Health Rights Impacts by Agrochemical Business: Legally Challenging the “Myth of Safe Use”

@inproceedings{Terwindt2018HealthRI,
  title={Health Rights Impacts by Agrochemical Business: Legally Challenging the “Myth of Safe Use”},
  author={Carolijn Terwindt and Shaelyn Gambino Morrison and Christian Schliemann},
  year={2018}
}
The past decades have seen enormous growth in the agrochemical industry. Its pesticides and fertilisers promise to farmers worldwide an increase in yields and a decrease in labour input. The expansion of the pesticides industry results in tremendous costs to others – in the form of chronic illness, acute injuries, and environmental degradation. Such costs are borne disproportionately by farm and plantation workers in the Global South due to a perilous combination of weak regulation, lack of… CONTINUE READING

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