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Document ID (ISN)62961
CIS number 94-1633
ISSN - Serial title 0098-4108 - Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health
Year 1993
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Mbiapo F., Youovop G.
Title Regulation of pesticides in Cameroon
Bibliographic information May 1993, Vol.39, No.1, p.1-10. 7 ref.
Abstract A study was carried out to evaluate the pesticide regulatory system in Cameroon. Current procedures for the registration, importation and distribution of pesticides are described. The study shows that Cameroon has insufficient legislation in this area. Registration does not exist, and attestations of importation are issued by the Ministry of Agriculture following efficiency tests on the product. Importation and distribution are carried out in less than ideal conditions. There is a need for training and information of all those involved in work with pesticides and for appropriate legislation.
Descriptors (primary) Cameroon; legislation; pesticides
Descriptors (secondary) agricultural chemicals; import licences; developing countries; agriculture; Africa
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceCameroon
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals