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PANUPS: Resource Pointer #141

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Resource Pointer #141

September 17, 1997

For copies of the following resources, please contact 
the appropriate publishers or organizations directly.


*Funding a Better Ban: Smart Spending on Methyl Bromide 
Alternatives in Developing Countries, 1997.* Kristin 
Schafer. Outlines specific recommendations for how to 
make best use of funds for phasing out methyl bromide 
and implementing alternatives, focusing particular 
attention on the Multilateral Fund, an international 
fund established to help developing countries phase out 
ozone depleting chemicals. Presents overview of methyl 
bromide use and trends in developing countries and 
summarizes alternatives. Provides recommendations for 
industrialized countries, developing countries, 
Multilateral Fund's Executive Committee and implementing 
agencies, and non-governmental organizations. 21 pp. 
US$5 (free to NGOs in developing countries). Contact 

*World Directory of Pesticide Control Organizations, 3rd 
Edition, 1996.* George Ekstrom, ed. Summarizes 
international and multilateral efforts regarding 
pesticides and provides information about pesticide 
regulatory agencies in many countries worldwide. For 
each country, provides contact information for agencies 
responsible for pesticide registration, training and 
certification, residue limits, residue analysis and 
other issues related to pesticide regulation. 520 pp. 
US$102 plus $4 shipping. Specify ISDN 0-85404-437X. 
American Chemical Society, 1155 Sixteenth St., NW, 
Washington, DC 20036; phone (202) 776-8100; fax (202) 
872-6067. Or contact Royal Society of Chemistry; 

*California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF) Membership 
Directory, 1997.* CCOF Statewide Office. Briefly 
describes CCOF, a non-profit organic advocacy and 
certification group. Lists certified and non-certified 
members of CCOF with contact information and cross lists 
farmers with products. Provides names of organic farms 
that hire apprentices/interns. 67 pp. US$5. CCOF 
Statewide Office, 1115 Mission St., Santa Cruz, CA 
95060; phone (408) 423-2263; fax (408) 423-4528; 

*Cross Border Links: A Directory of Organizations in 
Canada, Mexico and the United States, 1997.* Harry 
Browne, ed. Lists names of environmental and social 
justice organizations in North America, including 
contact information and brief descriptions. Intended to 
facilitate cross-border collaboration among activists 
and to keep pressure from environmentalists on NAFTA-
related institutions. 67 pp. US$5.95. Interhemispheric 
Resource Center, P.O. Box 2178, Silver City, NM 88062; 
phone (505) 388-0208; fax (505) 388-0619; email 
resourcectr@igc.org; www.zianet.com/irc1. 

*Faculty Series: Sustainable Assessment in Agriculture: 
Annotated Bibliography and Resource List of Methods, 
1997.* John Vickery and Luanne Lohr. Presents annotated 
bibliography of tools, publications and programs for 
assessing agricultural sustainability. Includes brief 
descriptions and contact information for resources 
regarding environmental impact assessments and 
assessments at crop, field and whole-farm levels. 43 pp. 
Available on web -- no charge for those unable to access 
web. Luanne Lohr, Dept. of Agriculture and Applied 
Economics, 314C Conner Hall, University of Georgia, 
Athens, GA 30602; phone (706) 542-2481; fax (706) 542-
0739; email llohr@agecon.uga.edu; 

We encourage those interested in having resources listed 
in the Online Resource Pointer to send review copies of 
publications, videos or other sources to our office 
(address listed below) or to contact Information Program 
Associate Adam Kirshner for further information.  

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