• Yavatmal pesticides poisonings- Swiss judicial system takes victims’ complaints seriously

    Press Release 24th August 2022 In autumn 2017, hundreds of farmers and farm workers suffered severe poisoning while spraying pesticides on cotton fields in the central Indian district of Yavatmal. 23 of them died. Reports by PAN Indiaand Public Eyedocumented the context and the consequences. While Syngenta still denies any responsibility for the events, official […]

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  • Lack of justice for Syngenta’s poisoning victims in Yavatmal lamentable

    Yavatmal | 27  June 2022 Pesticide Action Network Asia Pacific (PANAP) and PAN India today lamented the refusal of the pesticide multinational company Syngenta to acknowledge wrongdoing and provide remedy for 51 victims of poisoning in Yavatmal, India caused by its product Polo (Diafenthurion). This comes after the Swiss National Contact Point (NCP) for the […]

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  • Yavatmal pesticide poisonings: Syngenta gets away without providing remedy to Indian farmers

    Bern/ Yavatmal | 17  June 2022 In autumn 2017, hundreds of farmers and farm workers suffered severe poisoning while spraying pesticides on cotton fields in the central Indian district of Yavatmal. 23 of them died. While Syngenta still denies any responsibility for the events, official police records from local authorities show that 96 cases of poisoning, […]

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  • Farming community demands strengthened efforts to protect children from harmful effects of agrochemicals

    Dattapur, Yavatmal: Today (November 20th) the international children’s day, farmers, women, youth and children joined for an awareness creation meeting on the need for protecting children from harmful effects of pesticides, in Dattapur village in Yavatmal District in Maharashtra. Senior farmers from the village spoke about ill health of using toxic chemicals from their experience […]

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  • Third Annual General Meeting of MAPPP demand compensation and rehabilitation package for victims of pesticide poisoning

    Participants of this meeting expressed their solidarity with the victims of pesticides in Eluru (Andhra Pradesh), Burla (Odisha) and Arakkonam (Tamilnadu) and in various other places of India. Most of these victims are farmers and farm workers. Yavatmal: On the occasion of the third annual general meeting, members of MAPPP met in Yavatmal on 31stJanuary […]

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  • Resource Group Training for Youth in Yavatmal

    MAPPP together with Shetkari Nyayhakk Andolan Samithi and PAN India organised a one day Youth Resource Group training to sensitise them on the health and environmental effects of pesticides; Options for farmers in crop protection. The program was organised on the 30th of January 2021 at the Senior Citizen Bhavan in Yavatmal City. About 35 […]

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  • यवतमाळ विषाक्तता: सिंजेंटा के कीटनाशक अधिकतम शामिल हैं

    अधिक लोग प्रभावित, स्वास्थ्य के लिए अधिक गंभीर नुकसान: भारत के यवतमाल जिले में सिंजेंटा के “पोलो” की विषाक्तता पहले से कहीं अधिक है। यह केवल पंजीकृत दस्तावेजों द्वारा इंगित किया गया है, फिर भी बासेल में स्थित कृषि-रासायनिक कंपनी अभी भी भारत में अत्यधिक विषाक्त उत्पाद बेचती है। नतीजतन, आज ५१ प्रभावित परिवार स्विस ओईसीडी नॅशनल कॉन्टॅक्ट पॉईंट पर एक विशेष उदाहरण स्थापित कर रहे हैं।

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  • यवतमाळ विषबाधा: सिंजेंटाचे कीटकनाशक जास्त प्रमाणात गुंतलेले आहे

    एमएपीपीपी पब्लिक आय, ईसीसीएचआर, पॅन इंडिया आणि पॅन एपी कडून प्रेस रिलीझ : 18.09.2020 अधिक लोक प्रभावित, आरोग्यास अधिक गंभीर नुकसान: भारतातील यवतमाळ जिल्ह्यात सिंजेंटाच्या “पोलो” या किटकानाशमुळे विषबाधा झाल्याच्या घटना पूर्वीपेक्षा बऱ्याच मोठ्या प्रमाणात घडल्या. हे केवळ नोंदणीकृत केलेल्या कागदपत्रांद्वारे दर्शविले गेले आहे, तरीही बासेल येथे स्थित असलेली कृषी-रसायन कंपनी अजूनही अत्यंत विषारी उत्पादन भारतात विकते. याचा परिणाम म्हणून, […]

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  • Yavatmal Poisonings: Syngenta’s Pesticide Far More Heavily Involved

    PRESS RELEASE | MAPPP, PAN India, PAN AP, Public Eye and ECCHR | 18th September 2020 The incidents of occupational pesticide poisoning in 2017 by Syngenta’s “Polo” in the Indian region of Yavatmal took place on a far larger scale than previously thought. This is shown by exclusively accessed documents, yet the Basel-based agro-chemical firm still sells its highly toxic product […]

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  • Empowering Farmers to get rid of Pesticide Poisoning

    First MAPPP Annual meeting at Subhash Sharma Organic Farm, Tiwasa, Yavatmal Commemorating Bhopal Gas tragedy, No pesticide Use Day is observed all over the world on the 3rd December. The Annual meeting of MAPPP was organised on this day at Subhash Sharma’s Organic farm located in Yavatmal. This meeting, ‘Empowering Farmers to get rid of Pesticide Poisoning’ […]

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