Title of document: Briefing Note “Pesticide Use in Lao PDR: Health and Environmental Impact”_Version Lao&English

Authors: Sopavanh Rassapong, Chanthaly Syfongxay, Ianlang Phanthanivong, Bounlue Syhalad, Soubin Phimmahthut, Thongsern Manyvong, Bandith Keothongkham, Dr. Surat Hongsibsong, Annie Shattuck, Andrew Bartlett

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Ministry/Government Agency/Organisation: RURAS, DTEAP

Year of publication: 2018

Geographic focus: Lao PDR

Main issues / topics addressed (for example: Increasing Pesticide Use; Food Safety; Public Health; Environmental Risks from Pesticides; Conclusions and Recommendations……)

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This Policy Brief is an output of the Sub Sector Working Group for Farmers and Agribusiness (SSWG-FAB). Data collection and analysis was supported by the Lao Upland Rural Advisory Service (LURAS), a program of SDC and MAF, implemented by Helvetas in partnership with the Department for Technical Extension and AgroProcessing (DTEAP).