (2017)

SHPF Toolkit

Paraquat – Adverse Health Effects (2017)

The Adverse Health Effects of Paraquat

Read our blog post about paraquat here.

Pesticides and Cotton

Cotton Without Highly Hazardous Pesticides – An Ethiopian Experience (2017)

2000 smallholder cotton farmers in Southern Ethiopia have adopted our sustainable farming methods and are achieving average yields over 100% higher than before. An organic producers’ cooperative is selling Grade A organic cotton at a premium price and have started supplying organic seed to farmers in the area.

Cotton without highly hazardous pesticides - an Ethiopian experience

Find further details of our work with cotton farmers here.

Sustainable Cotton Ranking (2016)

Assessing Company Performance

Sustainable Cotton Ranking 2016 - Assessing Company Performance

Read more about our work in cotton here.

Bees and Other Pollinator Factsheets

Bee Factsheet 10
Bee Factsheet 9
Bee Factsheet 8
Bee Factsheet 7
Bee Factsheet 6
Bee Factsheet 5
Bee Factsheet 4
Bee Factsheet 3
Bee Factsheet 2
Bee Factsheet 1
Bee Factsheet 9

Pesticide Alternatives

Food Spray Manual (2016)

PAN UK began working with Integrated Pest Management expert, Robert Mensah, ten years ago to develop a food spray, using cheap and locally available materials, to enhance populations of beneficial insects in smallholder cotton fields in Africa.

The Food Spray Manual - A Guide for Trainers

Find further details of our work with cotton farmers here.

Replacing Chemicals with Biology (2015)

Phasing out highly hazardous pesticides with agroecology.

Replacing chemicals with biology - phasing out highly hazardous pesticides with agroecology

What are the seven components of agroecology? Find out here.