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Agricutural inputs (fertilisers, pesticides etc)

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Date of publication: 30 January 2002
Description/subject: FAO/WHO Global Forum of Food Safety Regulators Marrakech, Morocco, 28 - 30 January 2002 "Being a developing agricultural country at least in a foreseeable future, Myanmar is inevitable the use of pesticides in agriculture food production although other parallel efforts of non-chemical nature are being endeavoured in pest control strategies. Although there is a low pesticide consumption rate in Mayanmar, the present data indicates the urgent need of a cautious control in the use through coordination and cooperation of various government agencies and the people themselves. In addition, agricultural pesticides use in the country is expected to be increased with the abrupt change of cropping pattern for high rice production and extension of various crops grown areas. The use of agro-chemical on food crops is estimated about 80% of the total. At that time the use of organo-chlorine insecticides (oc's) is decreasing but the percentage of those pesticides is total (about 10%) is still high. The use of pyrethroids is increasing..."
Author/creator: Mya Thwin, Thet Thet Mar
Language: English
Source/publisher: FAO, WHO
Format/size: html,pdf (27.14 KB)
Alternate URLs: ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/meeting/004/ab429e.pdf
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003

Title: The Plant Pest Quarantine Law - SLORC Law No. 8/93 (English)
Date of publication: 16 June 1993
Description/subject: The State Law and Order Restoration Council... The Plant Pest Quarantine Law... (The State Law and Order Restoration Council Law No. 8/93)... The 12th Waning Day of Nayon, 1355 ME. (16th June, 1993)
Language: English
Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
Format/size: pdf (76K)
Date of entry/update: 13 June 2013

Title: The Pesticide Law - SLORC Law No. 10/1990 (English)
Date of publication: 11 May 1990
Description/subject: Repealed by Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 14/2016
Language: English
Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC) via The Burma Lawyers' Council
Format/size: pdf (83K), html
Alternate URLs: http://web.archive.org/web/20110902222123/http://www.blc-burma.org/html/myanmar%20law/lr_e_ml90_10....
Date of entry/update: 09 December 2010