Kick the pesticide habit: forces affecting pesticide use and pesticide policy in the fringe of Hanoi and Nanjing, stakeholders' perspectives and policy recommendations

E. den Belder, X. Shi Xiaoping, Dihn Ti Hai Van, Tran Manh Tuong, J. Nooy-van Tol

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    Abstract

    This study intends to contribute in the effort to develop a more rational crop protection strategy and an environmentally sound production in the fringe of Nanjing (China) and Hanoi (Vietnam). This paper reports on the first results of a research project jointly executed in China and Vietnam by national research institutes together with institutes from the Netherlands and Portugal. This study identified the institutional, political and price factors influencing current levels of pesticide use and identified the relative weight given to these factors in both cities by stakeholders groups (including farmers, consumers, policymakers, pesticide companies, extensionists
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationWageningen
    PublisherPlant Research International
    Number of pages22
    Publication statusPublished - 2006

    Publication series

    NameNote / Plant Research International
    PublisherPlant Research International
    No.426

    Keywords

    • pesticides
    • usage
    • agricultural policy
    • vietnam

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