Safe pesticides use

In an effort to heighten awareness of proper storage of chemicals, the Pesticides and Toxic Chemicals Control Board (PTCCB) today launched a three-year pilot project which was held under the theme, “Enhancing and Promoting Sound Chemicals Management through Safe Storage of Pesticides.

GINA said the launching which was held at Cane Grove aims to equip 150 pesticide users with storage Cabinets during 2014.

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One of the storage cabinets which was handed over to the farmers at Cane Grove today. (GINA photo)

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